Hampton Lumber to showcase lightweight panel products at Closets Expo
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SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Hampton Lumber will feature a pair of lightweight wood panel products at the Closets Conference & Expo, co-located with Wood Pro Expo Illinois. The two-day exhibition, preceded by a full day of conferences, is scheduled for April 18-19 at the Schaumburg Convention Center.

For starters, Hampton Lumber will display its Engineered Lite Weight Wood Panels. Key features of the panels include:

  • Sandwich construction with thin MDF on either face of a lumber blockboard core
  • 4’ x 8’ panels are 18mm thick
  • Panels weigh 50 lbs. each, about half of standard MDF
  • Flat and stable
  • Designed for high-pressure laminates
  • Made with “green” plantation grown wood
  • $30 a sheet Closets Expo show special

In addition, Hampton Lumber will exhibit its Lite Wood Shelving. Key features include:

  • Sandwich construction with thin MDF on either face of a lumber blockboard core
  • White laminate edgebanding on all four sides
  • Flat and stable
  • Cut-to-size available

Hampton Lumber is a fourth-generation company that operates nine sawmills in the Pacific Northwest.

See Hampton Lumber at booth #727. Learn more at hamptonlumber.com.

2024 Closets Conference & Expo
Wood Pro Expo Illinois

About the Closets Conference & Expo and Wood Pro Expo Illinois
The annual Closets Conference & Expo (CCE) is the only national event for all closet and home storage professionals. The 2024 edition is co-located with Wood Pro Expo Illinois (WPE), a regional marketplace for woodworking professionals. The events are organized by Closets & Organized Storage and FDMC magazines respectively. Each is a distinct media brand of Woodworking Network. The twin-bill event is scheduled for April 17-19, 2024, at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill.

2024 Closets Expo and Wood Pro Expo Illinois Exhibitor Prospectus


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CCE and WPE each kick off with a separate full-day conference on April 17, co-sponsored by the Association of Closet and Storage Professionals and Cabinet Makers Association respectively. The two-day co-located expo, April 18-19, features woodworking machinery, supplies, and components. Additional educational programming is offered on each day of the expo. Tours of local manufacturing plants and the popular Top Shelf Design Awards networking reception are also key features of the event. View current program schedule.

For information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, contact Laurel Didier, exhibit sales. For all other inquiries, contact Kim Lebel, show manager. 

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Salon Industriel du Bois Ouvré (SIBO), Oct. 24-26, 2024, Centrexpo Cogeco, Drummondville, Quebec.

Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo (WMS), Nov. 12-14, 2025, Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, Ontario.



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Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.