CKCA members and our affiliates are part of a dynamic sector that incorporates the primary and secondary woodworking industry, employing over 100,000 Canadians.

Our partners and Affiliations – CKCA works with the partners below to provide resources and knowledge, and to inform some of our programming.

Click on any of the links below for more information.


WoodManufacturingCouncil

Wood Manufacturing Council

Did you know over 100,000 Canadians works in the advanced wood manufacturing sector? The wood Manufacturing Council addresses a need for skilled workers in this sector, and offers HR solutions for the industry.

Find out more at wmc-cfb.ca


partner-woodworking

Woodworking Canada

Woodworking Canada is the premier publication and source of industry knowledge in the Canadian Woodworking Sector. The digital and hard copy magazine is published 6 times per year and includes all the latest and up to date information on events, products and services, industry news and informative columns from industry insiders. It is free to subscribe and more information can be found or to subscribe.


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FPInnovations

www.fpinnovations.ca

FPInnovations is a not-for-profit world leader that specializes in the creation of scientific solutions in support of the Canadian forest sector’s global competitiveness and responds to the priority needs of its industry members and government partners. It is ideally positioned to perform research, innovate, and deliver state-of-the-art solutions for every area of the sector’s value chain, from forest operations to consumer and industrial products. FPI also provides research, development and technical support for secondary wood products manufacturers to enable them to effectively produce and market wood-based products and construction materials (including cabinet makers and related millwork).

Key programs are:

Product development and marketing

Improving performance and properties, modification and development to help secondary manufacturing companies make more appealing offerings of their wood products and materials.

Process improvements and logistics

Enhancing manufacturing processes (including the implementation of lean manufacturing practices), from a log’s arrival at the mill to the sale of the final product, to help secondary manufacturing companies become more competitive.


WMS 2017

WMS 2017: Canada’s Premiere Woodworking Event

Conference, November 2, 2017 – Schedule TBD

Expo Floor, November 2-4, 2017 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (on Saturday show closes at 4:00 pm)

Only the Woodworking Machinery & Supply (WMS) Conference and Expo brings the world’s leading players of machinery, tooling and supplies right to the doorstep of the robust Canadian woodworking industry.

Canada’s premier woodworking event returns Halls 1 and 2 of the International Centre.

Toronto’s International Centre will play host to Canada’s largest display of woodworking machinery, supplies and services and offer educational opportunities on strategies to operate smarter and leaner.


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Master Promotions Ltd.

www.masterpromotions.ca

Master Promotions Ltd. is Canada’s largest independent trade and consumer event management company. Its portfolio is ever-growing with over 40 years of successful trade and consumer shows that include approximately 25 events annually in seven provinces across Canada.

The company’s events cover a diverse spectrum of industries, including: agriculture, fisheries, marine, sawmilling, forestry, woodworking, trucking, heavy equipment, construction, as well as mechanical, electrical, and electronic technology. It also produces a wide variety of consumer shows, including home shows and a broad base of recreation and outdoor shows – from fishing and hunting, to boating, RVs, and motorcycles.

Many of Master Promotions Ltd.’s events are produced in partnership with associations both nationally and internationally, including government agencies, industry-specific trade associations and other specialty groups, media outlets, publications, and more. The company also frequently partners with community-based non-profit groups and provides financial support to those organizations through event proceeds.

Woodworking is a growing area of focus for the company. Canada Woodworking West, a new woodworking machinery and supply show for Western Canada’s secondary woodworking market, launched in October 2015 to much acclaim. Held biennially, the next edition will take place in 2017. Its eastern counterpart is Canada Woodworking East, returning to Montreal’s renowned Olympic Stadium in November 2016 for its second edition; it is Eastern Canada’s only bilingual secondary wood event. Both the east and west shows feature manufacturers and distributors of the latest, most innovative machinery, hardware, and accessories needed to transform wood into sought-after products, along with educational seminars, networking opportunities, and much more. Master Promotions is very excited about the growth in this industry and is looking forward to many more successful shows in the future.

Visit www.masterpromotions.ca for more information about the company and its shows.

