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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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White oak sales see boost

Monday, 20 July 2015 00:00

White oak interest is surpassing that of red oak in the consumer marketplace, according to some lumber suppliers, where a portion of the market still gravitates to red as they discussed in interviews with Woodshop News.

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WMIA hands out $29,000 in scholarships

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 20 July 2015 00:00

With the costs of higher education these days, every little bit helps. That’s why the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association awarded a total of $29,000 in scholarship money to deserving students in May at this year’s Woodworking Industry Conference in San Antonio.

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Award recognizes the swift growth of KBIS

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 20 July 2015 00:00

kbisThe Kitchen & Bath Industry Show was recently named the top fastest-growing event in North America by Tradeshow Executive Magazine. The announcement was made in May at the magazine’s annual event in Chicago to honor the 50 fastest-growing events in North America for 2014.

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