July 22-25, 2015
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, Nevada
WMMA Members: Join us for our Networking Breakfast at AWFS

April 12-15, 2016
Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC)
CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort
Cancun, Mexico

September 14-17, 2015
WMMA Board/Committee Meetings & DC Fly In
Arlington, VA
Contact WMMA for more information


National Association of Manufacturers Monday Economic Report: May 18, 2015
Once again, there was evidence last week that significant headwinds have dampened activity in the manufacturing sector. The sector added just 1,000 net new workers in April, marking the third consecutive month with soft hiring. Read more...


Woodworking Network
Scm Newest Edge Finish Units Adapt to Handle Delicate Laminates
Scm Group's Stefani edgebanders fitted with YU/SP – L end trimming units make machining very delicate materials extremely simple. New R - HD trimming units , RSU - HD chamfering units and RCS - HD edge scraper units minimize the interaction between panel and track feeler.

Posted: 05/28/2015

Upscale Hostel Interiors Signal New Market Aimed at Millennials
Hostels could open a new niche in architectural interiors, with accommodatoins aimed at Millennial travelers who prize urban reclaimed wood, or trendy gloss panel chic. Generator Hostels and Freehand are among operators entering the market.

Posted: 05/27/2015

Cefla North America appoints new managers
Cefla Finishing Group has appointed Brent Warren as sales manager and Massimo Di Russo has general manager.

Posted: 05/28/2015

Woodworking Magazine for the Professional Woodworker | Woodshop News
Go back to school at the College of Woodworking Knowledge

Leading furniture makers, design experts and business pros will share their victories and the lessons learned along the way during the College of Woodworking Knowledge education program at the 2015 AWFS fair in Las Vegas.

Posted: 05/28/2015

CMA plans host of events at AWFS

The Cabinet Makers Association, a group for small-shop professionals, plans several activities during the 2015 AWFS Fair in Las Vegas.

Posted: 05/28/2015


Current News:

The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA) has announced the winner of its Ralph B. Baldwin Award, the association's highest honor. The award was presented to John Schultz, past president of the Association. Announcement of the award was made at the Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC), which took place at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas. Full information is available here.

WMMA Pavilion Continues to Provide Members with Opportunities at LIGNA

IWF: And the Final Numbers Are...

The final numbers for IWF 2014 are in, and they're nothing short of phenomenal. The total at-show attendance (all days) was 23,463, which broke down as follows:
Attendance (General):
Verified: Advance-Registered: 7,422
Verified: On-site Registered (includes press, speakers, students): 6,915
Unspecified: 63
Total Verified Buyers: 14,400
Exhibiting Personnel: 9,063

Mark your calendar for the next IWF, August 24-27, 2016, and get ready for your own impressive numbers.

Hear what current WMMA members are saying about the valuable benefits and the many rewards of WMMA membership.

ANSI Update
A revision of the ANSI standard O1.1-1, entitled 01.1-1 (2015) Safety Requirements for Fixed Angle Jump Saws, has been published is available for purchase through the ANSI e-standard store. WMMA Members are entitled to receive one complimentary copy of the standard per company upon request. Click here if you are interested in receiving a copy of the standard.

The Cutting Edge, WMMA's monthly e-publication

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Press Releases

May 5, 2015
WMMA Offers Industry Resources at LIGNA

April 27, 2015
WMMA Announces New Board of Directors

April 23, 2015
WMMA Past President, John Schultz, Wins Baldwin Award

December 4, 2014
Registration Open for WIC 2015

October 24, 2014
WMMA Celebrates U.S. World Standards Day

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