The Wood Pro Expo comes to Charlotte February 14-16 in support of the state’s robust furniture, cabinet and wood products industry.

According to the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, the state is home to 600 lumber wood product manufacturing establishments and a workforce of 17,600, which makes it the fifth-largest wood product manufacturing industry in the U.S. It is a natural supply base to the furniture industry along with 35,000+ employees. North Carolina has the largest furniture manufacturing workforce in the U.S.

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About the Wood Pro Expo

Wood Pro Expo is the regional show that brings education, equipment, and supplies close to cabinetmakers and custom woodworking businesses around the country. It includes a strong educational program on best practices for shop production, and as well as an expo oriented to equipment and supplies geared to the small- and medium-size shops, including CNC basics, employee recruitment, finishing, lean manufacturing, business management, software, and shop safety.

Launched in 2014 in Baltimore, the show moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania last year, and returns to Lancaster in October 2018. To learn more, go to