In This Issue
One of the news sagas we are tracking is the antidumping investigation being pursued by the International Trade Commission (ITC) against hardwood plywood imported from China.
While the economy is recovering, get ahead of the curve with software technology.
More than half (51.6%) of North American wood products firms saw sales resurge last year, and 92.2% expect growth for this year, according to data analysis from the WOOD 100 for 2013.
Service and customer satisfaction are key ingredients to a wood product manufacturer's ability to obtain and retain customers. Fast turnaround and a little luck are also key to growing marketshare.
Resourceful manufacturers do their research when it comes to developing new wood-based products. Here are some ideas guaranteed to floor customers, and edge out competitors.
The successful finish of a project is the result of combining technology and quality craftsmanship. Sustainable and lean manufacturing practices also are utilized by Nucraft Furniture.
There’s no playing around for PIN when it comes to researching and acquiring new technology to ensure its business gets a good return on its investment.
Technology plays a key role in helping wood products manufacturers remain competitive in the marketplace. What follows are some of the implementations by this year’s WOOD 100 companies.
Lean — and green — manufacturing also continues to be a cornerstone by which many wood products companies function today. Read some of the productivity enhancements used by these successful firms.
This WOOD 100 firm doesn’t tread lightly when it comes to the development and implementation of successful business strategies.
This successful architectural woodwork firm has locked up business by becoming more streamlined and maximizing production.
Obtaining and retaining good employees, setting price points and developing new sales markets are among the winning strategies used by these woodworking firms.
Placards and media help promote these wood products manufactured in the USA.
Savvy marketers are finding new and innovative ways to differentiate their company’s wooden products from competitors’ while piquing public interest in the marketplace.
This cabinet manufacturer knows how to keep things cooking in business.
Innovative woodworkers know how to keep things cooking in business — and their company’s name in the forefront of consumer minds Using social media, branding, networking or by word of mouth, these WOOD 100 firms are experts at promoting their sustainability, quality and/or range of products.