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November 10, 2021

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Using Teams in a project-focused environment

Watts S. Humphrey, the father of quality in software, once said that: “Every business is a software business.” Making custom millwork is incredibly hard. We are dealing with large scopes of work, intricate details, and tight timelines. ... Read more.

Message From the Editor

Here at Wood Industry, we're big fans of teamwork. It's so important to deliver on quality projects, run a successful company, or put together a great event. It takes a lot of people working together to achieve the best results. This week, we focus on teamwork and some of the fantastic products from last week's WTD.

– Grace Tatigian, Managing Editor


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Latest News

Employment regains pre-pandemic level

Employment rose by 157,000 (+0.8%) in September, the fourth consecutive monthly increase. The unemployment rate fell by 0.2 percentage points to 6.9%. Employment gains in September were concentrated in full-time work, ... Read more.

BC’s revamped forest policy puts the environment and people first

British Columbia has introduced legislation that will make BC’s approach to forests more focused on sustainability, return more benefits to people and local communities, ... Read more.

Outlook of rural businesses amid the pandemic

With rising vaccination rates and the easing of restrictions, rural Canadian businesses continued to adapt to the effects of the pandemic over the summer. This analysis of the Canadian Survey on Business Conditions, ... Read more.

West Fraser to acquire US OSB mill

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. recently announced that it has agreed to acquire Georgia Pacific’s oriented strand board (OSB) mill near Allendale, South Carolina for approximately $280 million. ... Read more.



High/Low exhibit: Emily Carr design students embrace imperfection

In High/Low, an exhibition currently showing at Emily Carr, students in Christian Blyt’s industrial design course spotlight solutions for turning reclaimed Douglas, ... Read more.


Latest Products

Selexx full line CNC router

The Omnitech Selexx Full Line CNC Router is a fully integrated automatic nesting CNC router line that greatly reduces cycle times by shortening the loading and unloading operations.The full line system allows for automated,... Read more.

EVA and PUR edgebander

At HOMAG, EVA and PUR hot-melt glues are processed on the same machines and with the same application unit. A new feature is that the glue can be changed via the melting unit without mixing, i.e.,  ... Read more.


Law, Design, Technology

Virtual Woodwork Showroom: A spotlight of online artistry

Woodworking inspiration can take root from any source. And in the age of social media, there is no shortage of showroom-worthy pieces to discover online. .... Read more.

Record number of job vacancies in manufacturing

As the labour market adapted to challenges associated with the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in late spring and early summer, there were 731,900 job vacancies in the second quarter of 2021. ... Read more.


Latest Events

November 16, Top Grants for Ontario Businesses in 2021, Online

December 1-3, International Wood Construction Conference, Innsbruck, Austria

January 17-23, imm cologne, Cologne, Germany

February 1-4, Eurobois 2022, Lyon, France

February 8-10, KBIS, Orlando, FL

February 24-26, WMS, Toronto, ON

March 14-17, Fimma, Fenavinho, Brazil

June 9-12, AWMAC National Convention, Calgary, AB

August 23-26, IWF Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

October 27-29, SIBO, Drummondville, QC

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