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By Bill Esler | Updated: 01/17/2012 2:57:00 PM
Wright Architectural Millwork finished a reclaimed wood project near Boston. beams from a California factory were milled down to a tongue and groove flooring product and applied to walls and a bench.
By Karen Koenig | Updated: 11/04/2011 12:42:00 PM
DIRTT Environmental Solutions has earned recognition for its sustainable modular MDF wall panels.
By Bill Esler, Editor in Chief | Updated: 09/02/2011 10:54:00 AM
Portland’s Grove LLC has mushroomed from two to 18 employees making custom- and limited-run cases for the iPad and iPhones.
By Bill Esler - Editor in Chief | Updated: 09/02/2011 8:33:00 AM
A new professional credentials program for custom cabinetmakers and woodworkers was formally unveiled at the AWFS Fair woodworking show in July. Developed by the Cabinet Makers Association after more than a year of development, this program is integrated to a formal learning cycle and testing system. Completion yields a three-letter acronym that certifies your competency as a cabinetmaker or as a woodworker, at either Certified or Master levels.
By Karen M. Koenig | Updated: 09/01/2011 4:04:00 PM
I am constantly amazed by the strength of the companies in the woodworking industry. More so than perhaps any other market, they have been hard hit by the economy — and they are doing whatever it takes to not only survive, but succeed.
Updated: 09/01/2011 3:59:00 PM
The sky’s the limit for innovative woodworking firms when it comes to their development and implementation of marketing strategies to grow their businesses. Whether it’s by relying on social media and the internet for promotion and sales, creating or expanding product lines, or taking the uncommon position of selling machining and millwork capabilities to competitors, the companies in this year’s WOOD 100 have all demonstrated the initiative it takes to successfully market and make sales — and get the job done.
Updated: 09/01/2011 3:55:00 PM
Successful strategists are those that use innovative ways to engage the consumer. New apps, touchscreens, mobile showrooms help these companies stand out from the competition.