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September 15, 2021

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Monte: Carving a name in Canadian home furniture

For Ralph Montemurro, the inspiration to launch an upholstery and home furniture business sprung from a nursery. “About 16 years ago, my wife and I were on our third child and designing a more contemporary home. .... Read more.

Message From the Editor

The fall magazine is out, which means you have a ton to read! Besides the ten articles that you've come to expect from our e-digest, we have a sponsored content piece and over 40 pages of magazine content. Enjoy!

– Grace Tatigian, Managing Editor

NR Murphy

Sponsored Content

The Grass is Greener

For Grass, environmental protection is a fundamental corporate objective. The company pursues the goal of preventing or reducing environmental impacts at their very source. This means adopting an integrated approach ... Read more.

Latest News

Fall magazine is now live!

As you know, in addition to our weekly e-digest, we publish a quarterly magazine. The fall issue is now available; you should check it out! One of the hot topics of this issue is sustainability. As you know, in addition to our weekly e-digest, ... Read more.

Wood: largest contributing factor to this summer’s IPPI decline

According to Statistics Canada, the Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI) decreased by 0.4% month over month in June. Year over year, the index was up 16.2%.  ... Read more.

Inscape Announces First Quarter 2022 Financial Results

Inscape, a leading designer and manufacturer of furnishings and movable wall systems for the workplace, recently announced its results of operations for the ... Read more.

New look for CHPVA

The Canadian Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association (CHPVA) recently updated its logo and website. The CHPVA is the national association representing the Canadian hardwood plywood and veneer industry ... Read more.



In cahoots with the competition

After the summer issue of Wood Industry magazine came out, Chris McKaskell of McKaskell Haindl Design Build reached out to me. He told me that my editor’s note on the importance of community in our industry .... Read more.


Latest Products

HPL compact panel thickness & high load capacities

No problem for RAMPA insert type E! The numerous advantages of HPL (high-pressure laminate) compact panels are well known in various fields of application. Experience has shown that optimal processing solutions ... Read more.

UniMelt adhesive applicator

UniMelt can be used for all common adhesive applications; doctor blades, adhesive rollers, and slot coaters. Works with EVA and PUR hot melt adhesives. For all commercially available adhesive blocks from 2-20 kg or granulates. ... Read more.


Law, Design, Technology

EGGER Wood Products Releases Virtual Plant Tour

EGGER Wood Products now offers a virtual tour of its new $500 million manufacturing plant in Lexington, N.C.—its first North American production facility. The online plant tour shows behind-the-scenes views of the raw ... Read more.

CNC Essentials: How to Maximize Your Machine

A CNC is usually the first major equipment purchase a woodworker makes, and it’s important to know how to both choose and use it well. During the 2021 AWFS Fair, Brian Clancy brought his CNC advice ... Read more.


Latest Events

October 4 - 6, NeoCon, Chicago, IL

October 7, Manufacturing Matters, Online

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

October 20, Funding for Canadian Manufacturers, Online

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

November 2, Secure Funding for Hiring & Training, Online

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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