The WOOD 100 Optimists’ Club

WOOD 100 companies remain optimistic despite the current economic outlook. The accompanying pie chart reflects their predictions for 2003 sales.

Although one-fourth of the WOOD 100 executives anticipated growth of 25% or higher for 2002, 19% expected no increase or a decrease in sales. For growth expectations, Monarch Cabinetry & Mouldings receives the award for “Most Optimistic,� projecting a 325% increase in sales for 2002, compared to 2001. The other top optimists projecting growth of 40% or more are:

Highest Projected Increases for 2002
Monarch Cabinetry & Mouldings (No. 51) 325%
Centorbi Custom Cabinets (No. 26) 80%
Patton Cabinet Doors (No. 14) 60%
Timberlane Woodcrafters (No. 16) 60%
Reborn Cabinets (No. 36) 55%
Charles Alan Inc. (No. 2) 50%
Vintage Granite & Millworks (No. 6) 50%
Solidtops LLC (No. 9) 50%
Caseworx Inc. (No. 42) 50%
Babson & Co. (No. 35) 40%
Almega Wood Works Corp. (No. 47) 40%
What are your sales expectations for 2003?

Other Views of the WOOD 100

Productivity Masters: 2001 Sales Per Employee
Quality Plywood Specialties (No. 66) $328,690
Mock Woodworking Co. (No. 39) $251,154
Whip's Carpentry (No. 43) $250,125
Augusta Millwork (No. 3) $210,250
Leeman Architectural Millwork (No. 32) $209,540
Panel Processing Inc. (No. 82) $199,591
Impressions Architectural Millwork (No. 60) $199,167
World Panel Products (No. 30) $198,333
National Woodwork Mfg. (No. 10) $188,333
Mountain Moulding Ltd. (No. 21) $188,000
Note: The average sale per employee for the 2002 WOOD 100 is $108,738.
Top 10 Dollar Gainers from 2000 to 2001
MasterBrand Cabinets Inc. (No. 19) $300,000,000
Boden Store Fixtures (No. 11) $7,944,000
Omega Cabinetry (No. 91) $7,000,000
Pioneer Contract Services Inc. (No. 23) $6,394,000
Appalachian Wood Products Inc. (No. 78) $5,421,000
Leeman Architectural Woodwork (No. 32) $4,783,000
Lexington Manufacturing (No. 50) $4,521,000
Moralmar Kitchen Cabinets (No. 17) $4,126,000
Woodharbor Doors & Cabinetry Inc. (No. 64) $3,800,000
Panel Processing Inc. (No. 82) $3,605,000

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