25 reasons to attend IWF '98.
The 1998 International Woodworking Machinery & Furniture Supply Fair will mark 50 years of tradeshow sponsorship by the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America. IWF IWF Interworking Function
IWF Internet Watch Foundation
IWF Independent Women's Forum
IWF International Weightlifting Federation
IWF Internationaler Währungsfond (German; IMF)
IWF Independent Wrestling Federation '98 is sponsored by the American Furniture Manufacturers Assn., the Woodworking Machinery Importers Assn. and the WMMA WMMA Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America
WMMA Word of Mouth Marketing Association (also seen as WOMMA)
WMMA Wisconsin Marketing and Management Association
WMMA Western Montana Mycological Association , which celebrates its centennial in 1999.
The WMMA, along with its two partner sponsors, urges woodworkers to attend IWF '98, Aug. 20-23, in Atlanta, GA. Following are two-dozen-plus-one reasons to attend IWF, as coined by WMMA members.
"A company invests an enormous amount of time and expertise in evaluating equipment that can cost thousands of dollars. There is no substitution No Substitution
Within the text on a proxy card are the words: "The shareholder appoints certain people (collectively, the proxy committee) with full power of substitution to vote the shares. to a 'hands-on' view. At IWF, visitors can see the actual machinery, cutting tools and many other supplies that they are considering from multiple manufacturers and vendors. Each of these exhibitors are minutes apart, not days or weeks if you tried to see the same products in the field." - Tim Parchem, Cemco
"See new equipment, processes and wood processing Wood processing is an engineering discipline comprising the production of forest products, such as pulp and paper, construction materials, and tall oil. Paper engineering is a subfield of wood processing. Many countries, notably Sweden also produce tar from pine trees. innovations. Observe actual machinery before a purchase decision is made." - Jean Simpkins, Black Bros BROS Brothers
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"Accuracy in woodworking is vital in order to set up equipment faster with less waste and to establish quality programs and policies to keep the woodworking shop competitive in today's world economy. There are numerous products and equipment on the market today that help woodworking companies achieve accuracy. At IWF, every visitor will see how measurement technology will benefit them enormously." - Ed Fiantaca, Accurate Technology
"Anyone who attends IWF will see or learn something new that will help them stay one step ahead of the competition." - Peter Levitt, Sternvent Co.
"The International Woodworking Fair (IWF) is the ultimate update on woodworking trends and new products and technology. It's a must-see event." - Steve O'Brien, Onsrud Cutter cutter, small, one-masted sailing vessel, with a rig similar to that of a sloop except that it usually has a sliding bowsprit and a topmast. From 1800 to 1830 cutters were in service between England and France.
"Take advantage of the opportunity to meet with factory personnel face to face. Discuss with them your specific needs, requirements and ideas. This puts a face to a name, and the factory personnel can get to know you and your company. There is no substitute for personal attention from the factory." - George Delaney, Powermatic
"Ligna may be the largest woodworking show but IWF is the 'hottest.' The United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and western Europe Western Europe
The countries of western Europe, especially those that are allied with the United States and Canada in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (established 1949 and usually known as NATO). dominate the woodworking machinery business. These players bring their hottest products to IWF because the U.S. is the number one marketplace." - Michael Burdis, James L. Taylor Mfg. Co.
"This is an excellent resource to gather an abundance of ideas for improving the business end of every woodworking company. Some of those ideas include the Internet, bookkeeping bookkeeping, maintenance of systematic and convenient records of money transactions in order to show the condition of a business enterprise. The essential purpose of bookkeeping is to reveal the amounts and sources of the losses and profits for any given period. , insurance, layout, drafting, etc." - Bruce Swing, Wisconsin Knife Works
"Learn the best solutions for your production needs at IWF '98. The exhibitor's best application expertise will be there to help you, which will allow you to make the most informed decision for your needs." - Ray Vold, Timesavers
"Since good labor is a scarce resource, IWF will introduce woodworking companies to new techniques in wood processing. This will include methods on how to increase productivity with the existing work force and free up employees to be cross-trained on other operations." - Randy Moore
"This is a woodworking company's best opportunity to see and touch everything at one place. It's also an excellent place to gather a tremendous amount of information to plan and project for future growth. Unique will demonstrate for the first time a new Moulding Sander." - Kenny Moffatt, Unique Machine and Tool Co.
"IWF is the most productive four-day event in the industry. It is a central location for everyone to visit with suppliers, manufacturers, other woodworking professionals and the magazines that serve this industry." - Milford Keene, North American North American
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"Of course the best reason to attend IWF is to see the new products being offered. Each exhibitor wants to make an excellent impression on the enormous amount of visitors that will be visiting the show. So they will have their best of everything on display. No one can afford to miss this show." - John Hammett, Safety Speed Cut Mfg.
"Attendees will see more at IWF than at any other show. Exhibitors typically take more space at this show than at other shows during the year. The objective of a larger booth at IWF is to ensure that as many products as possible are displayed. IWF exhibitors know that there is no substitute for seeing and touching the product up close, especially when it is expensive, heavy machinery. Buyers want to see how it works, and the 'hum' of machinery at past IWF shows is a testimony to the importance of seeing machinery in action." - Peter Perez, Carter Products Co.
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