SawStop Announces 10-Year Commitment to SkillsUSA Championships
Tualatin, OR - June 17, 2014 -
SawStop, LLC will be providing 18 5HP Industrial Cabinet Saws for the cabinetmaking competitions, in addition to providing the grand prize saw for the first place competitors in the high school and post-secondary categories.
Matt Howard, SawStop’s vice president of marketing, commented on the new agreement. “Nurturing and protecting the next generation of woodworkers is very important to us. For many years, we have supported SkillsUSA competitions at the regional and national level. Supplying these saws to the national championships for the next 10 years ensures that for the next many years, those students will compete on the finest, safest saws available.”
“Safety is always the first consideration in career and technical education courses,” said Tim Lawrence, Executive Director, SkillsUSA. “That includes safe working practices generally and equipment safety as well. SkillsUSA appreciates SawStop’s continuing commitment to our students’ and teachers’ safety and its ongoing support of our association.”
SawStop is the world leader in table saw safety. Each SawStop saw stops the spinning blade on contact with skin. The company’s saws are designed to minimize saw-related injuries and the costs associated with them. SawStop is North America’s #1 cabinet saw.
Matt Howard, Vice President of Marketing