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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.


Alphacam Creates CNC Creations for Zaha Hadid Wood Wish List

Posted: 12/14/2014 3:35PM

A company set up by renowned designer Sir Terence Conran used Alphacam, from Vero Software, to create two vessels in a special design partnership for an exhibition in London, part of American Hardwood Export Council's Wish List design effort.




Color Program Boosts Sales for Conestoga Wood Specialties

Posted: 12/13/2014 2:40PM

Conestoga Wood Specialties added 1,200 colors with five glazes to its wood cabinetry doors and components lines. Though finishes are mostly applied by hand, they manage to maintain consistency batch to batch.


Martin Guitar Adapts a New Generation Solid Wood Machining System

Posted: 12/11/2014 6:41PM

Since right-angle head compensation is essential to accurate solid wood machining of guitar necks, Martin Guitar says it got programming support as it adopted a Sinumerik 840D CNC on its Fryer milling machines.


CNC Technology Brightens Solar's Window & Door Horizons

By Wade Vonasek Posted: 11/24/2014 5:13PM

Solar Innovations uses CNC machinery to manufacture custom wood doors, windows, greenhouses and other glazed structures.


LED Finish Curing Tunnel Added at Architectural Moulding Plant

Posted: 11/17/2014 5:00PM

Makor successfully installed an architectural millwork finishing line with UV LED profile curing line from Phoseon.


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