Retiring baby boomers are planning where and how to live during their golden years, in many cases opting for new home construction or heavy duty remodeling - promising business opportunities for the woodworking industries.
Ola Yoder named Tom Halvorsen VP of Borkholder Furniture. Yoder, CEO of parent Kountry Wood Products, says he purchased Borkholder in 2011 to capitalize on rising consumer interest in American-made products.
MasterBrand's parent company, Fortune Brands Home & Security, commissioned a study revealing the importance of identifying peak points during remodeling projects to ensure success as well as referrals and rehires.
Canadian homes are getting smaller and more are being lived in by only one person, according to the 2013 Canadian Housing Observer, an annual state-of-housing review just released by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC).