HAMONT, Belgium and BIELFELD, Germany – I4F announced that it has entered into a patent partnership with Hymmen GmbH, giving 14F exclusive licensing rights for all of Hymmen’s digital printing patents and technologies for flooring production, including Hymmen’s award-winning Digital Lacquer Embossing (DLE) technology. In addition to Hymmen, I4F’s digital printing portfolio also includes technologies from Classen, Kronospan and Benchwick.
Testing methods simulate conditions when cabinets are installed as per the manufacturer’s specifications as well as ambient conditions and normal use, wear, and maintenance of the cabinets when used in a normal application.
By Harry Urban
Plans are proceeding for the 2021 Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS 2021) with both face to face event safety and hybrid/virtual features in mind.
By Rich Christianson
BOISE, Idaho - Boise Cascade has announced it will open a new door production facility in the Houston, Texas, market. The 160,000-square-foot facility will be used for the assembly of Therma-Tru exterior doors and offer PrismaGuard premium stain and paint finishing options, along with Therma-Tru Composite Frames featuring Tru-Guard™ Composite Technology. It will also offer Simpson wood entry and interior pre-hung door units. Production at the facility is expected to start in the third quarter of 2021.
NewLife Forest Products has acquired a 425,000-square-foot plant and 35 acres of land near Flagstaff, Arizona, which it will use to house a new high-production sawmill.
Walker will take a leadership role that evaluates and advances NWH growth agenda.
The Wichita, Kansas-based R.D. Henry & Co. will continue to operate as a separate entity, as a subsidiary of Superior Cabinets. One of Western Canada's leading kitchen cabinet manufacturers, Superior Cabinets is based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has thrown in the towel against the emerald ash borer, announcing it will no longer regulate the movement of ash trees or borer-infested wood beginning January 14.
New American Design furniture designer and manufacturer Uhuru Design has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Renegade Customs, a furniture design firm serving retail, hospitality and high-end residential customers.