LINCOLNSHIRE, IL – Manufacturers of furniture, cabinetry, store fixtures, architectural woodwork and other secondary wood and panel products are invited to submit entry forms for the 26th annual WOOD 100, an exclusive report that details the production, marketing and service strate
SAi International is launching their latest version of the EnRoute Software. EnRoute v5, is a wood engraving software that will increase production and enhance profits with improved efficiency. SAi will be showcasing this software at the upcoming AWFS Fair in Las Vegas.
Franklin International covered the cost for 3,500 trees to be planted in the Wilds Conservation Center located in southeastern Ohio. The species of trees that were planted were indigenous to that part of the Ohio river valley. The species include: red oak, chestnut oak, black walnut, sugar maple, and tulip poplar.
New orders for residential furniture grew 3 percent in April compared to a year earlier, according to the latest survey of manufacturers and distributors by High Point accounting and consulting firm Smith Leonard. Overall, 68 percent of those surveyed said they had increased their orders.
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - The world's first office building made via 3D printing is slated for construction in Dubai in 2017, the UAE National Innovation Committee announced Tuesday.
A 20-foot-tall 3D printer will be used to construct the 2,000-square-foot office. 3D printing technology also will be used to produce the office furniture, detailing as well as structural components, which will be made from special reinforced concrete, glass fiber reinforced gypsum and fiber reinforced plastic.
The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) announces that Nicole Cook has joined the staff as the Marketing Manager. She will oversee the marketing, communications, brand management, event planning and outreach related activities of the organization.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Green Building Council founder and CEO Rick Fedrizzi said he will step down from the position at the end of 2016.
“As one of the founders of USGBC, I never could have imagined the sweeping global impact the organization would have, the wide-ranging work that could be accomplished, the dramatic change in our industry that we would lead, the scale of the innovation we would spark or the number of lives we would touch,” Fedrizzi said. “It’s been a humbling and gratifying experience.”