PAUL WILMES: President Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA)

Paul Wilmes is the President of the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA). He was an experienced President with a demonstrated history of working in the machinery, horticulture, and restaurant industry. General Management, Team Building, Export, Acquisition, Sales Management with strong skills at creating an Objective Setting culture that generates successful outcomes using a strong action orientated bias. Bachelor of Science (BS) focused in Speech and English from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

For over 120 years, the Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America has worked to increase the productivity and profitability of U.S. woodworking machinery and woodworking tools manufacturers and the businesses that support them. Over that time, WMMA® has dedicated itself to the advancement of the U.S. woodworking industry and wood industry, with wood education training, wood industry research, support of woodworking shows, and diverse member programs and services.

WMMA is “The Gateway to American Technology.” Our vision as an association is to help our members meet their business objectives by helping them address challenges in the global marketplace.

The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA®) shall enhance the competitive position, improve the performance and advocate for domestic manufacturers of machinery, cutting tools and supplies used in the processing of wood and related products.