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Grand Rapids, Mich., December 12, 2016 – Stiles Machinery, Inc is celebrating a successful series of educational events held by a variety of technical experts across the country aimed at educating woodworking manufacturers on techniques and principles for improving quality and efficiency in solid wood and furniture manufacturing.


Dozens of manufacturers learned the keys to successful nested base manufacturing through a work cell workshop held at Trickett Woodworks in Auburn, New Hampshire on December 8th. Partnering with Alliance Machinery, experts from Stiles hosted demonstrations on a fully-operational work cell including the WEEKE Vantech 510 CNC router with automatic off-loading, the WEEKE ABD 050 CNC for drill and dowel insertion and the BRANDT Ambition 1230FC Edgebander with pre-milling and corner rounding for furniture manufacturing.
Across the country on the same day, cabinet manufactures in California learned valuable techniques on how to be more efficient and productive at a Stiles Lunch and Learn event held in the company’s showroom in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Experts discussed and demonstrated assembly methods, material selection, machining processes and door and frame component processing construction methods for face frame cabinetry.
Solid wood manufacturers in the Northeast also enjoyed a Stiles’ Lunch and Learn event held at RT Machine Company in Hughesville, Pennsylvania last month focused on moulders, profile grinders and wide belt sanders. Partnering with RT Machinery, technology experts from Stiles discussed principles and techniques in sanding and moulding solid wood materials with demonstrations on the KENTWOOD M609S moulder and the BUTFERING 325 RC, creating large base moulding and sanding door frames. A variety of other solid wood solutions for planning, sanding, grinding and cutting material were showcased in RT Machinery’s 5,000 square foot showroom.


Stiles Machinery hosts educational events for manufacturers throughout the year covering a wide variety of topics discussing and demonstrating woodworking techniques, applications and processes aimed at helping manufacturers improve their quality, operate more efficiently and grow their business. For a list of events head to www.stilesmachinery.com/events. Stiles Machinery also offers a variety education and training through Stiles University. For a list of credited courses go to https://www.stilesmachinery.com/SU.

About Stiles Machinery Inc.
For 50 years, Stiles has been helping manufacturers succeed. As the largest supplier of quality machinery, Stiles
provides a Total Production Solutions approach by also offering equipment integration, financial services,
education, service and parts. Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., Stiles has regional offices in High Point,
North Carolina; Toms River, New Jersey; Coppell, Texas; and Rancho Cucamonga, California. Stiles is a proud
member of the HOMAG Group, a global leader in the production of industrial machines for the manufacturing.
Visit Stiles at www.stilesmachinery.com. 

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