Washington D.C. – Grants worth approximately $13 million are available to support market innovation in wood products and wood energy. The Oct. 19 announcement from Deputy Agriculture Secretary Jewel Bronaugh came during a “Leaders for the Built Environment” virtual event and kicks off National Forest Products Week as proclaimed by President Biden.
The 2021 Wood Industry Market Leaders are (in alphabetical order): Alicia Barker, president, Organizers Direct Industries; Luke Elias, president, Muskoka Cabinet Co.; Scott Grove, owner, Scott Grove (Imagine Grove Woodworking and Green Grove Design); Edward San Juan, president, E.F. San Juan Inc.; Edward Galt Steves, CEO, Steves & Sons; and Sam Bell Steves, president, Steves & Sons.
Sam Bell Steves II, president, and Edward Galt Steves, CEO, lead Steves & Sons, one of the largest and oldest door manufacturers in North America.
The president of E.F. San Juan, Edward San Juan has helped grow the company into the widely recognized architectural moulding, millwork and cabinetry manufacturer it is today.
BATON ROUGE, La. - Gator Millworks celebrated National Manufacturing Day on October 1 with an all-day career event. More than 200 high school students and millwork enthusiasts from across the area attended to experience Gator’s modern manufacturing techniques and learn about the possibilities of a career in modern manufacturing.
Completed May 2021, the two-year project involved developing a unified Microvellum library that could support all five of USA Millwork’s facilities, their various machines and production methods, and the construction standards required for each of the millwork markets served.
Charitable endeavors, advertising, targeted promotions and social media are just some of the ways these WOOD 100 keep their company names and brands at the forefront of customers' minds.
Expansions, acquisitions, improved communications and changes in workplace procedures, are just a few of the ways these WOOD 100 firms grew sales and improved business during the pandemic.