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For Immediate Release
Contact: Chase Warner, Public Relations cwarner@woodmizer.com

Wood-Mizer Presents Hoosier Hardwood Festival and Lumberjack Show

In association with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Indiana Hardwood Lumberman’s Association (IHLA), and the Putnam County Visitor Bureau, Wood-Mizer is presenting the first annual Hoosier Hardwood Festival and Lumberjack Show from August 23rd – August 25th in Cloverdale, Indiana.

According to the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, “Indiana’s hardwood industry has an annual economic impact of over $10 billion and supports 70,000 jobs.” With additional strategy and focus from agencies and organizations to continue growing one of the Indiana’s largest industries, the Hoosier Hardwood Festival is aimed to “Celebrate Indiana Hardwoods”.

“Indiana has one of the largest hardwood industries in the country,” said John Smith, Wood-Mizer CEO. “As an Indiana-based manufacturer of forestry equipment, Wood-Mizer is excited to be a part of this event that promotes Indiana hardwoods in addition to the overall forest industry.”

The inaugural 3-day forestry event hosted at C Bar C Expo Center will “Celebrate Indiana Hardwoods” with 100+ exhibitors, woodworking demonstrations and vendors, a professional lumberjack competition, educational seminars organized by the DNR and IHLA, and more. The event will also feature entertainment for the entire family with live music from local bands, food booths, beer gardens, and amateur axe throwing/log throwing competitions. For more information about the event, visit http://www.cbarcexpo.com/lumberjack-show 

About Wood-Mizer

Since 1982, Wood-Mizer has earned the reputation as a world-leading wood processing equipment manufacturer with a strong legacy from its innovative sawmilling products. From forest to final form, Wood-Mizer offers an extensive line of equipment including narrowband portable and industrial sawmills, wideband sawmilling equipment, band resaws, board edgers, wood kilns, planer/moulders, firewood processing equipment, pallet recycling equipment, material handling equipment, bandsaw blades, and blade maintenance equipment for woodworking and forestry hobbyists and professionals all over the world. Visit woodmizer.com for more information.