ness and management issues he
encounters, including workforce
development and capital invest-
ment anlaysis, in operating one
of Canada’s largest furniture
manufacturers and exporters.
Scott Hodson has managed
Superior Cabinets since 2008.
Under his watch, it was named
Manufacturer of the Year by
the Canadian Manufacturing &
Exporters trade group. One of
Western Canada’s largest cabinet
manufacturers, Superior Cabinets has undergone a dramatic
turnaround over the past decade
in its manufacturing process and
employee engagement, deploying
programs such as Lean and 5S.
A growing exhibitor list, with
more than 170 exhibitors and
including 32 companies showing
for the first time, sets the stage
for a record-breaking exposition
at WMS 2017.
Among companies designated
as 1st time exhibitors are classic
technology firms like Laguna
Tools, and Biesse (returning after
an extended hiatus), and unique
products, like Staircon, a Swedish
software design firm making
its Canada debut, and Make It
Metal, a wood metallized coatings firm based in St. Catherines,
WMS 2017 runs November
2-4 at the International Centre.
The pre-show Surface Preparation finishing event is November
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