Harden Furniture's future is in limbo, yet againTuesday, November 20, 2018
Boise Cascade sells Oregon lumber mills to Woodgrain MillworkSunday, November 18, 2018
Boise, ID –
Boise Cascade, an Idaho-based lumber producer, will sell its lumbermill in Pilot Rock and La Grande, Oregon and its particleboard operations in Island City to Woodgrain Millwork. Idaho-based Woodgrain operates in 18 facilities around the U.S., manufacturing wooden doors, mouldings, and windows.
The sale does not include Boise's plywood mill and l... Read more
Washington Furniture up and running just a month after huge fireSaturday, November 17, 2018
Pontotoc, MS -
Floor to ceiling cabinetry and growing middle class driving worldwide cabinet salesFriday, November 16, 2018
Dublin, Ireland –
The "Global Cabinets Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Floor-to-ceiling cabinets are gaining popularity among end users as they provide enhanced aesthetic looks, the study says. These cabinets also solve storage issues by providing more space, as they have a greater height than traditional cabinet... Read more
Quicker shipping, e-commerce climate bring Italian furniture maker to U.S.Wednesday, November 14, 2018
High Point, NC –
Arper, an Italian maker of modern home and office furniture, has opened a 100,200-square-foot manufacturing facility in High Point, North Carolina. The announcement comes soon after the company opened another showroom in Los Angeles.
Claudio Feltrin, Arper board chairman and son of company founder, said the company sees incredible potential ... Read more
Fortune Brands buys fast-growing composite deck maker for $470 millionMonday, November 12, 2018
Deerfield, IL –
Cabinet giant Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS) will expand further into the outdoor markets, acquiring leading composite decking manufacturer Fiberon for $470 million.
Founded in 1997, Fiberon makes wood and alternative-wood decking, railing, fencing products, and composite cladding. The company had sales of $200 million in 2017 and ... Read more
Harden furniture to move production to North Carolina, close NY plantSaturday, November 10, 2018
McConnellsville, NY –
Once again, Harden Furniture is in the news.
Phil Ison, CEO of Ison Furniture manufacturing, who acquired Harden's equipment and assets and has a contract to buy its McConnellsville, N.Y. plant, said he is planning to move Harden's production to North Carolina by the end of the year. The move could create up to 200 jobs i... Read more
Masco U.S. cabinetry sales rose 11 percent in the latest quarterThursday, November 8, 2018
Livonia, MI -
U.S. cabinetry sales rose a healthy 11 percent for Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS) according to the company's third quarter SEC filing. Masco cabinet brands include Cardell Cabinetry, KraftsMaid, Merillat, and QualityCabinets.
Hurricane Michael ravaged more than five million acres of timberlandTuesday, November 6, 2018
Southeastern USA -
September Nonresidential Construction Starts Settle Back 5 PercentSunday, November 4, 2018
New York NY -
New construction starts in September fell 5% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $709.6 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics. The September downturn followed 9% declines in both July and August, as the pace of construction starts has now pulled back for the third month in a row after reaching the current year’s high in Ju... Read more