cabinetry

Market Leaders

Wood Industry Market Leader: John Gahm, Kitchen Kompact

John Gahm, vice president Manufacturing, Kitchen Kompact
Like his grandfather and father, John Gahm always wanted to be a woodworker. Dwight Gahm purchased Kitchen Kompact in 1955, and John’s father Walt, and uncles Gordy and Phil, joined after college. “I followed in their footsteps and began working at Kitchen Kompact after I graduated from college,” said John.

Almanac Market Data

Cabinet sales up 5.4% in May

RESTON, Va. - Cabinet sales rose 5.4% in May compared to 2016 figures. According to participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association's (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business Survey, stock cabinet sales grew 7.8% and semi-custom sales increased 4.6%, while custom sales dropped 0.8% compared to the same period last year.

Cabinets

Cabinet sales up 8.4% in March

Cabinet sales continued their upward trend in March, increasing 8.4% compared to the same month a year ago, according to participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association's (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business Survey.

Cabinets

What's hot in kitchen & bath design trends

Kitchens and baths represent a $134 billion industry. According to research released by the National Kitchen & Bath Assn. (NKBA), more than 10 percent of American homeowners did a kitchen or bath remodeling project last year at a market price of $85 billion. The kitchen and bath market for new construction is $48.6 billion.

Cabinets

Cabinet sales up 9.3% in January

Cabinetry sales more than doubled in January, rising 9.3% for the month compared to January 2016, according to participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association's monthly Trend of Business Survey.