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IWF donates $25,000 to learning lab

The International Woodworking Fair made a $25,000 donation to the Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab on behalf of the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America and the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association.

Based in Colorado, the lab educates the next generation of manufacturing leaders and pioneers to apply science to life’s common purposes in transformative and world-changing ways.

“We are committed to investing in the future of our industry,” IWF 2016 Chairman Tom Onsrud said in a statement. “We fully support the [Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab’s] forward-looking manufacturing learning environment that leverages instructor expertise and state-of-the-art equipment.”

“We are so grateful for the support of IWF, WMMA and WMIA. They are an anchor to our continued development of future leaders for the industry” added Dean Mattson, director of Peyton Woods Manufacturing and founder of the Manufacturing Industry Learning Lab.

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