Social media, advertising, targeted promotions and community service endeavors are just some of the ways these 2022 WOOD 100 manufacturers keep their company names and brands at the forefront of customers' minds.
Managing supply chain and labor issues, expansions, acquisitions, and improved corporate communications are just a few of the ways these WOOD 100 firms have grown sales and improved business.
Process improvements, lean manufacturing, technology, training and innovation are helping these woodworking manufacturers increase production while improving quality and efficiency. What follows are some of the strategies put in place by the 2022 WOOD 100 class.
Investing in technology leads to improvements in quality, consistency and speed of production. What follows are some of the machinery and supply investments put in place by the 2022 WOOD 100.
New product lines and innovations are paving the way for increased business opportunities for this year's WOOD 100 companies.
Now more than ever, manufacturers must work smarter, and faster than their competitors while providing customer service, quality, and added value to the wood products. What follows are some of the methods put in place by the 2022 WOOD 100.
July marks seven straight months of year-over-year double-digit declines according to the latest issue of Furniture Insights produced by Smith Leonard. Just 12% of participants in the survey reported an increase in new orders for the month.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Senate passed an amended version of the STURDY Act by unanimous consent on Thursday, bringing a mandatory furniture stability standard within one final vote of becoming law. The Senate version of STURDY (S. 3232) – the Stop Tip-overs of Unstable, Risky Dressers on Youth Act – was modified from the original version passed by the House in June 2021. Therefore, the legislation must go back to the House one more time for a final vote.
The 2022 Wood Industry Market Leaders are (in alphabetical order): Lisa Carlquist, president, Artisan Custom Closets; Kelly Dame, president & CEO, Woodgrain; Daniel Drapeau, president & CEO, Miralis; Scott Prillaman, senior vice president-U.S. Operations, Hooker Furnishings; and Kelly Victor-Burke, owner/CEO, Burke Architectural Millwork.
Since 2009, Woodworking Network has paid tribute to market leaders in the wood products industry that have made an impact — not only at their own companies, but also on the industry as a whole. Represented are persons from all segments of the secondary woodworking industry, including: residential furniture, contract/office furniture, cabinets, closets/home storage, store fixture, architectural woodwork, window and door, and wood components.