 

 

CKCA members and our affiliates are part of a dynamic sector that incorporates the primary and secondary woodworking industry, employing over 100,000 Canadians.

Our partners and Affiliations – CKCA works with the partners below to provide resources and knowledge, and to inform some of our programming.

Click on any of the links below for more information.


WoodManufacturingCouncil

Wood Manufacturing Council

Did you know over 100,000 Canadians works in the advanced wood manufacturing sector? The wood Manufacturing Council addresses a need for skilled workers in this sector, and offers HR solutions for the industry.

Find out more at wmc-cfb.ca


partner-woodworking

Woodworking Canada

Woodworking Canada is the premier publication and source of industry knowledge in the Canadian Woodworking Sector. The digital and hard copy magazine is published 6 times per year and includes all the latest and up to date information on events, products and services, industry news and informative columns from industry insiders. It is free to subscribe and more information can be found or to subscribe.


FPInnovations.jpg

FPInnovations

www.fpinnovations.ca

FPInnovations is a not-for-profit world leader that specializes in the creation of scientific solutions in support of the Canadian forest sector’s global competitiveness and responds to the priority needs of its industry members and government partners. It is ideally positioned to perform research, innovate, and deliver state-of-the-art solutions for every area of the sector’s value chain, from forest operations to consumer and industrial products. FPI also provides research, development and technical support for secondary wood products manufacturers to enable them to effectively produce and market wood-based products and construction materials (including cabinet makers and related millwork).

Key programs are:

Product development and marketing

Improving performance and properties, modification and development to help secondary manufacturing companies make more appealing offerings of their wood products and materials.

Process improvements and logistics

Enhancing manufacturing processes (including the implementation of lean manufacturing practices), from a log’s arrival at the mill to the sale of the final product, to help secondary manufacturing companies become more competitive.


WMS 2017

WMS 2017: Canada’s Premiere Woodworking Event

Conference, November 2, 2017 – Schedule TBD

Expo Floor, November 2-4, 2017 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM (on Saturday show closes at 4:00 pm)

Only the Woodworking Machinery & Supply (WMS) Conference and Expo brings the world’s leading players of machinery, tooling and supplies right to the doorstep of the robust Canadian woodworking industry.

Canada’s premier woodworking event returns Halls 1 and 2 of the International Centre.

Toronto’s International Centre will play host to Canada’s largest display of woodworking machinery, supplies and services and offer educational opportunities on strategies to operate smarter and leaner.


partner-masterpromotions

Master Promotions Ltd.

www.masterpromotions.ca

Master Promotions Ltd. is Canada’s largest independent trade and consumer event management company. Its portfolio is ever-growing with over 40 years of successful trade and consumer shows that include approximately 25 events annually in seven provinces across Canada.

The company’s events cover a diverse spectrum of industries, including: agriculture, fisheries, marine, sawmilling, forestry, woodworking, trucking, heavy equipment, construction, as well as mechanical, electrical, and electronic technology. It also produces a wide variety of consumer shows, including home shows and a broad base of recreation and outdoor shows – from fishing and hunting, to boating, RVs, and motorcycles.

Many of Master Promotions Ltd.’s events are produced in partnership with associations both nationally and internationally, including government agencies, industry-specific trade associations and other specialty groups, media outlets, publications, and more. The company also frequently partners with community-based non-profit groups and provides financial support to those organizations through event proceeds.

Woodworking is a growing area of focus for the company. Canada Woodworking West, a new woodworking machinery and supply show for Western Canada’s secondary woodworking market, launched in October 2015 to much acclaim. Held biennially, the next edition will take place in 2017. Its eastern counterpart is Canada Woodworking East, returning to Montreal’s renowned Olympic Stadium in November 2016 for its second edition; it is Eastern Canada’s only bilingual secondary wood event. Both the east and west shows feature manufacturers and distributors of the latest, most innovative machinery, hardware, and accessories needed to transform wood into sought-after products, along with educational seminars, networking opportunities, and much more. Master Promotions is very excited about the growth in this industry and is looking forward to many more successful shows in the future.

Visit www.masterpromotions.ca for more information about the company and its shows.