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May 5, 2021

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Innovation at Inovem: 3D Configurator

Looking to further their development within client experience, Inovem, a college technology transfer centre serving the furniture and woodworking industries in Quebec, is looking for manufacturing partners working in ... Read more.

Message From the Editor

This week we’re thrilled to welcome submissions from some of our new contributors. We’ve been enjoying hearing your ideas and seeing what you’ve been up to, so keep them coming! We love to see different perspectives within the industry. Of course, we love to talk about design and technology, but we’re excited to share perspectives from the business and education facets of our industry this week. Our e-digest is all about delivering well-rounded articles that can help you bring value to your business. We hope you enjoy, and we’ve got more to come!

- Grace Tatigian, co-editor

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Latest News

Labour Shortage in Lumber

One of the hot topics at the Montreal Wood Convention (MWC) this year was how the pandemic has impacted how work is done in the lumber industry. Discussing this topic were four heavy-hitters: Cees de Jager, CEO of the Softwood ... Read more.

Budget confirms 16-week CERS extension

The Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) will now be available until at least September 25, 2021, but at gradually declining levels after July 3. The newly released 2021 federal budget earmarks approximately $1.9 billion ... Read more.

New Multi-Use Airport Hangar Debuts Innovative Wood Design in Canada

Canada’s forest sector is transforming the materials we use in construction. Using mass timber in building construction helps lower emissions, advance innovation in ... Read more.

Biesse Group Expanding International Presence

Biesse Group, a leading multinational in the processing of wood, glass, stone advanced materials, and metal has announced the expansion of its international network with new branches opening in Israel, Japan, and Brazil to ... Read more.



Back-to-Basics for Business-to-Business Marketing

It takes more than a sturdy name and solid reputation to generate business. And while business-to-business (B2B) marketing is a sure-fire strategy, it can also be hard to break through the noise. Read more.

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Latest Products

Holz-Her Dynestic CNC Router

HOLZ-HER’s nesting technology ensures efficient formatting and drilling on one machine. The panel is held by large-surface vacuum on a wear plate. The advantage of this production method is production of exactly formatted ... Read more.

DYNAPLAN planning software from Blum

Blum has released a successor product for their tried and tested DYNAPLAN planning software: the Cabinet Configurator by Blum. Plan entire cabinets in your web browser free of charge, without the need for installation and ... Read more.


Law, Design, Technology

2021 Interior Design Show Launches Spring Resiliency Virtual Conference

Celebrating 23 years of innovation, one of North America’s top design summits, the Interior Design Show (IDS), will live on a virtual stage from Monday, May 10 to Thursday, ... Read more.

CeflaLive Global Event

Cefla Finishing, the leading supplier of finishing, decoration, and digital printing solutions, is hosting a Finishing TechWeek in its four global locations worldwide, taking place June 7-11, 2021 ... Read more.


Latest Events

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

June 21, AWMAC ON Al Sparling Memorial Golf Tournament, Oakville, ON

June 5 - 9, High Point Market, High Point, NC

June 7 - 11, CeflaLiveGlobal

June 8 - 10, Wood Pro Expo, West Palm Beach, FL

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

July 7 - 9, NWFA Expo, Orlando, FL

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

September 5 - 10, EuroCucina, Milan, Italy

September 14 - 17, DREMA, Poznan, Poland

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