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Salone del Mobile.Milano moves to June

The 60th edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano has moved to June 2022. With a view to organizing a sixtieth edition of the Salone del Mobile.Milano that fully reflects the importance of the event, the Board of Federlegno Arredo Eventi, in agreement with Fiera Milano, has elected to postpone the event, which will now take place from June 7 to 12, 2022.

Woodworking Industry News

AHFA requests extension on comments regarding proposed tipover standard

The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) has requested an extension of the public comment period on the proposed mandatory safety standard for clothing storage furniture.  The rule proposed by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) was published in the Federal Register February 2, officially opening a 75-day comment period on the 1,100-page document.

Furniture

Jack White: musician, raconteur, upholsterer?

Jack White is known around the world for his musical chops, but did you know that he was an upholstery apprentice in the 1990s and owned his own upholstery business before music stardom came to call?  And, in fact, he still does upholstery work for some elite clients.

Architectural Products

Resolute acquires L-P’s stake in a joint venture

MONTRÉAL – Resolute Forest Products Inc. completed two separate transactions with Louisiana-Pacific Corp. to grow its wood products business. The company has acquired a 50 percent equity interest in two joint ventures it had with Louisiana-Pacific to produce I-joists in the Lac-Saint-Jean region of Quebec for $50 million.