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admin : April 18, 2014 3:35 pm : Educational Events, Tool Sharpening, Uncategorized

Grind Tech organizers report that 29 countries were represented in Augsburg in March 2014. German companies faced the strongest foreign participation from Switzerland with 62 companies, followed by Italy with 35 companies. ISKA members and readers of Sharpeners Report newsletter attended. See more photos in our May 2014 issue, coming out May 1. ISKA members who attended included:  Mike Lindsay of East Side Saw, Carey Wiesner of R.K.0. Saw, IL, Bill Quinn of W.D. Quinn Saw Co, MO, Mike Steinfelt of Central City Tool Supply, CA, Jeff Goetz of Colonial Saw, MA, and from B.C. was Justin Williams of Williams & White Equipment who was an exhibitor, along with Vollmer’s Shannon Fox, who offered tours of the local Vollmer plan more »

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