Read the strategies for success by 100 wood products manufacturers

Now in its 32nd year, this exclusive annual report details the successful strategies put in place by 100 North American secondary wood and panel products manufacturers to grow their businesses in the furniture, cabinetry, architectural woodwork, store fixture, components, closet systems and other industry markets.

The 2021 WOOD 100 is sponsored by Pollmeier Inc.

 

WOOD 100 2021 Factors

Read the strategies put in place by the 2021 WOOD 100:

Marketing Initiatives
Business Strategies
Productivity Enhancements
Technology Integration
Product Innovations
Customer Service

It's an optimistic outlook for the WOOD 100, with almost all (93%) of the wood products manufacturers anticipating 2021 sales to exceed those of last year. While this is not unexpected after the impact COVID-19 had on 2020 business, it’s nice to see that 95% of the WOOD 100 are also bullish on their 2022 sales projections.

WOOD 100: Strategies for Success

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Sponsored by: Pollmeier Inc.

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In order to participate in the WOOD 100, companies must have generated sales of at least $250,000 for the past 3 years. For information on the WOOD 100, or how you can be included in the 2022 edition, contact karen.koenig@woodworkingnetwork.com.

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WOOD 100 firms: A complete list

An annual program since 1990, the WOOD 100 pays tribute to the achievements of secondary wood products manufacturers. The list below recognizes the production and custom woodworking companies that, throughout the years (indicated) have shared their strategies for success. To read more on the WOOD 100, click here.   #: 5-Acre: 17

22 business blueprints: WOOD 100 Strategies for Success

Changes in workplace procedures, market area growth, acquisitions and expansions are just a few of the ways these WOOD 100 firms grew sales and improved their long-term business prospects. What follows are some of the methods put in place by the 2019 WOOD 100 class, which includes cabinet manufacturers, residential and office furniture producers, architectural woodworkers, wood component manufacturers, closet companies and more.

22 ideas to improve customer service: WOOD 100 Strategies for Succcess

Today's wood products manufacturers must work faster, harder, and smarter than their competitors while providing service, quality and added-value to the wood products. What follows are some of the methods put in place by the 2019 WOOD 100 class, which includes cabinet manufacturers, residential and office furniture producers, architectural woodworkers, wood component manufacturers, closet companies and more.

12 tips to market your company: WOOD 100 Strategies for Success

Member programs,  targeted marketing, online ordering and promotions, social media and increased networking opportunities are just some of the ways the 2019 WOOD 100 companies keep their names and brands at the forefront of customers' minds. This year's WOOD 100 class includes cabinetry and closet manufacturers, residential and office furniture producers, cabinet and casework manufacturers, architectural woodworkers, store fixture manufacturers, wood component manufacturers, closet companies and more.

22 tips to enhance production: WOOD 100 Strategies for Success

Lean manufacturing, training, new technology and some innovation are helping these woodworking manufacturers increase production while improving quality and efficiency. What follows are some of the methods put in place by the 2019 WOOD 100 class, which includes cabinet manufacturers, residential and office furniture producers, architectural woodworkers, wood component manufacturers, closet companies and more.

11 ways technology improves profits: WOOD 100 Strategies for Success

New technology helps these WOOD 100 companies finish first by reducing time, labor and improving quality. What follows are some of the methods put in place by the 2019 WOOD 100 class, which includes cabinet manufacturers, residential and office furniture producers, architectural woodworkers, wood component manufacturers, closet companies and more.