Upholstered furniture maker Delta Furniture Manufacturing is expanding its operations with the addition of an 80,000-square-foot facility in Houlka, Mississippi. The residential furniture company said the $432,000 investment will also create 100 jobs at the plant, which was once occupied by Astrolounger.
Federal agencies say formaldehyde is given off by "select" lines of laminate flooring made in China between 2012 and 2014, and sold by Lumber Liquidators. Its likelihood to cause cancer is extremely small, however.
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.