U.S. Customs and Border Protection has found that a group of cabinet importers is evading antidumping and countervailing duty orders on Chinese products by transshipping them through Malaysia.
Some importers are getting around Chinese duties by transshipping cabinets through Malaysia, Vietnam, and Indonesia, according to MasterBrand.
The company's cabinet sales increased 11 percent over the last quarter and 6 percent over last year.
A group of labor and community organizations has accused Omega Cabinetry of having an unsafe COVID workplace.
MasterBrand Cabinets, North America's largest cabinetmaker, will open a new manufacturing and distribution facility in Jackson, Georgia. The 840,000-square-foot facility will create nearly 400 jobs.
Omega Cabinetry is temporarily closing its Iowa manufacturing plant due to COVID-19. Nearly 800 workers will be laid off.
MasterBrand Cabinets reopened its manufacturing plant in Talledega, Alabama April 23. The facility was closed for two weeks after three of its employees there tested positive for COVID-19.
StarMark Cabinetry, a subsidiary of cabinet giant MasterBrand, has eliminated 42 jobs at its Sioux Falls plant through consolidation and layoffs.