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 Baldwin Hardware follows some furniture makers to produce its hardware in Mexico, Masonite will spend $14 million to automate a door plant, lead rules for juvenile furniture are eased, and Rick Hill advises on entering the cabinetry field.

 Furniture makers for IKEA reject union Union representation was rejected by workers at EBI llc (left), an IKEA supplier of upholstered furniture, mattresses and other bedding products. Read the full story


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Baldwin Hardware to shift production to Mexico

 Baldwin Hardware, a fixture of southeast Pennsylvania for more than 50 years, will cease operations and move the vast majority of the plant's manufacturing to Mexico.Read the full story




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Masonite invests $14 million in door plant
Masonite to invest $14 million in automating a wood door plant in South Carolina. With financial support from local governments, it will retool a plant it acquired from Lifetime Doors.
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Lead rules for juvenile furniture eased by Congress
Juvenile furniture lead standards were eased under legislation passed Monday by the House and approved unanimously by the Senate Tuesday.




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 Rick Hill: How Do I Get In The Cabinet Industry?'

Woodworkers as a whole are the same as many craftspeople. We focus on the craft and forget we are running a business. I feel that it is more profitable to be a business person who runs a woodworking shop than a woodworker who has a business.



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