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Organizers says AWFS is in a ‘regrowth stage’

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 September 2013 00:00

awfsAWFS attendees, exhibitors and show officials shared mostly optimistic thoughts about the recent event, held July 24-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The show’s executive vice president Angelo Gangone reported a 10 percent increase in attendance.

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AWFS honors innovation with Visionary Awards

Monday, 16 September 2013 00:00

visionary1Seven exhibitors won Visionary Awards at the 2013 AWFS fair in Las Vegas for product innovation and leadership in the woodworking industry. A total of 66 products were entered by 49 companies and judged on creativity, quality and ingenuity.

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AWFS honors youth with Fresh Wood awards

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 September 2013 00:00

freshwood1The Fresh Wood Student Design Competition, held at the 2013 AWFS fair in Las Vegas, featured 130 entries from 15 high schools, 21 post-secondary schools and four schools from Canada. Jurors selected 40 entries as finalists, which were exhibited on the show floor.

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New York woodworker wins WorldSkills qualifying

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 September 2013 00:00

worldskillsAfter winning a qualifying trial at the AWFS fair in Las Vegas, Jacob Wozniak will represent the United States at the 2015 WorldSkills competition in San Paolo, Brazil.

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SCM Group offers product-demo events

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 August 2013 00:00

scmSCM Group North America is hosting a series of product-demonstration events to offer woodworkers the chance to ask about various CNC machining products that can help boost their productivity. The company is partnering with software manufacturer Cabinet Vision and machinery maker Wurth Louis and Co.

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