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IWF 2020 is Cancelled

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our lives and enterprises, IWF 2020 and the global woodworking industry it serves are not immune to such intrusion. That inescapable reality lies at the heart of the difficult decision to cancel this year’s event.

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Virginia Tech Housing Report – February 2020

Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service has published its housing market commentaries for February 2020.  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-2020-02a-february-main.pdf Part 2: Economic conditions - https://www.woodproducts.sbio.vt.edu/housing-report/casa-2020-02b-february-econ-cond.pdf The housing…

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Biesse Group Donates PPE Equipment

The Biesse Group continues to provide tangible support for the local fight against Covid-19. Following a donation for the purchase of technology to help the most critical patients and a fundraising campaign, the manufacturing departments are also being recruited, specifically the unit that handles Additive Manufacturing.

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Virginia Tech Housing Report – January 2020

Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service has published its housing market commentaries for January 2020.  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-2020-01a-january-main.pdf Part 2: Economic conditions - https://www.woodproducts.sbio.vt.edu/housing-report/casa-2020-01b-january-econ-cond.pdf The housing…

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In Memoriam: WMIA Legal Counsel Neil Kuenn

WMIA regretfully reports that the Association’s long-time legal counsel, Neil Kuenn, passed away on Thursday, February 13. Kuenn had announced his retirement last fall, and was inducted into the WMIA Hall of Honor shortly thereafter. The photo above is from the evening he was presented with this recognition by WMIA Chairman of the Board Jim Besonen and Vice-Chairman of the Board Pascal Doucet.

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