Servicemaster Restore of Canada is training franchises to expand services addressing chronic hoarding - individuals who collect everything. Television celebrity Matt Paxton, whose specialized training program teaches professionals how to understand and properly work with people who hoard, is assisting.
Biesse announced it will acquire CNC equipment maker Uniteam S.p.A., giving the diversified machinery manufacturer entry into the wood construction market. Biesse, which specializes in systems for the woodworking/panel processing, glass, stone and composite material markets, said the acquisition will also help broaden the group's presence in the advanced materials and composites sectors.
Furniture and appliance leasor Aaron's Inc. described its in-house furniture production in its latest annual report.The division consists of five furniture manufacturing plants and nine bedding manufacturing facilities totaling approximately 818,000 square feet of manufacturing capacity.
Manufacturers of furniture, cabinetry, store fixtures, architectural woodwork and other secondary wood and panel products can get their companies profiled in the 27th annual WOOD 100, an exclusive report that details the production, marketing and service strategies used to help North American businesses grow.
Richelieu Hardware closed on its acquisition of U.S. hardware distributor Eveready Hardware. The Montreal-based wood industry supplier's first quarter sales grew both in Canada - up 11.8 percent - and in the U.S., rising 15 percent.