The Furniture Foundation, an education fund established by the American Home Furnishings Alliance, has awarded 2016 grants to Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, and Catawba Valley Community College Alexander Furniture Academy, Taylorsville, North Carolina.
Fourteen composite panel facilities and one corporation as a whole were recognized for their safety achievements during the Composite Panel Association's annual spring meeting held last week in Tucson, Arizona.
Legend Lumber Lee Corp. will invest $3.5 million to renovate a shuttered hardwood lumber concentration yard in Boston, Kentucky. The investment will create at least 30 full-time positions to produce hardwood for export to Asia.
Masco says its Cabinetry Products’ net sales decreased 5 percent, but explained the drop was due to exiting lower margin business in the builder channel, and ending sales of kitchen countertops. CEO Keith Allman said efforts at improving wood and finishing yield in cabinets are aimed improving profits.