Come See These Products at the Closets Expo!
Posted: 02/04/2010 10:05AM
The 6th annual Closets & Home Organization Conference takes place next week , Feb. 10-12, in Long Beach, CA. This year’s event features three days of education for closet, garage and other home organization professionals developed by the Association of Closet and Storage Professionals and CLOSETS magazine.
The all-new Custom Cabinet Conference joins this year’s lineup with a pair of 2.5-hour programs sponsored by the Cabinet Makers Association and Custom Woodworking Business magazine.
The Closets Expo opens at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Long Beach Convention Center. Among the products to be displayed our woodworking machines, hardware, components and more.
What follows is just a small sampling of products that be on display.
To registration and other details, visit Closets-Expo.com.
CAD/CAM Closets Software
20-20 Technologies, a leading software company for computer-aided design/business/manufacturing solutions, introduces a new End2End solution tailored for the closet industry. This modular and scalable solution encompasses all processes of the closet industry, from sales through production. In addition to designing and pricing closets, sales staff can electronically send orders directly to the highly automated manufacturing processing of Bills of Material, CNC machine codes, and all other production-related documents and bar codes. The Idea Center feature allows users to save typical designs as “smart” templates, which can be reused in different runs and, if necessary, easily changed and augmented—using drag and drop—with additional components.
Capella introduces its new easy-installation shoe fence. The shoe fence comes in an 8-ft length that can be cut to fit the width of shelf and snapped into its ¾-in. board. No holes need to be drilled and one size fits all, which can save on inventory and cost. It comes in six beautiful colors; polished chrome, polished brass, dull chrome, dull nickel, oil-rubbed bronze, and matte black. The colors match all closet poles and closet accessories provided by Capella.
The CompX Timberline StealthLock is a new keyless, invisible lock for wood furniture and cabinets. Radio frequency technology allows a single transmitter to operate one or multiple receiver latches and has an operational range of 15 ft. This allows a case to be designed without visible signs of security or hardware. Supervisor and user codes with four modes of operation give unparalleled flexibility. For further information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Door Finishes
Decore-ative Specialties introduces Pure Colors, the new standard in complete finishing programs, offering top quality, a diverse selection, and dependable durability. Paired with our new moldings, accessories, and sheet goods, Pure Colors is the complete finishing program you need. Learn more at decore.com/purecolors
New Woodgrain Melamine Panels
Flakeboard has added a wood tick texture to its TFM / melamine upgrading options called AuthenTICK™. This wood tick texture will add the look, feel and distinction of real wood to TFM designs. AuthenTICK™ can be added to any solid or woodgrain design; Flakeboard has hundreds of TFM choices and a complete range of composite panels. For more information on Flakeboard TFM/melamine and texture upgrades
Wall Organization System
F LOWWALL® is the most effective way to get your stuff organized. FLOWWALL® gets your stuff off the floor and onto the wall. Neat, organized and easy to find when you need it. Now you can create a custom storage space anywhere you want to organize and eliminate clutter. Combine FLOW WALL® panels, hooks and shelves in unlimited configurations.
Giles and Kendall
Redcedar Liner Planks
Provide your clients with the ultimate beauty and protection with CedarSafe Naturally Protective Closet Liner Planks by adding them to your options list. CedarSafe 100% Aromatic Eastern Redcedar Closet & Cabinet Liner Planks and 4-ft x 8-ft Flakeboard panels by Giles & Kendall naturally repel and resist moths, cockroaches, silverfish and mildew.
Häfele America Co.
Synergy Elite is a great addition to the current Synergy line of closet accessories from Häfele America. These all-metal, easy-to-install accessories include tie, belt and scarf racks and valets in 12-in, 14-in. and 18-in. lengths. The tie, belt and scarf racks have full extension slides to allow items to become fully visible. This line also incorporates a wardrobe tube with a cap on top, which allows the hangers to slide back and forth with ease through a new support that provides a “finished” look. Decorative finishes include Nickel Matt, Dark Oil Rubbed Bronze, Chrome and Brass Polished. www.hafele.com/us.
