Material Sciences is expanding its RepliKote decorative metals specialty line of prefinished coils or sheets that emulate exotic metals, stone, wood and designer patterns for panels, partitions, casework, and furniture,
Chemically modified sawdust has been developed by researchers at a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory to make it exceptionally oil-attracting and buoyant, characteristics said to be ideal for cleaning oil spills in the icy, turbulent waters of the Arctic, where oil drilling is expected to increase as ice retreats from global warming.
The industry-first kitchen cabinet lighting program features Häfele LED lighting matched to custom-fabricated Wood-Mode cabinetry, with shipping and installation fully coordinated. NKBA says LED lighting is specified in 80 percent of kitchen projects overall
The National Wooden Pallet & Container Association earned USDA Certified Biobased Product status for wood pallet manufacturers that use its Pallet Design System. The label shows the pallets to be 100-percent biobased products, and federal agencies are required to buy them.
Decorative and functional kitchen and bath cabinet component supplier Hardware Resources says its newest cabinet organizer collection features hardware for a base cabinet with 'No Wiggle' Pullout Cabinet Organizer.
Inherently tied to the other industry segments, the wood components market also looks to grow next year. Also spurring growth is an increasing awareness by manufacturers of the benefits associated with outsourcing these diversified products.