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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).


Regent Cabinet Solutions leases 100,000 sq. ft. facility in Maryland

Regent Cabinet Solutions, a manufacturer of high-end cabinet and countertop solutions, is expanding its footprint in Cecil County, Maryland. The company is leasing a new facility that will combine manufacturing and operational logistics, utilizing approximately 100,000 square feet of space and creating up to 25 new jobs in the community.

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Drexel Building Supply acquires door manufacturer

KEWASKUM, Wis. -- Drexel Building Supply is expanding its footprint to Kewaskum, WI after the recent announcement of its acquisition of McMahon & Co, a custom door manufacturer. Located 6 miles from Drexel’s Headquarters, the facility will continue to manufacture quality products customers have come to expect out of McMahon & Co.


Cabinet sales end the year strong

According to the KCMA's monthly Trend of Business Survey, participating cabinet manufacturers reported an increase in overall cabinet sales of 9.7% for December 2022 compared to the same month in 2021.


Marge Carson resumes manufacturing

CLARENDON HILLS, Ill. -- Janet Linly, the new owner and chief executive of furniture brand Marge Carson, announced that the company has resumed production and is taking orders under the new name of Marge Carson Global, Inc.  Operating from a 68,000-square-foot production facility in Tijuana, Mexico, the company has re-hired many seasoned Marge Carson craftsmen to manufacture and service its luxury brand, Linly said.