Woodworking Industry News

LP establishes scholarships to increase diversity in manufacturing

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — LP Building Solutions (LP) has established college scholarships to attract greater diversity into the manufacturing industry and foster a more inclusive and representative workforce. LP partnered with SHPE: Leading Hispanics in STEM (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers) and the National Society of Black Engineers to establish the scholarships for 2023–2024 academic year.

Architectural Products

Boise Cascade plans door facility in Colorado

Boise Cascade Company announced a planned addition of a door shop in Commerce City, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. The 127,000-square-foot millwork facility is scheduled to be complete in the fourth quarter of 2023 and is expected to begin production shortly after the first of the year.

Woodworking Industry News

AkzoNobel’s Color of the Year 2024

AkzoNobel’s Color of the Year 2024 is Sweet Embrace - an opportunity for designers and woodworkers in furniture, flooring, cabinets and building products to provide a warm, calm and liberating environment for customers amid changing times. Sweet Embrace is a welcoming pastel pink inspired by soft feathers and evening clouds. It reflects the findings of global trends – that in an uncertain world, people are looking for belonging and reassurance. They are also in need of more peaceful environments and looking for joy in their everyday experiences.