Akhurst has made the move to distribute all of Anderson’s machines under one brand, Anderson. Anderson is the world leading CNC router manufacturer, with over 20 thousand machines sold worldwide and 5 thousand only in the US market.

It is with mixed emotions that Akhurst announces the retirement of our CEO & President, Eric Stebner, and the hiring of our new CEO & President, John Sotham. John brings with him a wealth of knowledge from his previous position as CFO of OK Tire and Build Direct.

Proudly manufactured in Kamloops, BC, for over 30 years, Valley View Industries believes in making premium western red cedar products that look good and are built to last. Cedar is the preferred wood where the aesthetic appeal, durability, and weather resistance are essential. Valley View is proud of its products’ heavy-duty construction, originality, quality, and craftsmanship, where the natural beauty of the cedar can be enhanced with various finishes or left in its natural state.

The WTD is back with extended dates, now giving visitors five days to visit our members’ extensive showrooms and see the latest new technology, including some North American premieres. No other show or single event offers you such a wide display of woodworking equipment, combined with impressive live demonstrations at each location.

Marvel Cabinetry, from De Winton, AB, is the exclusive cabinetry supplier for the first and second seasons of Property Brothers’ Celebrity IOU on HGTV, and has designed and built made-in-Canada cabinetry for stars across North America. Among them were Michael Bublé, Brad Pitt, Snoop Dogg, Gwyneth Paltrow, Melissa McCarthy, Viola Davis, Jeremy Renner, Kevin Hart, Howie Mandel, and LeAnn Rimes, and Marvel invites you to be next.

Akhurst Machinery is pleased to announce the addition of a new branch in Anaheim, California, which will support the growing customer base serviced by Akhurst and its subsidiary divisions of Cantek and Leadermac. This location will offer a fully operational demonstration showroom and a warehouse for machine inventory. The company is adding additional sales and service personnel to support their customer’s prompt and reliable local service needs.

2021 Woodworking Year in Review

With 2021 now in the rear-view mirror, we are reflecting on the trends and challenges we encountered over the past year with an eye on the future as to what is to come.

WTD 2021

From compact edgebanders with programmable axis controls and fast setup features delivering the perfect blend of quality and affordability to high-speed nesting CNC line for maximum throughput with reduced handling, Akhurst brought the latest technologies to its customers.

Cuisi-n-art, of Gatineau, Quebec, with an eye to the future, undertook a large construction project to double the size of their manufacturing facility and increase their production capacity. The centrepiece of their manufacturing plant expansion was implementing two Anderson Stratos Pro Full-Line CNC Routers and Schelling material storage system.

WTD 2021

The WTD 2021 is back with extended dates, now giving visitors six days to see the latest in terms of new technology. No other show or single event offers you such a wide display of equipment, combined with impressive demos.