Statement by Cabinetworks Group, MasterBrand Cabinets and American Woodmark regarding withdrawal from KCMA
Cabinetworks Group, MasterBrand Cabinets and American Woodmark resign from cabinet association. In this statement, the three companies outline their argument.
JASPER, Ind. - Reports out of Indiana is that MasterBrand Cabinets plans to end night shift operations at its Jasper location. Company officials said the goal is to streamline production and be more competitive in attracting employees since jobs at that facility will all be day shift. Presumably, that is the preferred shift. The 70 employees impacted are being offered jobs on the day shift or at its Ferdinand, Ind., location. A date for when this action will take place has not been announced.
JACKSON, Ga. - MasterBrand Cabinets, the largest cabinetmaker on the FDMC 300, will hold an in-person hiring event at its new plant in Jackson, Georgia on February 9. The company says it urgently needs to hire 160 first shift production associates.
Starting pay is $16 an hour and employees will receive health, dental, vision, and 401k benefits.
StarMark Cabinetry, a subsidiary of cabinet giant MasterBrand, has reopened its South Dakota facility after being shut down for two weeks.
StarMark Cabinetry, a subsidiary of cabinet giant MasterBrand, will close for two weeks after two of its employees tested positive for COVID-19.
MasterBrand Cabinets has shut down an Alabama manufacturing plant after three of its employees tested positive for COVID-19.
The closure of Mid Continent Cabinetry's Cottonwood, Minnesota, plant will affect 200 employees. Production will be moved to other Norcraft U.S. facilities.
Buoyed by the housing reovery, Fortune Brands sales increased 11 percent year-over-year to $1.3 billion during the second quarter, with its Masterbrand and Norcraft cabinet sales rising 17 percent.