Industry News

Popularity of Panel Processing Is Picking UpPanel processing, with its focus on composite materials and decorative surface materials, may represent the future of woodworking, and John Aufderhaar saw it coming.
Atlantic Plywood, Ahead of the Technology CurveIn a field where female workers and younger generations are underrepresented, Emily Vella is both. The 37-year-old has served as director of marketing at Woburn, Mass.-based Atlantic Plywood for the last six of her eight years with the distributor.
PRESS RELEASE: 2017 AWFS® Fair Experiences 17% Growth in AttendanceAWFS®Fair 2017 attendance increased over 2015 as the show hosted 12,306 registered attendees (a 17% increase) and 18,457 total participants including 683 exhibiting companies occupying the entirety of the Central hall and drawing industry professionals from 67 nations around the world.
PRESS RELEASE: Woodwork Career Alliance to Highlight Workforce Development in VegasNellysford, VA – May 16, 2017 - The Woodwork Career Alliance of North America (WCA), celebrating its 10th anniversary as the champion of woodworking skill standards, will present a well-rounded collection of workforce development tools and strategies at the AWFS Fair July 19-22 in Las Vegas.
Free Member Webinar: Managing People & HR in the Trump Era – What to Expect from Federal, State and Local RegulatorsFrom mandatory E-verify to paid child-care, reading the tea-leaves of what to expect from the Trump administration relating to workplace laws and regulations can be a challenge. In this free webinar, experts from NBMDA partner, the Affinity HR Group, will try to do just that. Panelists will also p