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New Technologies and Advances are Transforming the Woodworking Industry

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New Technologies and Advances are Transforming the Woodworking Industry

Get Your Hands On What’s NEW!  The industry’s main event is coming up fast. Packed with the latest time-saving, money-saving systems and solutions for custom work and high production. This year’s AWFS®Fair features more new resources and product launches than ever.  
Here’s a sample of just some of the new products you’ll see in action this year:


ShopSabre IS Series
Booth # 7872

ShopSabre IS Series gives you a true machine grade tool with everything you could want in a CNC router. American built with top-of-the-line name brand components and technology all backed by our free lifetime technical support, the IS Series gives you the design and specs of an $80,000+ machine for a fraction of the cost.


"Compact” Hold Down Device
BENZ Incorporated
Booth # 9454

 This product will provide the additional hold down force required to prevent small pieces from moving in your nesting operation. The reduced overall size is designed to accommodate the limited Z stroke found in most nesting machines. A non-marring tracing shoe travels over the parts with just enough force to hold the part down without causing it to move.


High Bay Lights
Big Ass Solutions 
Booth # 7581

The powerful High Bay Lights from Big Ass Light illuminate a workspace deliver anywhere from 10,500 to 52,000 lumens of brilliant clarity, these energy-efficient LEDs are engineered to be tough and stay cool for years — make that decades. Turn them on and instantly see the difference: no waiting while they warm up, like with metal halides. 


HSK Insert Flooring Cutters
Charles G G Schmidt & Co
Booth #  8554

Charles G G Schmidt & Co., Inc is now making HSK Insert Flooring cutters for Weinig moulders. These cutters can use Schmidt's standard flooring profile or can be custom made to a customer's particular profile. All cutters are balanced to run on high RPM machines. 


Biesse's Rover K
Booth #7403

Biesse’s Rover K is a CNC machining center designed for small to large manufacturers who need to automate their production process as well as companies that specialize in custom-made products. Rover K is a versatile machine with a flexible worktable that can quickly pass from solid wood manufacturing to panel processing while maintaining productivity and high-quality output for around the clock operations. 


Osync Machine Analytics® v2.0
C.R. Onsrud
Booth #4818

Osync Machine Analytics® v2.0 is more than machine monitoring, diagnostics, and servicing alerts. Today’s manufacturing requires seamless integration of equipment and automation with intelligent solutions driving your production environment. Smart machinery driven by “fleet learning” is how Osync® enhances the control you have over throughput – maximizing material yields and streamlining processes. 


OVVO® Connection 
Booth #9747

The OVVO® Connection system is a unique, patented solution that allows two pieces of material to join together invisibly without the use of tools, glues or screws.   The V-0930 connector incorporates a unique dovetail design to impart increased strength to the joint created, retaining the revolutionary “Push<Click>Connect” concept.   


Ekstrom Carlson
Booth #9581

Ekstrom Carlson solid carbide and high-speed steel router bits for woodworking and plastics.   1, 2, and 3 flutes in various styles and design. 




TrueCoat PW Applicators
Booth #7832

Nordson will be displaying the TrueCoat PW applicators that offer robust, consistent and flexible adhesive coating to profile wrapping applications.




Booth #9347

FLAMEX introduces their newest control panel, the FLE 5000. This panel allows small facilities a cost effective way to protect their dust collectors and dust bins from fire. This single zone unit is widely used in school woodshops, small cabinet facilities, saw mills, and other plants utilizing a single blower line.




ISOtunes PRO – noise-isolating Bluetooth earbuds.
Haven Technologies, Inc. 
Booth # 9973

ISOtunes PRO work like hearing protectors in that they block out unwanted noises, yet they are Bluetooth enabled so that you can stay connected with co-workers or listen to music, all while leaving your hearing protection in place. The product is 100% OSHA compliant for use in the workplace. It's a perfect fit for woodworkers who want to protect their hearing and listen to music but don't want to be tethered to their phone by a wire.











EPLF Shapes the Future of Laminate Flooring

EPLF Shapes the Future of Laminate Flooring

The European Producers of Laminate Flooring Association (EPLF) marks its 30th anniversary this year and has emerged as the voice of the laminate flooring industry in Europe and beyond. "In celebrating our 30th anniversary, we reflect on the remarkable progress EPLF has made over the years," said Max

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