John Gahm, vice president Manufacturing, Kitchen KompactLike 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.
Cabinet sales rose 1.8% in June compared to 2016 figures. According to participating members in the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association's (KCMA) monthly Trend of Business Survey.
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.
Expanded production of acpi's Studio Full Access frameless cabinetry will begin in July with the startup of a 200,000-square-foot second manufacturing facility in Pennsylvania. The frameless line is sold under the Advanta Cabinets brand for the multifamily housing market.
Cabinet sales dropped 3.2% in April, breaking a three-month streak of year-over-year sales growth. However, year-to-date sales remain positive, up 4.2% overall.
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.