Steelcase Inc. signed a 12-year power purchase agreement with Apex Clean Energy for 25 megawatts of wind power. This makes up about half of the business furniture maker's renewable energy buys and directly supports construction of a new clean energy facility to open this year.
Timing is everything, IKEA has learned, after an Indonesian supreme court ruling upheld a local furniture company's right to use the Swedish furniture and retail giant's trademark name after it had not been used commercially in the country for three consecutive years.
Festool USA launched its Power Select cordless tool program featuring interchangeable batteries and chargers across its entire line of cordless power tools for construction, trim carpentry, woodworking and remodeling.
Masco Corp., one of the largest cabinet manufacturers in the United States, reported net sales and adjusted operating profit growth in the fourth quarter of 2015. For the year, the U.S. cabinet business operating profit rose by over $80 million.
Can you use the same tooling to cut both plywood and MDF on a CNC saw? There’s no definitive answer, as indicated by the mixed responses to this woodworker query in the recent Shop Smarts challenge. More than 150 woodworkers gave their input on January’s Shop Smarts challenge, presented by Woodworking Network and sponsored by Saber Diamond Tools. In a randomly selected drawing, Sean Ferguson of Ferguson Custom Woodworking won a $100 Visa gift card for his response.
Leitz Tooling has announced it’s hosting a week-long technology tour from March 13-19, featuring a two-day visit to Fensterbau Frontale in Germany, a tradeshow for the window, door, and façade construction sector. The tour will include visits to both small and large production facilities.
Proteak, the largest Mexican forestry company, has begun production of medium density fiberboard (MDF) in its new plant located in Tabasco, marking the beginning of the largest industrial-forestry project in México, under the brand TecnoTabla.
On Sunday, the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos will face-off for Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium - the first LEED Gold certified football stadium and one of the most energy efficient stadiums in the world. The $1.2 billion home of the San Francisco 49ers was the first stadium to open in the U.S. to achieve LEED Gold Status certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.