Wood Industry 40 Under 40: 2020 honorees announced

This year marks Woodworking Network’s fifth annual awarding of the 40 Under 40, which celebrates industry professionals who are making an impact at their jobs, in the community, and on the North American wood products manufacturing industry. Through innovation, motivation or inspiration, honorees are contributing in the areas of productivity, profitability, social good (locally or globally), ingenuity, innovation, peer inspiration, product development, organizational leadership, or another facet.

Entries were solicited in print, email and online at WoodworkingNetwork.com, with more than 140 nominations submitted in 2020. The candidates were judged by a team of editors, and the votes tallied.

See who is in this year's class.

In addition to recognition at a virtual reception on Aug. 26, at 1 p.m. CT/ 2 p.m. ET,  honorees will also be profiled in articles online and in the October Leadership issue of FDMC. A special LinkedIn group, Wood Industry 40 Under 40, has also been set up for current honorees and all alumni to network.

Celebrate the 40 Under 40: Watch a video of the reception.

Special thanks to our Class of 2020 Wood Industry 40 Under 40 sponsors Timber Products Co. and Hexagon Production Software: Cabinet Vision and Alphacam.

*Candidates for the 2021 class must be involved in the professional woodworking industry, and be 40 or younger by Dec. 31, 2021.  For more information email Karen Koenig at [email protected].

See who is in this year's class of 40 Under 40. Also read about the previous 40 Under 40 honorees, below.

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Read the stories behind this year's standout class of 40 Under 40 honorees. The 2020 40 Under 40 is sponsored by Timber Products Co. and Hexagon Production Software: Cabinet Vision and Alphacam.

 

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Read the stories behind this year's standout class of 40 Under 40 honorees. The 2019 40 Under 40 is sponsored by Timber Products Co. and Hexagon Production Software: Cabinet Vision and Alphacam.
 
 

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Read the stories behind this year's class of 40 Under 40 honorees. The 2018 40 Under 40 was sponsored by the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America.

 

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Profiles of the 2017 Wood Industry 40 Under 40, the next generation destined to make an impact on the wood products manufacturing industry in North America. The 2017 40 Under 40 was sponsored by Stiles Machinery Inc.
 
 

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Wood Industry 40 Under 40 Class of 2016

Profiles of the 2016 Wood Industry 40 Under 40, the next generation destined to make an impact on the wood products manufacturing industry in North America. he 2016 40 Under 40 was sponsored by the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America.

 

 

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