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April 28, 2021

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Five Canadian Companies with Insta-Success

A key component to selling is catching the customer’s eye and building brand recognition. There are few better ways to do that these days than through Instagram. Here are five Canadian woodworking companies getting a lot of ... Read more.

Message From the Editor

Welcome to the third issue of Wood Industry Weekly E-digest! We’re very excited to be providing up-to-date and interesting content for you. And the feedback so far has indicated we’re succeeding, so thank you for reading and sharing your thoughts. We’re always looking for contributing writers, so if you have some ideas for an article you’d like to write, even a series of them, please reach out and let’s discuss. And please let us know if you have any updates to share!

– Alethea Spiridon, co-editor

NR Murphy

Latest News

Quebec 2021-2022 Budget: Four Billion to Grow the Economy

The Quebec government announced it was devoting four billion dollars to accelerate growth and the transition to the new economy in the 2021-2022 budget. “For a year ... Read more.

Federal Budget 2021 Supports Skilled Trades Training

Canada’s federal budget 2021 lays out some important groundwork for a strong economic recovery including notable investments to recruit and train workers to ... Read more.

Mass Timber Investments to Change Face of B.C. Construction

British Columbia is providing funding for 12 mass timber demonstration and research projects and has established a new advisory council to accelerate the adoption of ... Read more.

Rev-A-Shelf Acquires Top Drawer Components

Rev-A-Shelf Company, LLC, announced earlier this month it has reached an agreement in principle to purchase Top Drawer Components of Apache Junction, Az. Rev-A-Shelf will continue and expand all manufacturing for Top Drawer ... Read more.

New President at South Shore Furniture

A big change for South Shore Furniture has recently taken place. Jean-Stéphane Tremblay has been appointed as the company’s new president and chief of operations. With numerous years of experience in management ... Read more.



Tall-timber projects push the boundaries of wood-frame construction

They say everything old is new again, and it must be true. Otherwise, who would’ve predicted wooden buildings would become the last word in architectural innovation? Read more.


Latest Products

Uneeda Soft and Hard Density Pads

A soft-density interface pad is a product made of light-weight, open-cell foam, with hook and loop attachments, that provides a very soft cushion for your abrasives. This piece is used between the sanding sheet and a hook and loop ... Read more.

Festool Cordless Impact Drill TID 18-Basic

This compact powerhouse offers an impressive service life thanks to its extremely robust hammer mechanism. The perfect combination of the new generation brushless EC-TEC motor and the battery pack ensure maximum ... Read more.


Law, Design, Technology

New Benchtop Planers Surpassing the Benchmarks

Everyone knows a planer is an essential tool in any woodworker’s shop; that’s why it’s so important to have one that’s reliable and effective for dressing lumber. The best part of the benchtop model is how much less space ... Read more.

Latest Events

April 28 – 29, Architect@Work Canada, Toronto, ON

May 4 – 7, Interzum, Cologne, Germany

May 10 – 13, Interior Design Show, Toronto, ON

June 16 – 18, TISE: The International Surface Event, Las Vegas, NV

July 20 – 23, AWFS Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

September 14 - 17, Drema, Poznan, Poland

October 4 – 6, NeoCon, Chicago, IL

October 9 - 13, Intermob, Istanbul, Turkey

October 12 - 15, SICAM, Pordenone, Italy

November 4 - 6, WMS: Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference and Expo, Toronto, Ont.

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