Partners and Supporters

CAWP benefits from cooperative relationships with a number of organizations. Our Industry Partnership Program allows organizations large and small to have the opportunity to support and benefit from the activities of CAWP and the Wood Products Processing Program. Contributing companies make tax-deductible donations and can access a variety of benefits including priority access to co-op students, job postings in CAWP’s email newsletters, named industry scholarships, and priority registration for continuing education programs.

CAWP also benefits from in-kind support from a wide range of organizations, including suppliers of software, materials, machinery, and equipment. Some of our supporters are listed below:

Industrial Partners

3M – woodworking equipment

Automatech Robotik – industrial robotic integrators

BC Saw – tooling for woodworking machinery

Blum – furniture and cabinet hardware

Borden Chemicals – adhesives

Buerkle North America – woodworking manufacturing equipment

Cadwork – CAD/CAM software

CanPHI – Canadian Passive House Institute

Dietrich’s North America – CAD/CAM software

DUX AREA Inc. – spray finishing guns

Fuji Spray – HVLP paint spray systems

Hettich Canada L.P. – furniture and cabinet hardware

Homag Canada – woodworking manufacturing equipment

Hundegger Canada – woodworking manufacturing equipment

Innovative Manufacturing – finishing supplies for undergraduate and industry training courses

In-House Solutions – technical support for MasterCAM and Solidworks CAD/CAM software

Kuka Robotics – Robotic Arm

Milesi – wood finishing coatings

Masse Sales – woodworking manufacturing equipment

Mirka – dust-free sanding equipment

Prona – pneumatic tools

Rangate – woodworking tooling and equipment

Robland – woodworking manufacturing equipment

SCM Canada – woodworking manufacturing equipment

SEESinWood – thermally modified wood for undergraduate and industry training course projects

Soukup America – offsite construction equipment

Weinig Group – woodworking manufacturing equipment


Architectural Institute of British Columbia – UBC is an accredited education provider to AIBC and CAWP organizes seminars, workshops and other professional learning opportunities

Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association (AWMAC) BC – CAWP is an Advisory Member of the AWMAC BC chapter supporting the architectural millwork community.

BC Wood Specialties – CAWP partners with BC Wood to deliver industry support and services under the Wood First program

Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association –  The CKCA promotes the highest standards in Canadian kitchen manufacturing.  CAWP partners with the CKCA in various training programs.

Wood Manufacturing Council – CAWP is an education & training partner and provides support through participation in the WMC Board of Directors and other channels

Wood Products Quality Council – CAWP administers and implements the Woodmark quality management program

Our in-kind suppliers experience a range of benefits, such as visibility to our many students, trainees, industry clients and guests, and access to classrooms and meeting rooms for training sessions and other purposes. If you are interested in exploring in-kind partnerships or becoming a member of the CAWP Industry Partnership Program, please contact us at