May 1-4, 2018
Woodworking Industry Conference (WIC18)
Hyatt Regency Maui - Maui, HI

August 22-25, 2018
International Woodworking Fair (IWF 2018)
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA

October 1-3, 2018
WMMA Regional Networking Meeting
Loews Minneapolis Hotel
Minneapolis, MN


NAM Monday Economic Report — March 5, 2018
There were more encouraging signs for manufacturers last week in the economic data. For instance, the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 60.8 in February, the highest level since May 2004. Read more ...

Global Manufacturing Economic Update — Third Quarter
The third quarter NAM 2016 Manufacturers' Outlook Survey shows manufacturers continue to cope with policy headwinds. Read more ...


Woodworking Network
Stiles to share customer secrets to success at IWF 2018

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Stiles Machinery plans to reveal the secret to their customers’ successes at this year’s International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta, Georgia, August 22-25, 2018.

With the support of the Stiles’ team of product and service specialists, manufacturers receive access to a vast inventory of ready-to-ship parts, the company’s university, 24-hour technical support, and the expertise of over more than 150 field service technicians nationwide.

Attendees to IWF in Atlanta will have the opportunity to meet the Stiles team in person and hear about what they can provide for manufacturers of all sizes. Stiles will also reveal the next generation of machine design and digital innovation from Homag. The company’s integrated production equipment for the woodworking industry was shown at the recent Holz-Handwerk fair in Nuremberg, Germany. Visit Stiles Machinery’s booth #5035 and #5053 at IWF 2018. See

Posted: 04/19/2018

Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association elects 2018 officers
GREENVILLE, S.C. - At the Southern Cypress Manufacturers Association's (SCMA) annual meeting on Mar. 21, members elected officers for 2018.
Mark Tuck, Gates Milling, Gatesville, North Carolina, was elected president. With nearly three decades in the wood products industry, Tuck currently serves as president of Gates Milling, of which he is the owner alongside his wife, Nancy.
Tripp Josey, Josey Lumber Company, Scotland Neck, North Carolina, was elected vice president. He joined Josey Lumber Company in 2002 following his graduation from North Carolina State University. Josey currently serves as vice president of the company.
The SCMA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of cypress building products to trade professionals and consumers.

Posted: 04/19/2018


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Industry Leaders Converge on Capitol Hill For Day of Advocacy
Leaders from the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America, Woodworking Machinery Industry Association and Association of Woodworking & Furnishing Suppliers converged on Capitol Hill on June 21 to advocate for the most important policy needs of the industry. First-time attendee Dan Christensen, Pillar Machine, and WMMA Public Policy Committee member, talked about his experiences in this short video.

WMMA Announces winner of 2017 Baldwin Award at WIC17
WMMA awarded the 2017 Baldwin Award to Past President Jamison Scott during WIC 2017 in Rancho Mirage, CA. Scott, who serves as executive vice president of Air Handling Systems, a third generation family-owned business in Woodbridge, Connecticut, has a long history of service to the Association and to the industry as a whole. Click here to read more

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May 12, 2017 2017
WMMA Past President, Jamison Scott, Wins Baldwin Award

May 4, 2017 2017
2017 Board of Directors Announced

January 30, 2017
Dan Bond Selected as the Next Executive Director of WMMA

August 27, 2016

August 12, 2016
WMMA Member TR Herzog Named Among Top 40 Under 40 Wood Industry Superstars

July 28, 2016
WMMA Announces First Regional Meeting

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