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September 1, 2021

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Standardizing your processes

As the manager of a small millwork company, I hear a lot of frustration from our employees surrounding foundational processes on topics such as: These were tasks that were being completed all the time... Read more.

Message From the Editor

Innovation is the key to moving forward. Innovation doesn't just mean owning the latest and greatest equipment. It's about finding small ways you can improve in all areas of your business. It means funding research for new technology and talking with like-minded innovators to find creative solutions. Check out these companies and initiatives that are prioritizing innovation.

– Grace Tatigian, Managing Editor


Latest News

WTD 2021 registration now open

Registration for the Canadian Woodworking Machinery Distributors Association’s Woodworking Technology Days 2021 event is now open. To do so, simply visit the Eventbrite page and fill out the information. ... Read more.

Conifex curtails lumber production

Conifex Timber Inc. recently announced that it has made the difficult decision to temporarily curtail lumber production at its Mackenzie, British Columbia sawmill for two weeks commencing August 23, 2021. ... Read more.

TWIG launches Knot Another Wood Panel

TWIG is a network & community of wood-related professionals focused on facilitating creative projects and product development using local resources. They are creating an industry-leading forest products ... Read more.

New Centre of Forest Innovation at NSCC

A new Centre of Forest Innovation operated by Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) will advance the shift to ecological forestry practices in the province and train the next generation of forestry professionals. ... Read more.


Peering in on Canada’s Window and Door Manufacturers

Canada’s window and doors sector has always been framed by industry challenges and a push for innovation. Today is no exception as manufacturers pursue more .... Read more.


Latest Products

Dynapro Slide system

The Dynapro belongs to the most successful concealed slides worldwide for full extensions. It is movement technology with a proven track record. The Dynapro is a one-slide system for both steel and wooden drawers. ... Read more.

One Micron Filtration System

Transor’s patented OMF (One Micron Filtration) enables the VOLLMER machines to achieve faster cycle times and consistent, accurate finishes on complex circular saw blade tooth tops and faces, ... Read more.


Law, Design, Technology

Is your fingerjoint cutting knife a cut above?

There are many theories in the industry on the best way to prolong fingerjoint cutting knives to have them produce a better chip load. There are just as many ways in practice that don’t follow the recommended guidelines, ... Read more.

Going to bat for the environment

How are artificial intelligence, climate change, and baseball connected? More than you might think. Ash is the most popular wood species for making bats, prized for its flexibility, which players believe gives more “whip”;  ... Read more.


Latest Events

September 14, Fall Funding Grants For Canadian Businesses, Online

September 14, TWIG: Knot Another Wood Panel, Online

September 14 - 17, DREMA, Poznan, Poland

October 4 - 6, NeoCon, Chicago, IL

October 7 - 9, AfriWood, Nairobi, Kenya

October 9 - 13, Intermob, Istanbul, Turkey

October 12 - 15, SICAM, Milan, Italy

October 14 - 15, Wood Pro Expo, Lancaster, PA

November 1 - 6, Woodworking Technology Days, Toronto, ON

November 4 - 6, WMS: Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference and Expo, Mississaugua, ON


Contributors wanted! We’re always looking for contributing writers and stories for our newsletter. If you have something you’d like to share with readers and want more details, please email Grace at


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