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Building a 'Made in Canada' Furniture Business

By Dana Fromunda Posted: 04/13/2014 5:15PM

In times when many Canadian furniture companies are looking to find new opportunities to sell and market their existing products and when others are thinking about closing their doors, selling their businesses or starting something outside furniture manufacturing, Ruff Swan is blooming and booming.


Richelieu Hardware's U.S. Sales Climb 10.6% in Q1

By Rich Christianson Posted: 04/13/2014 12:24PM

Richelieu Hardware's first quarter sales rose 3.8% in the first quarter, powered by a 10.6% boost in U.S. sales activity.


Ontario Woodworking Teachers Gather in Kitchener

Posted: 04/13/2014 9:35AM

The Wood Manufacturing Council organized a one-day event for Ontario high school woodworking teachers to inform them about sector skills needs, career opportunities and the educational pathways to careers in the wood manufacturing sector.


Canadian Wood Finishers Benefit from New Partnership

posted by Rich Christianson | Posted: 04/05/2014 11:34AM

The Bluewater Wood Alliance (BWA) and Conestoga College are collaborating on a skills enhancement program for experienced wood spray finishers.




West Fraser Continues Lumber Acquisition Spree

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 04/04/2014 1:01PM

West Fraser continues its acquisition spree with the purchase of Bibler Brothers Lumber and Buchanan Lumber, following on the heels of last month's purchase of Travis Lumber.


Olon's NEXGEN Mouldings on Manufacturing Marvels

Posted By Elizabeth Fuhrman | Posted: 04/03/2014 8:02AM

Production of NEXGEN mouldinigs at Olon Industries’ Jeffersonville, IN, facility will be featured on Manufacturing Marvels, at 8:30 p.m. CST, April 9 on The Fox Business Network.


Real Chocolate Flooring Sweetens BuildDirect's Offerings

Posted by Karen Koenig | Posted: 03/31/2014 1:42PM

BuildDirect has added real chocolate plank flooring to its lineup of hardwood, laminate, engineered wood and other floor product offerings. Available April 1, BuildDirect's Chocolate Sensation Handscraped Classic Collection is available in dark, milk chocolate and white.


UCS Forest Group Hires Paul Fosh as Director – Import Panel

Posted: 03/27/2014 11:13AM

Warren Spitz, President and CEO of UCS Forest Group of Companies, today announced the appointment of Paul Fosh to the newly created position of Director - Import Panel.


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