The Yale-led study that found more than 3 trillion trees on Earth surprised researchers, who previously pegged the number at 400 billion. Thomas Crowther, a Yale Climate & Energy Institute post-doctoral fellow at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies was lead author of the study.
MasterBrand Cabinets' $3.5 million purchase of a 137,095-square-foot facility in Lexington, NC, is part of the cabinet giant's plan to consolidate three operations in the area. New jobs will be created at the plant, which will begin production of cabinet doors and drawers in October. By spring, employees and operations from three nearby facilities also will be moved over to the plant.
U.S. hardwood lumber exports to Asia were down 10% on the year through June. However, more than half of exporters reported improving sales to China in August, a marked turnaround from the steadily falling demand of the past year.
An anti-bacterial coating for granite and other stone has been developed by Antolini, a quarry and stone curator. Based in Italy with U.S. distributors, Antolini says it is the first to apply the treatment - which it brands as A Zerobact - to stone surfaces. Intended for food preparation areas, A Zerobact is available on its newest Signature Stone Collection, and has certifications from the US EPA, EU for Food Contact Safety, NSF for Food Contact Safety. A stamp of authenticity is applied to all slabs treated with A zerobact.
The latest American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Second Quarter Interior Design Billings Index reached 57.1 in June - indicating that billings remain essentially unchanged from their 1st Quarter score of 57.7 in March.
Superior Cabinets overcame the death of a principal and a rocky 29 percent sales drop to become one of Western Canada's leading cabinet manufacturers. The cabinetry firm marks 35 years in business with its anniversary in September.
LAKE FOREST, CA -- National Hardware's revamped line of Peg & Storage hardware offers homeowners a wide array of storage solutions for various areas of their homes, including the garage, laundry room, office and children's play room. The refreshed line will include more than 130 products and can be used in a variety of applications to fit today's home organization needs.