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We invite you to join us at the 2012 International Woodworkers Fair

We invite you to join us at the 2012 International Woodworkers Fair

July 2, 2012  |  IWF 2012

Wood Products Manufacturers Association is proud to announce our exhibit at the 2012 International Woodworkers Fair in Atlanta, GA from August 22-25.  Held at the Georgia Word Congress Center, IWF 2012 is the premier trade show for the

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FMLA Update DOL Releases Updated FMLA Forms for Immediate Use

May 9, 2012  |  FMLA update

The good news is that the United States Department of Labor has finally “updated” its model Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) certification and notification forms. Click here to read the full

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What Will Business Look Like In 2023?

August 3, 2022

The Association office is receiving a lot of calls from members that are asking what we think business will be like next year?  Lumber and prices are FINALLY starting to make some sense.   More stock is available and people are

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What Does the Crystal Ball Show?

July 5, 2022

  Many members are stating that they are working through existing orders faster than they are receiving new ones and their overall “gut level” feeling is that business is starting to slow.  Lumber prices are starting to stabilize

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Cyber Insurance Program Update

April 4, 2022

Cyber Insurance Program Update For many months your association director has been working on a cyber insurance program that will help WPMA members and be relatively affordable. Listed below is information from a large insurance company,

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How are Vietnam and the US Female Labor Force Similar?

March 9, 2022

How are Vietnam and the US Female Labor Force Similar? The wood products factories in Vietnam are not the only ones short on labor.  Clothing, shoe and electronics factories are dealing with the same issue.  Not enough good steady

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