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General International has a new owner

Sunday, 20 July 2014 00:00

DMT Holdings acquired General International Mfg. Co., a Montreal-based manufacturer and supplier of woodworking and metalworking machinery, and its subsidiary General International USA Inc.



Stanley Black & Decker debuts $10,000 essay contest

Written by Jennifer Hicks Sunday, 20 July 2014 00:00

Stanley Black & Decker announced the beginning of its Build Your America contest in May, where one charitable organization, non-profit organization or local government agency will win $10,000 to honor its community such as a neighborhood improvement project or renovations to a historical landmark, school, park and recreation center.



Vermont teachers adapt woodworking skill standards

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 21 July 2014 00:00

vermontEight secondary and post-secondary teachers in Vermont have qualified to use the Woodwork Manufacturing Skill Standards as a formal evaluation tool in their classrooms, the result of completing a day-long accreditation class.



Maine college offers degree and a job

Monday, 16 June 2014 00:00

Eastern Maine Community College said graduates of its 2014 class with degrees in fine woodworking and cabinet making probably will have full-time employment after they graduate this month.



Philly furniture show draws mixed reviews

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 June 2014 00:00

Celebrating its 20th year, the annual Philadelphia Invitational Furniture Show was held April 4-6 at the 23rd Street Armory. Show director Josh Markel said the show was sold out with more than 60 exhibitors. Exhibitors interviewed by Woodshop News expressed mixed rates of sales activity.



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