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Northland Forest Product's Planer Gives Lumber Added Dimension

By Karen Koenig Posted: 02/24/2015 1:43PM

Northland Forest Products invested $1.8 million in high-tech equipment to optimize the production of its hardwood moulding and dimension lumber.


Concepts in Millwork: Just in Time for Big Architectural Projects

By Karen Koenig Posted: 02/24/2015 12:05PM

Concepts in Millwork’s high-profile architectural woodwork projects mix wood and other materials in work for Western Union, the Pentagon, and major sporting facilities. They buy just in time, though MDF is inventoried.


CNC Speeds High Volume Production of Custom MDF Picture Frames

Posted: 02/02/2015 5:40PM

Customizing photo frames on a Weeke CNC, Tulsa's The Organic Bloom cuts about 33,000 square inches of medium-density fiberboard (MDF) each day. Alphacam reverse-side nesting maintains consistency while managing volume production of picture frames


Lab Furniture Makes the Grade

By Jo-Ann Kaiser Posted: 01/28/2015 9:49AM

Sheldon Labs utilizes a mix of solid wood, plywood and laminate in the production process of its lab furniture.




CNC Technology Helps C.F. Martin Guitars Strum New Tune

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 01/27/2015 1:31PM

C.F. Martin & Co.’s ability to successfully string together the artistry and craftsmanship of fine woodworking, with the technology advances of CNC machinery, have enabled the acoustic guitar and string instrument manufacturer to continue its longtime reign in the industry.


Thor Motor Coach's CNC Center Supports Five Plants

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 01/12/2015 1:25PM

Thor Motor Coach managers say CNC routing allows the motor home company to develop products "that fit together better," with protoype components moving into production in a week or less.


Charles Onsrud Continues Family's Woodworking Machinery Legacy

By Karen Koenig Posted: 01/05/2015 12:36PM

2015 marks 100 years of the Onsrud family in the woodworking machinery business. Along with Charlie Onsrud, continuing the family legacy are Tom, president, John, executive vice president and Bill, vice president. Tom’s children, Jeff and Alyson are the fifth generation involved in the woodworking industry.


How Plus Interiors Exploited Niches To Expand Wood Operations

By Karen Koenig Posted: 01/05/2015 10:46AM

Plus Interiors, a multi-faceted wood operation in Kapolei, HI, sustainably manufactures mass-customized picture frames. That has lead to movement into kitchen cabinetry, wood components and other segments.


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