Two colleges, the Jersey City government, and architectural woodwork elite Eastern Millwork are teaming up to offer local students a tuition-free state-of-the-art apprenticeship program - guaranteeing $70,000 salaries to each student after graduation.
Excitement continues to reign on day two of Cabinets & Closets Expo 2014. Friday's features include more on-the-show-floor demonstrations of software, running machinery and wood components.
The story behind renowned architect and designer Michael Graves' collaborative efforts with Stryker Medical, and the successful startup of Shield Casework's solid surface healthcare furnishings, plus an inside look at Eastern Millwork's high-tech architectural woodworking firm, lead a list of must-read articles in the March issue of Wood Products magazine, now online at WoodworkingNetwork.com.
The architectural woodwork firm uses advanced software and extreme automation to streamline its workflow, reducing labor costs and improving installation speed and precision. Tour Eastern Millwork's plant during the Cabinets & Closets Expo.
By Wade Vonasek
Attendees of the 2014 Cabinets & Closets Expo will have an opportunity to tour Eastern Millwork Inc. (EMI), one of the Northeast’s most high-end, high-tech architectural woodworking plants.
Amid roaring wood manufacturing improvement is another trend: European investment in the U.S. woodworking industries. A Belgium furniture factory opening in High Point, NC is among this week's most vewed wood industry reports.
Masco's Merillat and Kraftmaid return to KBIS 2014 following a hiatus - along with competitors Masterbrand Cabinets and Elkay cabinet lines. A robustly recovering wood manufacturing industry is driven by the strength of home building and remodeling.
Eastern Millwork, Jersey City, NJ, is cutting the Super Bowl XLVIII lettering for a massive plywood light sculpture. Designed by architect John Nastasi, the 12-foot high Roman numerals will dominate the horizon in Hoboken, NJ for Feb. 2 Superbowl.