Closet America’s full-on pursuit of excellence propels company to impressive, wide-ranging success

Closet America is driven to flourish. The need to grow is tightly ingrained in the custom closet and organization company’s DNA. “We really believe that if we are not growing, we’re dying,” said Skip LaBella, president of the Hyattsville, Md.-based company, located less than 10 miles outside the nation’s capital.

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Room to Run

An exciting decade lies ahead for manufacturers of composite panel-based residential and office furniture, kitchen cabinets, store fixtures and organizational units. This issue of Surface & Panel offers plenty of support for that view. In the Ahlstrom-Munksjö feature that begins on page 56, Executive Vice President of Décor Norbert Mix points out that while Europe and North America have similar populations...

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The mHouse inspires

When Paul and Janet Tolzmann told the architect on their kitchen remodeling project that they wanted flat-front panels on their cabinets, the architect, Rosemary McMonigal, knew just what to show them.

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Columbia’s DesignEdge among elements revealed in mHouse

From the beginning, it was clear that Columbia Forest Products belonged in
the mHouse. As the main man behind the mHouse, John Aufderhaar knew it.
The people at Columbia knew it, as well.

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Premier takes quality to another level

It should come as no surprise that even the stairs in the mHouse are special. As you ascend from the main floor to the second level – or descend to the lower level – you do so on steps made of sapele mahogany supplied by Sierra Forest Products.

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