2008: Quality over Quantity
Though the effects of an industry slowdown were
showing at this yearís International Woodworking,
Machinery and Furniture Supply Fair (IWF),
attendees say the event still delivered. The
consensus among SHELTER interviewees is that
companies sent primarily key decision makers
and quality prevailed over quantity in 2008.
of Change: AMD Sails under New Leadership
With each new, incoming AMD president SHELTER brings you a Q&A
session to reveal their individual views and goals for the association.
This yearís incoming president is Jeff Johnson of Western Pacific
Building Materials in Portland, Ore. Johnson shared his ideas with
SHELTER and provided a bit of a personal view.
World of Millwork Opportunities
The Association of Millwork Distributorsí 44th Annual
Convention has a lot to offer distributors. You can
attend top-notch educational sessions, view a
variety of millwork products, network with fellow
distributors and more. If youíre attending the show,
use our guide to ensure you get all you can out of
This year's AMD show floor will be filled with
millwork related products and companies. We've
selected a few that will be of key interest. You will find
new products, green products and even products to
help you save money in lean times.
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