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Harden Furniture combines craftsmanship with modern production technology

By Karen Koenig Posted: 05/11/2009 12:00AM

By Karen M. Koenig - Tradition meets technology in upstate New York, where Harden Furniture combines old-world craftsmanship with modern-day technology, to forge a profitable future.


10 Energy-Saving Tips to Help Save Money

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Below are 10 easy steps for saving energy, and money, with compressed air systems.


5 Tips to Shape Up Your Operation

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5 tips to shape up your operation


Energy Efficient Woodworking Machines

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) estimates that 47% of the electricity used in the non-metal fabrication industries is consumed by motor-driven equipment.




Optimizing the Rough Mill Area

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As lumber is processed, value is added at each step of the process. A rough mill processing 12 thousand board feet (12 Mbf) of dried lumber per day, valued at $900/Mbf, can save approximately $58,000 per year simply by improving rough mill yield by just 1 percent. However, yield alone does not provide a complete picture of profitability in the rough mill. There is opportunity for maximizing the value of the products produced and by minimizing manufacturing costs to impact overall profitability.


Moulders: Avoiding Problems in Production Runs

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Here are solutions to five common challenges that are often encountered in moulding production runs.


Moulders: Problems & Solutions for Custom Runs

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High-end custom shops see moulding demands changing daily. Here are solutions to five common challenges.


5 advantages of Wireless Probe Moisture Meters

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5 advantages of Wireless Probe Moisture Meters


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