High-Quality Customization

Customers of EuroCraft Cabinets have a strong preference for plywood kitchens (see “Investing in Flexibility,” page xx). And there is nothing wrong with that--until they ask for high-gloss acrylic on plywood. Acrylic is typically laid up on an MDF substrate because surface imperfections telegraph and mar the high-gloss finish. Achieving such an unconventional lamination without compromising quality requires a specialist.

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Investing in Flexibility

Like so many great panel processing stories, this one begins with a panel saw, an edgebander and a CNC router. Set against the sultry backdrop of South Florida, this is a tale of survival and success -- of using flexible technology to bring the sexiest materials in the industry to the masses.

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Looking Ahead By Looking Abroad

As 2017 gets into full gear, manufacturers who participated in the Stiles European Benchmarking Tour are factoring in their experience abroad to shape their future strategies and growth plans.

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Canadian design firm likes what it learns about TFL

The team at Design TWG starts with a vision when it approaches a project.

“Our vision is to be able to successfully transform our clients’ dreams into reality,” said Hemen Modi, Design TWG’s principal designer.

More and more frequently, that vision includes thermally fused laminate, and that TFL is from Uniboard.

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Going Contemporary

When it comes to styles of kitchen and bath design, transitional is still king.

That’s not surprising, as transitional designs blend traditional and contemporary styles that mend the two with aesthetics borrowed from each.

But it’s the growing popularity of contemporary kitchen and design that’s likely the biggest takeaway from a recent report on design trends.

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Doubling down

Bedford Falls follows mHouse with office project featuring innovative panel products. Panel processed products are finding their way into residential environments at a rapid pace.

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Stevens’ RX for Medical Casework

‘One-stop shop’ makes Stevens a go-to manufacturer for hospital and medical office furnishings, architectural wall panels, solid surface countertops and more...

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Sappi North America Launches Casting and Release Paper That Inhibits Bacteria Growth

This September, Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of casting and release papers, announced an exclusive agreement with Sharklet Technologies to begin manufacturing a casting and release paper that utilizes the Sharklet™ micropattern.

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