Blog Entries - 2014

Help Others - Help Yourself

December 4, 2014

The month of December is when many of our members will be completing their year-end inventories. As happens at many companies, there are a lot of over-runs, discontinued items and overall just plain "stuff" that will be found throughout

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Top Two Problems Companies Are Facing

November 12, 2014

Recently the WPMA held it's Annual Meeting and a number of major challenges to our membership were presented during the events Roll Call Forum. This years’ discussion was focused on addressing the challenges/problems that companies are

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How Fires in 2014 Will Affect You In 2015

October 3, 2014

The 2014 business year has not been kind to the woodworking industry as many sawmills and manufacturing facilities have had to deal with crippling fires. The ripple from events like these are being felt throughout our industry in the form

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Time Away From Your Business to Network with Other Successful Professionals

August 28, 2014

Although many of the managers in our membership are busy, it is important to remember the value that can be found in attending targeting networking events. One company that was able to 'see the forest through the trees' produces hardwood

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Why You Want To Be In Atlanta, GA In August

August 7, 2014

The IWF - International Woodworking Fair will be held this August 20th - 23rd in Atlanta Georgia. This is the largest woodworking technology trade show in North America, and is held every other year, and it is ranked among the largest

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July 1, 2014

July is typically the month that many of our companies experience a slow down due to our team members taking much needed vacations. In addition to doing routine maintenance to our facilities, this can also be a great time to "find" that

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