Grace Jeppers, a design expert and wood products research expert, details endangered and non-legal wood species, including Lacey Act protections, in an address at NeoCon 2016 in Chicago. The commercial furniture and design show runs June 13-15.
Servicemaster Restore of Canada is training franchises to expand services addressing chronic hoarding - individuals who collect everything. Television celebrity Matt Paxton, whose specialized training program teaches professionals how to understand and properly work with people who hoard, is assisting.
Franchise ShelfGenie, whose network of kitchen cabinetry and storage remodelers provide customized glide-out shelving upgrades, relaunched its website for prospective owners. The Atlanta company says it is ramping up U.S. expansion.
Edgebanding, heat control systems and a surface cleaning product were among the woodworking products recognized at the Xia-Xylexpo Innovation Awards, announced during The Night of Xylexpo at the Xylexpo exhibition of wood and furniture technology and supplies in Milan, Italy, May 24-28.
Biesse announced it will acquire CNC equipment maker Uniteam S.p.A., giving the diversified machinery manufacturer entry into the wood construction market. Biesse, which specializes in systems for the woodworking/panel processing, glass, stone and composite material markets, said the acquisition will also help broaden the group's presence in the advanced materials and composites sectors.