An investigation is underway after 709 pounds of cocaine were found in containers of furniture and cabinetry shipped from Puerto Rico. The Nov. 2 seizure by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers from the Area Port of Philadelphia has a street value of approximately $22 million.
The scores have been tallied in determining the overall top states for doing business. But according to recent figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that's not where you'll find the majority of woodworkers, nor the best paying jobs in the field.
Cabinet sales continue to trend upward, growing 5.7 percent in May 2015 compared to year ago figures, according to the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association monthly Trend of Business Survey. This keeps alive a streak spanning 41 months of consecutive growth.
The votes are in, and the overall top states for doing business are not necessarily the ones where woodworkers tend to congregate. "America's Top States for Business 2015," compiled by CNBC, ranks the best work states, with the top 10 in order of: Minnesota, Texas, Utah, Colorado, Georgia, North Dakota, Nebraska, Washington, North Carolina and Iowa. But according to recent BLS employment figures, that's not where you'll find the majority of woodworkers, nor the best paying jobs in the field.
U.S. Go Goal Cabinets, a Chinese-based manufacturer of kitchen cabinets, has opened a U.S. headquarters in the Metro Atlanta area. The company is recruiting employees for its 3,000-square-foot showroom and 35,000-square-foot warehouse located in the Metro Atlanta area.
Fortune Brands Home & Security has signed an agreement to acquire Norcraft Companies, Inc., a leading, publicly-owned manufacturer of kitchen and bathroom cabinetry.
The nation's largest cabinet conglomerate will be even bigger with the announcement that MasterBrand Cabinets' owner Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. will acquire Norcraft Companies.
With Collaboration in Full Color Volume 2, Kohler Co. and Benjamin Moore offer ideas for balancing outstanding style with intriguing pieces and sensible function providing assistance to consumers by transforming vision into reality.
Conestoga Wood Specialties, one of the top U.S. manufacturers of custom cabinet doors and wood cabinet components, announces the brand transition of subsidiary, Sunriver Industries. Sunriver will be incorporated into the Conestoga brand over a period of 12-18 months.