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Panelists named for State of the Industry discussion


The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA) and Wood Component Manufacturers Association (WCMA) have announced the panelists for a State of the Industry discussion at the WMMA’s Regional Networking Meeting in November.

“Each panelist will share their company’s forecast for 2023 and address supply chain challenges that are so prevalent throughout the country. We know that these panelists share some of the same views and concerns as you and we look forward to some very interactive conversation among members of both WMMA and WCMA,” the trade groups said in a statement.

WCMA panelists are Charles Kratzer (Walnut Creek Planing); Jerry McClain (Osborne Wood Products) Frank Fitts (WCMA President, Fitts Inds.).

WMMA panelists are Allen Eden (WMMA President, Original Saw Co.); Jamison Scott (WMMA Past President, Air Handling Systems), and Tony Sutton (Mereen-Johnson).

The Regional Networking Meeting is scheduled for Nov. 2-4 in Minneapolis, Minn.

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