WHEN EXPERT MILLWRIGHT Phill Crabtree founded Cabinotch 35 years ago, he never envisioned the Owensboro, KY-based company would spring to fame and clinch an IWF 2010 Challengers Award for professional-quality ready-to-assemble cabinetry.

The patent-pending Cabinotch system is coupled with an agile online ordering system that gives the firm a national reach. Cabinotch cabinets assembled from slide-together, lock-in-place components are strong, come precisely cut and drilled by Cabinotch’s CNC cutters.

Since it was developed, the Cabinotch product has moved the company from a garage operation to a 32,000-square-foot plant. Crabtree says the business is driven by a passion to share their approach for the betterment of other woodworking firms. Savvy web marketers, Crabtree and his son renamed their firm to match their product.

Cabinotch was featured in last year's WOOD 100, an annual showcase of the industry's most innovative firms. Inclusion in the WOOD 100 list celebrates those companies who have pushed the envelope in manufacturing, management and marketing practices.

You can read profiles of the wood manufacturing industry's leading firms in 2010 WOOD 100 edition>>

You can see your firm profiled at no cost in the 22nd annual WOOD 100 by submitting this form for consideration. The process is simple, and free: 

1.) Profile your business specialty and size.
2.) List your top challenges or opportunities.
3.) Tell steps taken to succeed in market, management or production.
Firms selected for inclusion will be:

  • Positioned as an industry leader to peers and analysts
  • Honored at live events
  • Profiled in September Wood & Wood Products magazine
  • Featured on  Woodworking Network.com
  • Receive priority invitations for panels and live events

Each year since 1990, W&WP has paid tribute to woodworking's successful stars. Make this your chance to be among seen among the most innovative wood manufacturing industry companies.

The deadline to enter the 2011 WOOD 100 Report is July 1, 2011. Entry forms are available through this link.

Be recognized in the 2011 edition of the WOOD 100.
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Share your firm's best practices in wood industry manufacturing, marketing and business operations.
 To qualify, your firm must be:
  • Primarily a secondary manufacturer of solid wood or composite panel products
  • Generate annual sales of at least $150,000 since 2008

To submit photos for possible inclusion in the article,
please email them to Editor Karen Koenig at kkoenig@vancepublishing.com.


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