Wood components firm Osborne Wood Products says it is developing an appreciation sale to capitalize on seasonal surge in tale slide sales. It researched data from two years of ordering patterns in planning its promotion.
Quanex Building Products Corp. is acquiring cabinetry components maker Woodcraft Industries for $248.5 million in cash. The transaction by Quanex, a window and door components manufacturer, is expected to close in the fourth quarter.
Gingrich Woodcraft and the Unifor union failed to negotiate a settlement during a meeting at the Ontatio Labor Relations Board on August 24. Citing Mennonite beliefs, the wood Devlin, Ontario components manufacturer's owner, Leon Gingrich, closed August 17 after workers voted to unionize on August 12.
Goodfellow Inc., one of eastern Canada's largest independent re-manufacturers and distributors of lumber and hardwood flooring products, will form a pressure treated wood manufacturing company with Lebel Cambium Inc. The two companies will merge seven existing plants to form the business unit.
Drawer Box Specialties has introduced smart shelf, which it describes as a smooth-gliding drawer that mounts directly to cabinet shelves to help maximize access to cabinet contents. Previously hard-to-locate items in the back of the cabinet are now within reach using the design of the smart shelf.
Contestoga Wood Specialtis has rolled out new branding. It includes a logo and tagline that embody Conestoga’s core values as well as exhibit new advances. Conestoga says this transition is a key part of a series of initiatives taken to position the company for meeting future market needs.
A prominent wood components firm has closed up operations following a vote by its employees to unionize. In an e-mail this morning to customers, Leon Gingrich, president of Gingrich Woodcraft Inc., said his privately held business will cease operations.
King Plastic says its polymer sheets work like wood, and can be easily fabricated using standard woodworking tools. A new fabrication guide includes general tooling information, CNC guidelines, cleaning and general care information.