Woodworking Machinery Industry Association

Career Outlook

Employment is projected to show little or no change from 2018 to 2028. Employment growth will vary by specialty.


Careers Represented by Association

Sales professionals

Service technicians


Product managers

Educational Opportunities

WTII: Boot Camp

Scholarships for  Woodworking Manufacturing Students 

Brief Overview

WMIA is a trade association representing importers and distributors of woodworking machinery in North America that works to present the best global technology, services, and information to the North American marketplace.

Are you a student who is studying, or interested in studying, woodworking in college? WMIA is here to help. Every year, we give out scholarships to college students who want to study wood technology, machinery, and related fields. To date, the WMIA Education Foundation has awarded over $500,000 to 260 students. The WMIA scholarship program will open each fall.


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    Typical Education


    Educational requirements vary depending on career choice. Sales professionals and service technicians need at least a high school diploma. Engineers and product managers typically need a bachelor’s degree.

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