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Your the right job right now



Your skills are needed in the wood industry. From woodworking machinists to flooring finishers and much more, the wood industry offers modern, high-tech, and creative opportunities to find the right job and right purpose — right now.

You Belong Here

  • Put your skills to work The wood industry offers viable, professional career opportunities that are ideally suited for your skills and experience.

  • The opportunity is right now A Deloitte/Manufacturing Institute study projects that 3.5 million manufacturing jobs will be needed by 2025.

  • Innovation is driving new possibilities Advanced technology such as automation and robotic machinery means high-tech skills are in high demand.

  • Multiple paths to a meaningful career Paths into the wood industry include association and company apprenticeships, trade schools, and more.

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The Right Job, Right Purpose, Right Now
The wood industry today is modern, high-tech, and offers creative, challenging opportunities to turn your skills into a viable career.
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A Smooth Transition for Service Members
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I decided to get into the wood industry because of the variety and diversity. There so many different areas to work in. You can find whatever interests you in the wood world.
Justin Reichardt
Applications & Service Technician at C.R. Onsrud Inc.

Attend Wood Industry Events

Many industry associations have annual conferences and support other meetings throughout the year, including online and virtual, which are great opportunities to grow your network and learn about new opportunities, products and services in the wood industry.

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02/09 - 02/12/2021

IBS (International Builders' Show) is a leading event for the residential construction industry, featuring a trade show, educational seminars, and opportunities to connect with fellow builders.

Virtual
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02/09 - 02/12/2021

KBIS will be virtual in 2021 and include interactive platforms that showcase the latest industry products, trends and technologies, and offer professional development opportunities.

Virtual
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4/11 - 4/15/2021

Las Vegas Market is the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S., presenting 4,300+ furniture, home décor and gift resources in an unrivaled market destination.

World Market Center, Las Vegas, NV