Hudec Woodworking
Hudec Woodworking

Barker Cabinets, Tualatin, Oregon; Hudec Woodworking, Griffith, Indiana; and Cabinets.com in Tampa, are among the fastest growing wood manufacturing companies listed in this year's Inc. Magazine INC 500. It's based on 2014 sales and average growth for three years. 

Barker, featured in the November 2015 issue of Woodworking Network, reached $5.6 million in revenue last year, more than 1,200 percent bigger than the year before. The comany ranked No.370 on INC's list, aided perhaps by the sales and service skills of Chad Barker, who also produces CAD/CAM and  

CASE STUDY

How Barker Cabinets Caters to Home Improvers

The Oregon firm began as a custom design and installation cabinet shop in in 1978,
and now sells web-based cabinet designs by end users with design software managed
by Chad Barker, pictured.


installation How-To videos on Youtube for the cabinetry company's clients. 

Closet America has been featured numerous times at Woodworking Network, most recently it's president Skip LaBella was named a Market Leader. Closet America is a privately owned and locally operated manufacturer and installer of custom home organization systems for closets, home offices, pantries, and garages. Founded in 2009, Closet America has steadily grown into one of the premier names in the professional organizing systems industry by raising the standards for quality and customer service. Closet America is a vertically integrated company where design, engineering, manufacturing, sales, and service are all controlled internally. Closet America has two locations, with a manufacturing plant and distribution center in Landover, Maryland, and a corporate headquarters, administrative offices, and showroom in Lanham, Maryland. 

INC RANK COMPANY GROWTH REVENUE SEGMENT LOCATION
370 Barker Cabinets 1,288% $5.6 million Kitchen Cabinetry Tualatin, OR
409 Cabinets.com 1,157% $7.8 million Kitchen Cabinetry Tampa, FL
1139 Kitchen Cabinet Kings  373% $4.9 million RTA Cabinets-Imported-China  New York, NY
2185 Distinctive Kitchens 179% $44.8 million Kitchen and Bath Design Boca Raton, FL
3393 Closet America 97% $6.7 million Closets and Home Storage Lanham, MD
4702 Hudec Woodworking 52% $8.3 million Architectural Woodworking Griffith, IN
4272 Low Country Millwork 64% $4.9 million Millwork Ladson, SC

Hudec Woodworking in Griffith, IN, has been on a roll, having "grown substantially from our early confines in the two-car garage shop, to our current purpose-designed 35,000 sq.ft. facility," says the company. "We are a continual improvement company and the needs of our clients and workforce are ever-changing, so implementing strategy for future growth and development is a daily awareness.  It’s an evolution that has no limits." Hudec (below) expanded its finishing department this year, and relies on production technology from Biesse, Stiles Machinery, and Bosch. 

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