W&WP September 2001

The WOOD 100 Optimists Club

The current economy looks disappointing, but that has not stopped many of the WOOD 100 companies from being optimistic. One-quarter of the companies predict at least a 25% increase this year. There are also only six companies that report expecting no increase or a decrease in sales. The accompanying pie chart illustrates their fiscal feelings for 2002 while the chart below gives the eleven companies that expect to post 40% growth or better in 2001.

Projected increase in 2001

D&L Custom Interiors (No. 1) 125%
P.K. Designs (No. 4) 80%
Centorbi Custom Cabinetry (No. 16) 60%
Sweetheart Cabinetmakers (No. 3) 50%
Patton Cabinet Doors (No. 25) 50%
Mountain Moulding (No. 40) 50%
The Wood Barn (No. 17) 48%
Oakwood Classic & Custom Woodworks (No. 55) 45%
Custom Wood Furniture (No. 26) 40%
Solidtops (No. 32) 40%
Quality Kraft (No. 56) 40%
What are your expectations for 2002?

Other Views of the WOOD 100

The 100 companies in this year's WOOD 100 can be compared in more than one way. Percentage of growth is one way. Another way is the dollar amount that each employee produced. Listed below are some of the other ways of looking at the WOOD 100.

Top Growth Companies: 2000 sales under $1 million

D&L Custom Interiors (No. 1) 135.2%
P.K. Designs (No. 4) 84.3%
Eggli Bros. Millwork (No. 5) 82.7%
Construction Service Assoc. (No. 7) 70.8%
Levi Mize Woodcraftsman (No. 12) 64.3%
Centorbi Custom Cabinetry (No. 16) 53.1%
Steflo Builders (No. 29) 39.6%
Greg Aanes Furniture (No. 47) 24.8%
Quality Kraft (No. 56) 22.0%
American Regional Woodworks (No. 58) 20.8%

Top Growth Companies: 2000 sales $1 million to $2.5 million

Artisan Woodcrafters (No. 2) 92.9%
Augusta Millwork (No. 9) 66.8%
Impressions Architectural Millwork (No. 14) 58.0%
The Wood Barn (No. 17) 52.8%
Michiana Laminated Products (No. 21) 47.6%
Funblock (No. 22) 47.3%
Nu-Trend Cabinet (No. 24) 45.0%
Patton Cabinet Doors (No. 25) 44.9%
Custom Wood Furniture (No. 26) 41.4%
Central Wisconsin Woodworking (No. 30) 39.5%

Top Growth Companies: 2000 sales $2.5 million to $10 million

Sweetheart Cabinetmakers (No. 3) 86.1%
Exhibits and More (No. 8) 67.8%
Pearson Millwork (No. 13) 62.3%
Paladin Industries (No. 15) 55.6%
Closet Works (No. 20) 48.9%
Whip's Carpentry (No. 27) 41.2%
Ovation Cabinetry (No. 33) 38.9%
Madsen Fixture & Millwork (No. 34) 36.0%
Burgetts (No. 37) 30.4%
Signature Custom Cabinetry (No. 41) 28.0%

Top Growth Companies: 2000 sales $10 million to $25 million

Southern Architectural Woodwork (No. 6) 72.7%
Wisconsin Built Inc. (No. 10) 66.3%
Hollywood Woodwork (No. 11) 65.0%
LCM Associates (No. 18) 52.5%
Professional Installations Network (No. 23) 46.6%
Precision Architectural Products (No. 28) 40.3%
Commercial Casework (No. 31) 39.4%
Lexington Manufacturing (No. 38) 29.7%
Bird-In-Hand Woodworks (No. 43) 27.5%
Plato Woodwork (No. 44) 26.7%

Top Growth Companies: 2000 sales over $25 million

Barbosa Cabinets (No. 19) 52.0%
Blackhawk Furniture (No. 46) 25.2%
Canyon Creek Cabinet (No. 62) 19.7%
Legacy Cabinets (No. 66) 18.6%
Royal Cabinets (No. 67) 18.1%
Kretz Lumber (No. 70) 15.7%
TJ Hale (No. 71) 15.5%
Eagle Industries (No. 72) 15.4%
Appalachian Wood Products (No. 75) 14.1%
Valley City Mfg. (No. 85) 11.5%

Top 10 Dollar Gainers 1999 to 2000

Barbosa Cabinets (No. 19) $10,313,000
Blackhawk Furniture (No. 46) $9,213,000
Eagle Industries (No. 72) $9,169,000
Hollywood Woodwork (No. 11) $7,

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