The Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers® (AWFS®) is the largest national trade association in the U.S. representing the interests of the broad array of companies that supply the home and commercial furnishings industry.

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AWFS® Fair brings together the entire home and commercial furnishings industry, including manufacturers and distributors of machinery, hardware, plastics, lumber, construction materials and other suppliers to the furniture, cabinet manufacturers and custom woodworkers.

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  • Aug 09, 2016
    Teachers, Students Industry: Participate in MFG Day!
    Check out this great event that is bringing industry and education a step closer together. It is cal...
    Aug 09, 2016
    Let Your Company Shine on Manufacturing Day
    August 9, 2016 Press Release Contact: Nancy Fister, AWFS Education Director 323.215.0303; n...
  • Jul 12, 2016
    Senate Unanimously Approves Update To Toxic Substances Control Act
    AWFS Public Policy Update, from NAM’s Manufacturing Economic Daily Briefs The Washington Post (...
    Jun 20, 2016
    Meet your Next-Gen Employee: Middle-Schoolers!
    Sound like too much long-range planning? Think again. Educators are now saying that for many student...
  • Apr 19, 2016
    SkillsUSA California Woodworking Contests Garner Industry Support
    AWFS® Member Companies Donate to Support Student Woodworkers ANAHEIM, CA – April 19, 2016  - Ro...
    Mar 30, 2016
    AWFS Members support of SkillsUSA Student Woodworking Contests
    Several AWFS member companies donated products, tools and supplies to the SkillsUSA California 2016 ...
  • Jan 26, 2016
    Woodcraft Supports Fresh Wood Competition with $4,500 Gift, Thanks to Customers
    FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION MEDIA CONTACT:                                       ...
    Jan 26, 2016
    Combustible dust on back burner this year?
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is not likely to push forward on a com...
  • Oct 21, 2015
    RIKON Power Tools Supports Woodworking Education at the AWFS®Fair With Over $16,000 in Tool Donation
    Anaheim, Calif. – October 14, 2015 -- RIKON Power Tools presented over $16,000 in prizes and gifts...
    Sep 23, 2015
    AWFS Continues Successful “Meet the New Face of Manufacturing” Campaign
    Anaheim, Calif. – September 22, 2015 - AWFS is pleased to announce the second poster in the “Mee...
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