When:  Sunday, March 11, 2018 to Friday, March 16, 2018

Where:  Frankfurt, Germany

2016 Window Plant Tour

2018 WCMA Annual Meeting
European Plant Tour Event
March 11 - 16, 2018


The WCMA is excited to partner with Stiles Machinery and Pollmeier, Inc. to host the 2018 European Plant Tour Event. The event will be held March 11 – 16, 2018, and provides an opportunity for members to observe leading-edge solutions to improve their quality and production methods.

We will be visiting some of the most advanced woodworking machinery and manufacturing facilities, providing an unrivaled opportunity to gain an edge in discovering “what’s next” in the global woodworking industry. Throughout the week you will get an exclusive look into the most innovative kitchen cabinet, window and door, and furniture manufacturers. You will gain insights on ways to make your business more successful by observing best practices with global influences.

The tour will also provide an excellent opportunity to network with your peers. Conversations during the bus rides, shared meals, and during the debriefing at the end of each day will allow attendees to build camaraderie and the learning experience becomes even more valuable.

Limited Availability

Maximum number of attendees for the event is 40 individuals. Each member company is allowed to register 2 people per company. If extra seats are available after December 29, the WCMA will contact registered companies with extra registration opportunities. Please indicate your interest on the registration form. REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE JANUARY 19, 2018.


Important Information

Registration for the event includes:

  • Access to all plant tours
  • Accommodations Saturday, March 10 - Friday, March 16
  • Transportation while in Germany (not including transportation from the airport to the host hotel)
  • All meals EXCLUDING Monday and Wednesday night dinners, which will be on your own
  • Transportation to and from Frankfurt is attendees responsibility.

Attendees are strongly encouraged to book their travel early. Please plan to arrive in Frankfurt on Saturday, March 10, and depart any time after 5:00 pm on Friday, March 16.

Important Travel Requirements

Please note that in order to register any attendees you must have the following:

  • A valid passport (must be valid for at least six (6) months beyond travel and departure date)
  • Full Legal Name (as it appears on passport)
  • Name and Phone Number of an Emergency Contact person