Read More Articles by Larry Adams
Larry Adams is a Chicago-based writer and editor who writes about how things get done. A former wire service and community newspaper reporter, Larry is an award-winning writer with more than three decades of experience. In addition to writing about woodworking, he has covered science, metrology, metalworking, industrial design, quality control, imaging, Swiss and micromanufacturing . He was previously a Tabbie Award winner for his coverage of nano-based coatings technology for the automotive industry. Larry volunteers for the historic preservation group, the Kalo Foundation/Ianelli Studios, and the science-based group, Chicago Council on Science and Technology (C2ST).
MasterBrand responded to a Commerce Department preliminary ruling on antidumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) orders on wooden cabinets and vanities.
Rehau launches enhanced online platform for edgeband products
REHAU Marketplace, an online platform offering cross-referencing, sampling and ordering of edgeband for manufacturers of cabinetry and architectural millwork, announces enhancements in response to customer feedback.
CPSC staff issues favorable review of tipover standard, but approval vote still to come
BETHESDA, Md. — In a memorandum issued March 22, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff announced that it has completed its review of the ASTM International voluntary standard for clothing storage furniture, F2057-23, as required by the STURDY Act, and on advised the commissioners it could be adopted as a mandatory product safety standard.
CPSC may vote to approve voluntary tipover standard
The General Counsel of the Consumer Product Safety Commission sent a briefing memorandum and a ballot sheet to its Commissioners stating that “staff advises that the Commission could determine that ASTM F2057-23 satisfies STURDY’s requirements.”
Investment ﬁrm establishes InCompass Group for manufacturing sector holdings
Private equity investment ﬁrm establishes InCompass Group for manufacturing sector holdings that include Timesavers, Dubois Equipment Co., Randbright, Clausing Industrial, and UK-based Colchester Machine Tool Solutions.
Diplomat’s successful evolution
The equipment creates a hum as soon as you enter the manufacturing space at the ClosetParts.com facility in Harleysville, Pennsylvania, outside of Philadelphia. CNC routers and panel saw, state-of-the-art banders and dedicated equipment such as a drill-and-dowel machine and a CAM machine are strategically placed throughout the facility to facilitate product flow and crank out closets and closet parts.
NAR: Existing-home sales surged in February, ending 12-month slide
Existing-home sales reversed a 12-month slide in February, registering the largest monthly percentage increase since July 2020, according to the National Association of Realtors website.
Akhurst CEO retires and a new CEO is named
Akhurst Machinery, an equipment supplier for the North American woodworking market, has announced the retirement of its CEO and president, Eric Stebner.
Dura Supreme named a 'Best of Houzz' winner for 11th year in a row
Houzz Inc., a leading platform for home remodeling and design, awarded Dura Supreme Cabinetry its “Best Of Houzz” ranking for the 11th year in a row.
Nations Cabinetry looks ahead to a bright finish
The nation’s largest tribal-owned cabinet company invests in technology and its workforce.