ShopBot Tools, producer of CNC machines, has recently restructured as an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT). Founder and Board Chair Ted Hall said the move was designed to position the company for long-term success by empowering employees while providing liquidity for shareholders.
The National Wood Flooring Association has provided flooring for its 57th home in support of the Gary Sines Foundation RISE program, which builds specially adapted homes for severely wounded veterans and first responders.
The Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) and the Stairbuilders and Manufacturers Association (SMA) announce the release of ANSI/AWI SMA 0643-2021 Wood Stair, Handrail, and Guard Systems Standard which was approved on Mar. 1 by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
The Architectural Woodwork Institute Education Foundation (AWIEF) recently received a donation of $2 million from the Quality Certification Corporation with $1 million designated for Randolph Estabrook Educational Scholarships for individuals and $1 million earmarked for grants of accredited secondary and post-secondary architectural woodwork programs.
Woodpeckers recently announced its new Precision Taper Jig, which offers instantly repeatable quarter-degree angle setting, material clamping, zero-clearance material support and length capacity that can extend up to 48", according to the northeast Ohio tool manufacturer.
Wagner Meters offers a new training webinar that gives woodworkers, contractors, flooring installers, and building inspectors all the essential information they need for accurate, reliable testing of moisture in wood.
The National Wood Flooring Association has scheduled its Wood Flooring Expo for July 7-9 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The opening session and reception will include an industry update, NWFA Wood Floor of the Year highlights, and networking opportunities.
Werner, manufacturer of ladders, climbing products and fall protection equipment, will offer safety training both onsite and through virtual resources to support the Occupational Safety & Health Administration’s (OSHA) National Safety Stand-Down Initiative.