Lean manufacturing, teamwork, training, new technology, and innovation are helping these woodworking manufacturers increase production while improving quality and efficiency.
Investing in technology can improve quality and speed production. What follows are some of the machinery and supply investments put in place by the 2021 WOOD 100.
Product innovations are opening doors to more business for this year's WOOD 100 companies. Now in its 32nd year, the WOOD 100: Strategies for Success highlights the innovative as well as tried-and-true initiatives put in place by 100 North American wood products manufacturers to grow their businesses.
As business resumes following the COVID-19 pandemic, manufacturers must work smarter, and faster than their competitors while providing customer service, quality, and added value to the wood products. What follows are some of the methods put in place by the 2021 WOOD 100.
Since 2009, Woodworking Network has paid tribute to market leaders in the wood products industry that have made an impact — not only at their own companies, but also on the industry as a whole. Represented are persons from all segments of the secondary woodworking industry, including: residential furniture, contract/office furniture, cabinets, closets/home storage, store fixture, architectural woodwork, window and door, and wood components.
Bruce flooring parent AHF Products has acquired certain assets of American OEM, which manufactures hardwood flooring under the Raintree, Hearthwood and Emily Morrow Home brands.
Using Mastercam API technology, Fetzer Architectural Woodwork was able to reduce the programming time by 75 to 90 percent on the complex project.
By Chris Taylor
Steves & Sons prevails in its antitrust litigation as Jeld-Wen agrees to divest Towanda doorskin plant.
When asked what industries they sell to, 84.6% of respondents sell to the residential cabinetry and closets market, primarily cabinetry parts, doors and drawers.