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Crowds create bustling atmosphere at AWFS

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 September 2015 00:00

awfs1Attendance and business activity was decidedly up at the 2015 AWFS fair, which was held July 22-25 in Las Vegas.

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SawStop seeks to stop Bosch in court

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 September 2015 00:00

Just one week before the AWFS fair, one exhibitor filed suit against another exhibitor, claiming infringement on its patented safety-technology inventions.

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Minwax honors ‘Do Good with Wood’ winner

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 August 2015 00:00

minwaxMinwax, a manufacturer of wood finishing products, announced the winners of its 2014 “Do Good with Wood” contest, recognizing individuals and groups that promote community improvement through woodworking projects.

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Festool ‘keeps it in the family’ for 90 years

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 August 2015 00:00

festoolFestool, a German manufacturer of power tools for woodworking, renovation, painting and more, is celebrating its 90th anniversary. The company was founded in 1925 under the name Fezer & Stoll, which led to the brand name Festo and, ultimately, Festool. A tradition of innovation has produced sanders, routers, plunge-cut saws and other portable tool systems for professionals to work safer and with greater efficiency.

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AWI prepares for annual convention in Salt Lake City

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 August 2015 00:00

awiThe Architectural Woodwork Institute will host its 63rd annual convention Sept. 27-29 at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City, focusing on the theme of “New perspectives for new challenges: An inspired path to the future.”

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