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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  • May 02, 2017
    Woodworking Industry Rallies to Support 2017 SkillsUSA California Contests
    Companies and Industry Professionals Commit Time, Tools and Supplies for Students ANAHEIM, CA –...
    Apr 25, 2017
    "Closing the Skills Gap and Boosting U.S. Competitiveness"
    Closing the Skills Gap and Boosting U.S. Competitiveness U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Scien...
  • Apr 25, 2017
    "Providing More Students a Pathway to Success by Strengthening Access to Career and Technical Education"
    Providing More Students a Pathway to Success by Strengthening Access to Career and Technical Educati...
    Apr 25, 2017
    AWFS and other Trade Groups Call on Legislators
    [caption id="attachment_11456" align="alignleft" width="225"] AWFS Education Director Nancy Fister (...
  • Apr 14, 2017
    What’s Happening in Workforce Development—and What You Can Do
    Over the last several years, a Perfect Storm has been swelling in regards to re-valuing the inclusio...
    Mar 15, 2017
    Bid Adieu to our Education & Conference Director, Nancy Fister
    [caption id="attachment_11393" align="alignleft" width="300"] From Left: John Bassett of Vaughan-Bas...
  • Oct 26, 2016
    Calling all Southern California Woodworking Industry Professionals!
    Are you interested in networking with local woodworking industry and education professionals? Would ...
    Oct 20, 2016
    Education Bites
    AWFS Education Chair Meets with Legislator on CTE In September, AWFS Education Committee Chair, D...
  • Oct 20, 2016
    Southern California Millwork Company Hosts Manufacturing Day Event
    Approximately 150 local area high school students and teachers attended the Manufacturing Day event ...
    Sep 26, 2016
    ASFD Scholarship Call for Applications
    If you are a student, teacher or parent you will have noticed that scholarships, particularly for fu...
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