Interest in cutting, shaping, and machining plastics - a design trend in millwork, and also a result of the rising popularity of outdoor kitchens - has led more custom cabinetmakers into the plastics arena. AWFS Fair picked up on the movement with its Plastics Program at the Las Vegas show in July.
Solid Wood Battles for Millwork Markets: While wood reigns atop the millwork industry, other materials seek to dethrone it. MDF, plastics, vinyl and other materials continue to erode wood's share of the strong housing and remodeling markets. - February