Posts Tagged ‘ World Millwork Alliance ’

WMA Show Welcomes Students to Learn About the Industry

Aug 30th, 2016

Look for some younger faces to be walking the floor at October’s World Millwork Alliance (WMA) convention and trade show in Phoenix, which is set for October 9-13. The organization is offering complimentary registration to students to view the millwork exhibits and meet with industry professionals on October 12. Any student planning to attend can pre-register until September 26 by completing […]

World Millwork Alliance Tradeshow Coming to Phoenix

Jul 19th, 2016

The World Millwork Alliance (WMA) will hold its 52nd Annual Convention & Tradeshow October 9-13 at the Phoenix Convention Center and the Sheraton Grand Phoenix Hotel in Phoenix, Ariz. The event will feature industry leaders and key decision-makers, including millwork distributors, manufacturers of products and services, and sales representatives. “Our members are dedicated and passionate about the millwork […]

WMA Puts Plenty of Products on Display

Nov 5th, 2015

The World Millwork Alliance’s 51st annual convention and tradeshow, held this week at Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Convention Center, was a showcase of new products and services. Johnson Hardware showed off a new soft close for pocket doors. It’s expected to launch at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas in January. It’s rated for doors up […]

WMA Gets Down to Business in Atlanta

Nov 3rd, 2015

The World Millwork Alliance’s 51st annual convention and tradeshow got underway at Atlanta’s Cobb Galleria Convention Center this week with lots of informative seminars and plenty of new and notable products. GPI Millworks showed off a range of products in its booth. These include solid foam vinyl sills, PVC, aluminum and fiberglass astragals, adjustable sill […]

WMA Offers Pre-Registration Special for Upcoming Conference

Sep 28th, 2015

The World Millwork Alliance (WMA) has announced that it is offering special pre-registration pricing to non-member wholesale distributors for its upcoming 51st Annual Convention & Trade Show. The event will be held October 31-November 3 in Atlanta. According to WMA, the special registration rate is being offered to non-member wholesale distributors who are first-time attendees […]

WMA Updates Its Rating System for Doors

May 29th, 2015

The World Millwork Alliance (WMA) is revising a rule in order to rate doors better. It will formally be known as “WMA Revision BSR/AMD 100-201x, Structural Performance Ratings of Side-Hinged Exterior Door Systems and Procedures for Component Substitution (revision of ANSI/AMD 100-2013)” (or AMD 100 for short). The rule will provide door pre-hangers and distributors a way to […]

Association of Millwork Distributors is Now World Millwork Alliance

May 15th, 2015

The Association of Millwork Distributors has changed its name to the World Millwork Alliance (WMA). “The change reflects the association’s broader commitment to strengthen the millwork community and its expertise in servicing the millwork industry,” according to a statement from the organization. “After years of providing the millwork industry with a solid foundation for networking, […]

WMA Rolls Out an All-New Website

Apr 21st, 2015

World Millwork Alliance (WMA) members gathered in Houston this week to tour three diverse millworking facilities, but they also got a special surprise – the unveiling of the industry organization’s new website. The URL – – is live now, though not all aspects of the site are functional. Its launch is part of a rebranding […]

AMD Announces 2015 Board of Directors

Dec 22nd, 2014

The Association of Millwork Distributors (AMD) has announced its 2015 board of directors. It’s comprised of executives from both the distribution and manufacturing sides of the millwork industry. “The association is fortunate to have resilient leadership guiding the association into 2015,” AMD Chief Executive Officer Rosalie Leone said in a statement. “The 2015 board of […]

AMD Kicks off 50 Years with a Name Change

Oct 21st, 2014

The Association of Millwork Distributors (AMD) is meeting this week in Tampa, but as of a few hours ago they are now meeting as the World Millwork Alliance. The name was announced as part of the group’s opening session this afternoon. Nathan Potter, outgoing president, says the change is part of the association’s strategic plan. […]

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