Richelieu to roll out new kitchen accessories and apps at WMS 2022
December 6, 2021 | 9:31 pm CST
RIchelieu Opla Top surface extension

RIchelieu's Opla-top is a surface extension mechanism that instantly creates an extra 20 inches of work area. 

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Richelieu, an importer and distributor of hardware and specialty accessories for residential and commercial cabinet and furniture applications, will present a variety of new products at the 2022 Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo (WMS).

Products that Richelieu will showcase at WMS, Feb. 24-26, 2022, at the International Centre, include:

Richelieu BPO Univeral Base Cabinet Pull-Out
Base Pull-Out II Frame optimizes space with ease of access.

Base Pull-Out II Frame transforms any base cabinet into a functional storage system, optimizing space with ease of access. The Base Pull-Out II Frame is a top and bottom mounted center frame that offers stability, durability, and versatility. It can be adapted to face-frame or frameless cabinets and is height adjustable. The same frame can be used with a wide variety of shelves and/or accessories such as wire baskets and spice racks. The pull-out is available in two heights and in two finishes: gray and champagne, Learn more.

FIORO pull-out kitchen accessories are available in several models: Snello pull-out base cabinet system, Extendo base cabinet pull-out storage, and the Magic corner cabinet solution. They feature a dark gray metal frame and shelves combined with real oak front panels and side rails. The drawer fronts and side rails can be substituted with any 6mm panel to customize the look. Learn more,

Opla-top is a surface extension mechanism that instantly creates an extra work area. This pull-out mechanism creates an extendible work surface in any living space. The Opla-top hides behind a hinged panel when not in use. Once pulled out, the mechanism adjusts to the same height as the existing surface, adding an additional 20 inches of the work area. The extension’s surface can match the existing countertop or be made from another countertop material. Learn more.

Richelieu custom cabinet online configurator
Richelieu's Online Configurator for online ordering of custom cabinet doors, drawer fronts, and cut-to-size panels, 

Richelieu‘s new Online Configurator makes ordering custom cabinet doors fast and easy. The configurator allows the user to quickly create every design and style combination imaginably, Richelieu says. The ordering system’s collection includes custom order cut-to-size panels, drawer fronts, and cabinet doors, including thermally-fused laminate panels and laminates in a slab, 5-piece, 3-piece, and framed styles. The online configurator also allows the user to choose the door color, style, profiles, and edgebanding for each piece without having to combine them first. Learn more.

Richelieu Wi-Fi Smart Home Lighting app
The SmMart Home Lighting Solutions app can control multiple lights in different rooms.

Smart Home Lighting Solutions can control multiple lights in different rooms. Richelieu’s new X-Driver Power Supply combined with the CM4-XD Wi-Fi Module can be used with several different lights including pucks and tapes to create smart home lighting fully compatible with Google Home and Alexa.  Richelieu has created an intuitive W-Fi LED App to stay connected in one place for every space. Learn more.

See demonstrations of these and other Richelieu products at booth #1009. Visit richelieu.com.

About the Wood Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo (WMS)
WMS is world-renowned as Canada’s preeminent industrial woodworking event. For more than four decades, WMS has connected Canada’s woodworking professionals with the world’s most prominent machinery manufacturers and suppliers. WMS 2019 attracted attendees from nine Canadian provinces and two territories.

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The 2019 edition featured 75,000 square feet of exhibit space and more than 175 exhibitors.  According to show management, a new floorplan will be available soon.

For information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities, contact Rich Widick, rwidick@heiexpo.com; 630-929-7918.

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Wood Pro Expo Lancaster, October 13-14, 2022, Spooky Nook Sports Center, Manheim, Pa.

Salon Industriel du Bois Ouvré (SIBO), October 27-29, 2022, Centrexpo Cogeco, Drummondville, Quebec.

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Rich Christianson is the owner of Richson Media LLC, a Chicago-based communications firm focused on the industrial woodworking sector. Rich is the former long-time editorial director and associate publisher of Woodworking Network. During his nearly 35-year career, Rich has toured more than 250 woodworking operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia and has written extensively on woodworking technology, design and supply trends. He has also directed and promoted dozens of woodworking trade shows, conferences and seminars including the Cabinets & Closets Conference & Expo and the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo, Canada’s largest woodworking show.