Rapid Fire Presentations


Meet us at AWFS®Fair Live for a variety of short, single-focus topics, as industry pros showcase the latest must-see technologies and products critical to today’s manufacturing facility. The 10-15-minute presentations will divulge what’s new with some of the hottest companies in woodworking. Stop by to learn and network with the experts!


Rapid Fire Presentation for 2025 will be available in early 2025

Don’t miss these Rapid Fire presentations at the AWFS®Fair Live booth

Rapid Fire presentations are FREE to all registered AWFS®Fair attendees, no additional session registration is required.

2023 Rapid Fire Schedule:

Hardware & Material Presentations

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

Time Slot Presenter Name(s) Rapid Fire Session Title (Exhibitor)
9:30 a.m. Ralph Bagnall The Importance of Maintaining Cutting Tools (MicroJig)
9:45 a.m. Doug Gillikin 50 Year Tough Warranty with Accoya Wood Products (Accoya USA)
10:00 a.m. Jonathan Kurtz & Tom Henrich Eagle Aluminum Architectural Trims and Reveals Add Beauty and Durability to High-End Millwork (Eagle Aluminum)
10:15 a.m. Emily LaPointe European Design Trends: Panels & Cabinetry (Alvic USA)
10:30 a.m. Tom Toombs QuickCore-The Next Generation Hole Saw (Disston Company)
10:45 a.m. Dan Bygd & Doug Washer Introducing 3M Xtract Clean Sanding Solutions (3M)
11:00 a.m. Jake Stilwell & Russ Fogle Shaper Origin + Plate + Hardware Catalog (Shaper Tools)


Machinery Presentations

Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Time Slot Presenter Name(s) Rapid Fire Session Title (Exhibitor)
9:30 a.m. Thomas Tuck Gaining a Competitive Advantage: How to Stay on Top of Your Game (C.R. Onsrud)
9:40 a.m. Adam Dirig Measure Once Cut Once – Leica 3D DISTO (Advanced Dimensions)
9:50 a.m. Alex Witter & Mark Evertz Are You Losing Money Because of Your Dust Collection? Come Find Out! (Oneida Air Systems, Inc.)
10:00 a.m. Bill Grom Skip Hand-Sanding of Your Molding and Trim (Bill’s Custom Trim LLC)
10:10 a.m. Kerry Balfour Packaging Solutions for Woodworking (Neway Packaging Corp)
10:20 a.m. Brent East Make Custom Cabinets with No Programming Knowledge (Thermwood Corp)
10:30 a.m. Michael C. Murphy Vacuum Holding on a CNC Router- A Science and an Art (All*Star CNC)
10:40 a.m. Jimmy Uttley & Nate O’Sullivan Powermatic: A Table-Top Discussion (JPW Industries)
10:50 a.m. Bora Siranli Optimizing Filtration Performance Through Intelligent Airflow Control (Nederman)


Software Presentations

Thursday, July 27, 2023

Time Slot Presenter Name(s) Rapid Fire Session Title (Exhibitor)
9:30 a.m. Frank Jimenez Under-the-sink Drawer Boxes Made Easy with Cabinet Pro Software (Cabinet Pro LLC)
9:45 a.m. Vanessa De Koekkoek Cyncly Means New Horizons for Manufacturers (Cyncly)
10:00 a.m. Yohaan Thommy Growing Your Enterprise Value Through Operational Improvements (MNP, LLC)
10:15 a.m. Joe Bergamo ClosetPro Software: Using 3D Renders as a Selling Tool (ClosetPro Software)
10:30 a.m. Rob Williamson How IoT Monitoring Improves Combustible Dust Safety Systems (Nederman)
10:45 a.m. Ken Frye Making the Connection through Cabinet and Closet Software (KCD Software)