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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).


After eight decades, Haas Cabinets plans to close

Founded in 1939, Haas Cabinet opened its first plant in 1944, but now, some 80 years later, the company plans to shutter the Sellersburg, Indiana-based company."Yes," commented Todd Haas, president and grandson of the company founder, "after 85 years in business, Haas Cabinet is shutting down its cabinet production."Haas did not comment on the reason for closing the company or the closing date. One unconfirmed source said the company plans to close at the end of June.