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Jet and Powermatic have new owners

Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00

Tenex Capital Management, a New York City-based private equity firm, acquired the machinery and tools business of Walter Meier AG of Switzerland, which includes the Jet, Powermatic and Wilton brands.

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Federal grants awarded for training programs

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00

Federal grants totaling $474.5 million were awarded to community colleges and universities around the country for the development and expansion of innovative training programs in partnership with local employers.

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Colorado shop plans expansion

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 November 2013 00:00

coloradoJake West, president of Dubworks Murphy Mill, in Erie, Colo., recently secured government funding designed to expand his woodworking company while bettering the local economy. The company operations are currently being moved to Pueblo, Colo. through an agreement with the Pueblo Economic Development Corp.

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Wagering a guess on woodworker salaries

Written by John English Monday, 21 October 2013 00:00

How much do woodworkers earn?

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Jet invests in Tennessee community shop

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 21 October 2013 00:00

jet1Jet recently joined forces with the Fort Houston creative center of Nashville, Tenn., to provide Nashville artisans and enthusiasts with a full-service woodshop, complete with 24 woodworking machines and ongoing technical support. Jet is a manufacturer of woodworking and metalworking machinery, material handling equipment, vises, clamps and hand tools.

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