Posts Tagged ‘ MMPA ’

MMPA Announces Fall Tech Ed 2018

Aug 31st, 2018

The Moulding & Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) announced their 2018 Fall Tech Education Event. This will feature Thomas Allot, who helps employers face the labor shortage. Allot will discuss the challenges the industry faces, such as workforce development, and solutions employers can implement for facing these challenges head on. For more information on the event, […]

Registration Opens for MMPA Fall Tech Ed and Plant Tours

Jul 27th, 2018

Registration is now open for the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association’s (MMPA) Fall Tech Ed and Plant Tours, scheduled for September 23-26 in the Greensboro, N.C., region. “This fall, the MMPA will offer hands-on machinery demonstrations ranging from moulders to sanding equipment at the Stiles Machinery showroom facility in High Point, N.C.,” said Kellie A. […]

WMA and MMPA Launch In-Depth Survey for Millwork Industry

Feb 23rd, 2018

The World Millwork Alliance (WMA) and the Moulding & Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) are leading a comprehensive 2018 Millwork Cross-Industry Survey on production, consumption and current trends in the moulding and millwork industry. WMA and MMPA invite all millwork professionals (association members and non-members alike), designers and builders to participate in the Millwork Cross-Industry Survey. […]

MMPA Fall Plant Tours Put Education in Focus

Jul 21st, 2017

The Moulding & Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) will hold its fall plant tours and education program September 10-14 in Sacramento, Calif., and the organization is encouraging suppliers, retail distributors and manufacturers in the industry to attend  — particularly if they work in management. “We’re going to be focused on that plant manager or operational-type personnel,” said Bob […]

What Keeps You Up at Night?

Apr 4th, 2017

Ah, the age-old question: “What keeps you up?” You hear it a lot, but last week while attending the meeting of the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA), a speaker stopped mid-session to get feedback. As always, the answers were insightful. Here are a few of them: “The U.S dollar.” “The softwood trade agreement.” “With […]

17 Tips for Selling Strategically

Mar 30th, 2017

“Customers hate to be sold,” Richard Farrell of Tangent Knowledge Systems told attendees this week at the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association’s annual meeting in Williamsburg, Va. “Customers have more and more ways to block you from contacting them.” If you ever sold anything this likely isn’t news, but Farrell gives tips on how “Selling […]

The Economics and State of the Wood Market

Mar 30th, 2017

“My goal is to try to convince you that things are pretty good,” said Bob Smith of Virginia Tech University when addressing members of the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association who are hosting their annual meeting in Williamsburg, Va., this week. And for wood as a whole—things are very good. Smith, head of the Department of […]

How Trump’s Tax Plan Will Encourage U.S. Manufacturing

Mar 29th, 2017

Members of the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) learned this morning how President Trump’s tax proposals will go a long way in encouraging U.S. manufacturing. Scott Hummel of Turlington and Company gave some highlights of the proposed 2017 tax legislation in a session held this morning in Williamsburg, Va. The tax plan will likely […]

MMPA Fall Plant Tours Serve Up Education and Networking

Jul 25th, 2016

The Moulding & Millwork Producers Association (MMPA) will hold its fall plant tours and education program in Oregon in September, and the organization is encouraging retail distributors, suppliers and manufacturers in the industry to attend. “It’s a highly rated, popular program for us,” said Kellie Schroeder, the CEO of the MMPA. “It’s a good mixture of business, learning […]

MMPA Holds Event, Plant Tours in Lancaster, Pa.

Sep 19th, 2014

Moulding and millwork professionals united for a time of networking, tours and a tradeshow last week in Lancaster, Pa. The event, sponsored by the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association, featured two evenings of information exchange receptions with the latest industry technologies and products from suppliers. Craig Young of TLC Moulding sees the event as important […]

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