Wood Industry Reports
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Posted by Bill Esler | Updated: 08/01/2012 8:21:00 PM
Table saw safety and a Bosch miter saw recall were among the top stories in July, as well as a feature article on extreme joinery
By Matt Bumgardner, Urs Buehlmann, Al Schuler and Karen Koenig | Updated: 07/06/2012 9:29:00 AM
Business conditions are slowly improving for the housing industry, and the wood products manufacturers that serve the construction markets. Read this exclusive survey.
By Karen Koenig | Updated: 02/07/2012 11:41:00 PM
Representatives from the cabinet, residential furniture, office furniture, architectural woodworking, store fixture, components, panel and equipment industries share their projections.
By Karen Koenig | Updated: 02/07/2012 10:47:00 AM
Following a “rollercoaster” 2011, the components industry is forecasting moderate to good sales growth for 2012, from 3 to 10 percent or more, according to member surveys by the Wood Component Manufacturers Assn. (WCMA) and the Wood Products Manufacturers Assn. (WPMA).
By Karen Koenig | Updated: 02/07/2012 10:35:00 AM
2012 shipments from U.S. based manufacturers are projected to reach $9.3 billion to $9.5 billion, down slightly from anticipated 2011 figures of $9.5 billion in sales, according to the Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Assn.
By Karen Koenig | Updated: 02/07/2012 10:26:00 AM
Building on the modest growth seen in 2011, analysts are predicting 3.5 percent growth for residential furnishings for 2012, said Andy Counts, CEO of the American Home Furnishings Alliance.
By Karen Koenig | Updated: 02/07/2012 9:58:00 AM
Overall, sales expectations for the architectural woodworking industry look to “mimic” 2011, with some sectors performing better than others, according to the Architectural Woodwork Institute.