POTOMAC FALLS, Va. - The Architectural Woodwork Institute announced that the draft of Proposed American National Standard AWI 1236 – Countertops is available for public review through Feb. 15. According to AWI, Proposed American National Standard AWI 1236 – Countertops will provide standards and tolerances for the quality and fit of countertops and establish minimum aesthetic and performance requirements intended to provide a well-defined degree of control over a project’s quality of materials and workmanship.
Metrie has acquired Pacific MDF Products Inc. and Canadian MDF Products Co., collectively known as Pac Trim, with plants in Rocklin, California, and Edmonton, Alberta.
Catalina Research is projecting a 3.9% decline in the installed value of flooring spending for 2020, despite the proliferation of home remodeling activity taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hard surface floorings, particularly products like wood and laminate flooring which could be used in DIY projects, have benefitted the most by homeowners leery of having a professional installer enter their home.
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Andersen Corp. announced the retirement of Paul Delahunt, president of Renewal by Andersen LLC, and the promotion of several executive leaders as the company plans for continued growth.
The 50,000 square-foot building has Kebony Shou Sugi Ban wood and an Arkansas pine facade.
Norman Pease started his woodworking career in 1985 when he was hired as a cabinet shop apprentice. Since then, he has developed his expertise and found success with his one-man shop, Three Gryphons Carving Studio in Royersford, Pennsylvania. After surviving the recession in 2008 and now with close to 20 years’ experience in the industry, Three Gryphons has continued to specialize in custom-made decorative millwork.
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