Machine Solutions hosts Manufacturing Day event

  • October 18, 2018

On Friday, October 5, Machine Solutions hosted a Manufacturing Day event at their Jasper Tech Center. Seventy local high school students attended the event showcasing automation, robotics, and CNC programming. At the event, each student programmed their name into a…

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Virginia Tech Housing Report – August 2018

  • October 16, 2018

Virginia Tech - U.S. Forest Service has published its housing market commentaries for August 2018.  These commentaries contain in-depth data and comments on the U.S. housing market. Part 1: Main - https://www.woodproducts.sbio.vt.edu/housing-report/casa-2018-08a-august-main.pdf Part 2: Economic conditions - https://www.woodproducts.sbio.vt.edu/housing-report/casa-2018-08b-august-econ-cond.pdf The housing…

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WCA Issues First Diamond Credential

  • September 28, 2018

"The International Woodworking Fair, held Aug 22-25 in Atlanta, provided the Woodwork Career Alliance of North America with much cause to celebrate. For starters, Patrick Molzahn, woodworking instructor at Madison College in Madison, WI, received the first Diamond credential ever…

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Lockdowel names Stephen P. Anderson CEO

  • September 21, 2018

"Woodworking fastening systems maker Lockdowel Inc. has announced the addition of Stephen P. Anderson as the company’s CEO. He brings more than 25 years of experience leading private, public and family-owned building and wood product companies, including Enkeboll Designs, Pergo,…

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SCM donates $15,000 to Wounded Warrior Project

  • August 30, 2018

"SCM presented a check for $15,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project during the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta. The Wounded Warrior Project organization's mission is to honor and empower wounded service members. SCM matched 100 percent the donations made by…

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Wood Industry Resource Collaborative aiming to grow workforce

  • August 30, 2018

"Eleven wood industry associations have announced the formation of a coalition aimed primarily at perpetuating the long-term growth of the industry by sustaining an engaged workforce. Since its formative two-day brainstorming meeting in November 2017, the group has chosen to…

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