Wood Industry Associations

Wood Component Manufacturers Association (WCMA)

Represents manufacturers of dimension and wood component products for manufacturers of furniture, cabinets, millwork, building materials and specialty wood products.


Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA)

In existence for over a 100 years, WMMA has worked to increase the productivity and profitability of U.S. machinery and tooling manufacturers and the businesses that support them. The association is dedicated to advancing the U.S. woodworking machinery and cutting tool industry while promoting awareness of American technology in the woodworking industry. WMMA is a sponsor of the International woodworking Fair (IWF) in Atlanta, held biennially in the even-numbered years.


Wood Manufacturing Council (WMC)

The Wood Manufacturing Council develops and implements strategies that support the long-term growth and competitiveness of Canada's advanced wood products manufacturing industry and its workforce. The web site contains a list of wood education institutions in Canada.


Wood Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (WMMPA)

Promotes the production and use of quality products and optimum use of raw materials, and the development of supply sources.


Wood Products Group

A not-for-profit association with a mandate to represent, promote, and advance the interests of specialty and value-added wood-products companies in Atlantic Canada. The Group promotes strategic supply and marketing partnerships among its members, enabling them to jointly pursue business opportunities too large to carry out alone.


Wood Products Manufacturing Association (WPMA)

WMPA provides members with information resources and services to help their businesses succeed and skills to run competitive business operations.


Woodwork Career Alliance (WCA)

The Woodwork Career Alliance is an industry group responsible for the development of the Woodwork Manufacturing Skill Standards and it’s related Passport certification program, whereby individuals are assessed on various tool and machine skills to receive stamps in their Passport booklet.


Woodwork Institute

Non-profit organization providing leading standards and quality assurance programs for the architectural millwork industry in the Western U.S. WI is a co-publisher of the Architectural Woodwork Standards Manual with AWI and AWMAC. Has a Certified Compliance Program, educational presentations, limited in-kind donations for schools and a scholarship program.


Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA)

WMIA member companies provide the North American wood products industry with the most technologically advanced woodworking systems available in the global market. WMIA is a co-sponsor of the biennial International Woodworking Fair (IWF) in Atlanta, which includes industry awards and a student competition.


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