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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).

Woodworking Industry News

Saint-Gobain cuts ribbon on manufacturing site in Ohio

Saint-Gobain held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new state-of-the-art CertainTeed Architectural facility in Strongsville, Ohio, where it will manufacture specialty wood ceilings systems. The relocation from its former plant in nearby Lakewood, Ohio, to this new location has more than doubled the facility’s manufacturing footprint and will create 38 jobs in Northern Ohio.

Woodworking Industry News

Hymmen hosts Tech-Together in-house event

RÖDINGHAUSEN, Germany – Hymmen hosted the 2nd edition of the OWL-wide Tech-Together in-house exhibition event from Oct. 18-20. About 60 visitors from throughout Europe took the opportunity to see a range of products from digital printing technology to press and coating systems and the Industry Intelligence solution smart2i. The event was held at the at the Hymmen Technical Center in Rödinghausen, Germany. 

Woodworking Industry News

Mead Lumber purchases Teague Lumber Company Inc.

Mead Lumber Company has purchased Teague Lumber Company Inc. of Kansas City, Mo. Teague Lumber has served the Kansas City metro area as a full-service lumber yard and building material supplier for residential and light commercial new construction since 2002. The company has four locations in the Kansas City area: corporate office, including the millwork operation and a separate lumber yard in Grandview, Mo., as well as lumber yards in Liberty, Mo., and Bonner Springs, Kan.