Contact info: 888.553.6789
HandiMod Modular Cabinets
HandiSOLUTIONS introduces a new series of wood cabinets that is designed to meet a new concept in storage cabinetry. The new line offers beauty, durability and functionality. The HandiMod cabinets unlike the standard permanent mount cabinets, are designed to attach to the company's HandiWall product, offering mobility and modularity features allowing the installer to combine cabinets to create larger storage space. Each cabinet comes with heavy-duty steel shelving that will hold 100/lbs per shelf. Several finishes are available for matching to the different HandiWall colors.
Kustom Material Laminators
Contour Edgebanded Components
KML’s Vector contour edgebander speeds set-up and production of small and large orders while reducing customer cost. The continuous process machine applies edgebanding to shaped components while it trims and scrapes to provide consistent, repeatable patterns. This allows designers and fixture manufacturers to easily incorporate unique features into their designs.
Doug Mockett & Co.
Doug Mockett & Company is an industry leader in innovative furniture components and architectural hardware. Specializing in providing “fine architectural hardware for your fine furniture,” we offer an extensive collection to cover all your home and closet needs. Add an elegant touch to any closet with our new line of accessories.
The October Company
The October Company introduces new Faux Suede Jewel Trays, ideal for creating a premium closet interior look. Available in four modern colors, these trays combine the value of suede with functional scratch-free storage. Features include padded ring pads and a variety of compartmented designs. Standard and custom sizes are available.
Outwater Plastics Industries Inc.
888.772.1400 (catalog requests)
Closet Rods & Hardware
Outwater offers and stocks 8-ft lengths of residential grade aluminum closet rods in industry standard 1-5/16-in. round (with a 5/16-in. wall thickness) and 1-3/16-in. x 19/32-in. oval (with a 1/16-in. wall thickness) formats along with complementary aluminum closet rod supports in satin brass, satin chrome and oil-rubbed bronze finishes.
Solid for Closets is designed to increase productivity and profitability in the fast-growing closet and storage industry. Generate drawings, 3-D renderings, material requirements, part lists and estimating data. With three levels of software, start with the module that fits your needs now then simply add functionality as you grow.
Rev-A-Shelf introduces the CM-1448 closet mirror. This full-length patent-pending mirror installs in a space just over 3 in. wide. It features a soft-open/soft-close slide system, reversible mounting, a sleek design, comfortable handle, adjustable 60 degree pivot and easy installation with only eight screws. The aluminum frame fits into a 3-1/16-in. wide opening.
Safety Speed Cut Manufacturing
Safety Speed Cut manufactures a full line of vertical panel saws, panel routers, widebelt sanders and edgebanders. We will be unveiling a new innovative product, the Shelving Shark, during the Closets Expo. This product will change the way you cut your wire shelving. Stop by our booth for a demo.
Pull-Out Pantry Rack
Sidelines introduces its newly designed Professional Series Pull-Out Pantry Rack. This new rack is specifically designed to fit 14-in.-deep or greater closet-pantry systems. It is available in several widths and adjustable in height from 73-1/4 in. to 86-5/8 in. high. It is equipped with soft close slides. The adjustable baskets are chrome plated while the frame is powder-coated steel. The Pull-Out Pantry Rack is the first of many items being offered by Sidelines which are suitable for standard closet system dimensions.
Stiles Shop Solutions
Line Boring Machines
The Ironwood series of line boring machines, designed specifically for closet and cabinet manufacturers, is the newest product line distributed by Stiles Shop Solutions. These new machines are ergonomically designed for applications that require drilling of single or multiple rows in a single function. Catering to the American woodworker, these robust drilling machines boast quick set-up times, digital readouts for improved accuracy, and a conveniently large working surface for applications. The DBR 50 model, pictured here, features quick-release pneumatic clamps, a quick reference point on the rear fence for easy alignment of the work piece, a 3m extension fence for durability, and a convenient tool storage door on the front of the machine.
STOR-X™ Organizing Systems
STOR-X™ Organizing Systems
STOR-X™ Organizing Systems is a high-quality; custom fit organizing system for closet, pantry, garage and home office applications. The STOR-X™ system is ideal for new home construction or remodeling. STOR-X™ is distributed through a network of trained professional dealers specializing in sales, design and installation. STOR-X™ is sold direct where no dealers exist. Every job is shipped custom fit, complete and ready to install. Dealer inquiries welcome.