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U.S. Cabinet Depot to open warehouse in Virginia

MacKenzie Investment Group signed a lease with Georgia-based U.S. Cabinet Depot for 194,000 square feet of space in the second of two buildings it’s developed at North Richmond Industrial Park, according to RichondBIZ. The development is a 75-acre park near Ashland’s southern boundary that’s planned to total 550,000 square feet.

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Pallet maker failed to train workers leading to 2023 death

In December 2023, 57-year-old Francis L. Wolfinger, a worker at Konz Wood Products, a Wisconsin pallet company, was killed in an industrial incident. Investigators recently determined that the Appleton pallet manufacturer’s failure to train employees in machine safety procedures — and ensure the procedures were followed — contributed to the fatal injuries. OSHA has proposed penalties totaling $177,453.

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Trex names Paragon Stairs exclusive provider of its spiral stairs

WINCHESTER, Va. — Trex Company said it is stepping into outdoor living season with a strategic new addition to its roster of licensed partners. The company, which says it is the world’s largest manufacturer of high-performance, low-maintenance composite decking and railing has tapped Paragon Stairs, the largest producer of spiral stairs in the U.S., to be the exclusive supplier for its Trex Spiral Stairs collection.