Over six dozen cabinetry job openings, many in manufacturing, engineering and production, now advertised at Masco, American Woodmark and other cabinet and furniture manufacturing firms, suggesting economic improvement. The listings below come from CareerBuilder.com under cabinetry.

Masco seeks a cabinet templator in Attleboro, MA; a senior environmental engineer in Ann Arbor, MI; and sales support representatives for Lowe's, based in Lakewood, PA and Albany, NY.

Online retailer DirectBuy is looking for a cabinet designer  to work with  customers in selecting color, styles and design of cabinetry.

Volt, a hiring service, seeks a cabinet assembly worker for the Tuscon, AZ area. Aerotek, another hiring services, advertises for a furniture assembler in Tampa, FL. Diamond Staffing seeks a furniture refinisher in Laurence, MA.

American Woodmark advertises for a designer to be based in Dallas with skills in the 20/20 software, and a plant engineering manager for the Las Vegas area, a quality specialist in Atlanta, and a service and repair technician in Chavies, KY. American Woodmark operates 11 manufacturing facilities located in Arizona, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, and 10 builder service centers.

Wood coating and finishing maker Valspar is looking for a health, safety and environment manager to be based in furniture hub High Point, NC. Could resurgent  U.S. furniture manufacturing have a bearing on Vaspar's hiring plans? We think so. (Two recent stories follow).

Vaughan-Bassett Furniture Manufacturing Galax

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Furniture manufacture Vaughan-Bassett will spend $8 million to buy and outfit a plant adjoining its existing wood products factory in Galax, VA. Video of an earlier Vaughan-Bassett plant expansion story is embedded.
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IKEA Profits Rise 10.3 Percent Updated: 01/20/2012 12:47:00 PM
IKEA Group total sales grew by 6.9% to €24.7 billion in FY11. IKEA US Comparable Store Sales Grew 7% Building on a 5% Growth From Prior Year
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