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Välinge Launches Extensive Furniture Collection with Bjelin

Sep 15, 2021

Bjelin Sweden AB has announced plans to join the click furniture revolution by utilising Välinge Innovation’s Threespine technology in a range of furniture in solid oak.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Awarded with Fifth Consecutive EcoVadis Gold Rating

Sep 14, 2021

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has been awarded with EcoVadis Gold rating for the company’s sustainability management and performance for a fifth consecutive year. This places the company in the top 2% of suppliers assessed in the pulp, paper and paperboard manufacturing industry. 

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NeoCon Gears Up for 2021 Live Event

Aug 23, 2021

NeoCon 2021 is set to take place October 4-6 at The Mart in Chicago. After a year of event cancellations including last year’s NeoCon due to COVID, attendees and show officials are looking forward to three days of educational presentations that explore timely topics within the growing sectors of workplace, healthcare, hospitality, education, and more. 

Since live attendance will have limited capacity and programming registration is required, keynotes and educational sessions will also be available to all NeoCon registrants via NeoCon’s new online platform, the NeoCon Hub. These do not require separate registration.

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Cabinets Plus USA Now Cabinet IQ

Aug 23, 2021

Cabinets Plus USA, Austin, TX, has changed its name to Cabinet IQ as part of its upcoming nationwide expansion through its franchise opportunity, launching Sept. 1.

The Cabinets Plus USA brand has been a robust and fast-growing fixture in the Austin, Texas area. It has become well known for its proven step-by-step system to provide quality, service and design in kitchen and bath remodeling. Strong demand for services has spurred its growth, necessitating this internal renovation.

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Students Earn Honors and Prizes in AWFS®Fair Student Competition

Jul 22, 2021

Jinsoo Kim, a student at Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, won the Best of Show award in the 2021 AWFS® Fresh Wood Competition after judges reviewed 24 finalist projects of from 12 different high schools and colleges in the U.S. at the 2021 AWFS®Fair in Las Vegas, Nevada. All 24 Fresh Wood student finalists went home with monetary prizes ranging from $250 to $1,000, along with trophies and software prizes.

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Attendees at AWFS can traverse Elon Musk's underground tunnels

Jul 21, 2021

This week's AWFS Fair, held this week in Las Vegas will have some exciting things throughout the event. But perhaps one of the more interesting features of your trip might the fact that attendees will be able to traverse Elon Musk's Boring Company's tunnel system underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center.

 

 

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Attendees at AWFS can traverse Elon Musk's underground tunnels

Jul 21, 2021

This week's AWFS Fair, held this week in Las Vegas will have some exciting things throughout the event. But perhaps one of the more interesting features of your trip might the fact that attendees will be able to traverse Elon Musk's Boring Company's tunnel system underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Attendees of June's World of Concrete show were among the first to experience the loop, opened in June.

The 1.7 mile Vegas Loop consists of three passenger stations bridged together by 12-foot wide tunnels. It's been reported that more than 60 Teslas are always driving around picking up and dropping off passengers - reportedly moving over 4,000 people an hour. 

 

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AWFS Fair 2021: The Time to Reconnect is Almost Here

Jun 30, 2021

THE TIME TO RECONNECT IS ALMOST HERE!

As of June 1, Las Vegas returned to pre-pandemic guidelines that lift restrictions involving capacity limits, large gatherings, and more. For information on how this welcome news affects AWFS®Fair attendees, please click here.

New Products are Here!
Many of the new products released in 2020 and 2021 will be introduced for the very first time this July at AWFS®Fair! Take this opportunity to see the latest that our industry has to offer.

Use code BOGO11 to get a free registration when you purchase a registration at full price! 

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MJB Wood Announces Flagship Distribution and Fabrication Center in Indiana

Jun 30, 2021

MJB Wood Group, LLC, held a ground-breaking ceremony on June 22 for a new 500,000 square-foot facility on a 37-acre lot near Bristol, IN. The new MJB facility will replace an older 228,000 square-foot facility in the area that MJB has outgrown.

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Venjakob participates in AWFS 2021 / Las Vegas, booth #747

May 27, 2021

At this years AWFS show, Venjakob is going to exhibit the new compact spray coating machine which is specially designed for the needs of entry-level users. The extra-large touch screen and the self-explanatory user interface of the control make machine operation easier.

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Wagner Meters Offers New Webinar that Explores the “What, Why, and How of Wood Moisture Testing”

May 26, 2021

Rogue River, OR (May 2021) – Wagner Meters is pleased to offer an all-new training webinar that gives woodworkers, contractors, flooring installers, and building inspectors all the essential information they need for accurate, reliable testing of moisture in wood.

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OVVO AND RICHELIEU HARDWARE ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP

May 24, 2021

OVVO is delighted to announce a new distribution partnership with Richelieu Hardware, a leading distributor, importer and manufacturer of speciality hardware products.   With more than 90,000 customers in North America, Richelieu supplies kitchen and bathroom cabinet, storage and closet, home furnishing and office furniture manufacturers, residential and commercial woodworkers, and hardware retailers including renovation superstores

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Välinge continues its focus and commitment to FSC certification.

May 12, 2021

Välinge Innovation has shared new information about their sustainability mission and their FSC certified Välinge Flooring products. The FSC certification was a major milestone in the Swedish company’s sustainability goals — having worked closely with the FSC to adapt their production and work practices to satisfy the high demands of the Forest Stewardship Council.

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Välinge strengthens their local network of Threespine® representatives in Italy and Poland

May 06, 2021

To satisfy a growing demand for their Threespine® click furniture technology, Välinge Innovation has announced that they are expanding their local network of representatives — with Samuele Pierotti joining as an agent for Italy and Slawomir Slazak taking responsibility for the Polish market.

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Grass America Announces Kinvaro T-Slim Lifter System

Apr 29, 2021

Grass America, has announcedthe Kinvaro T-Slim, an ingenious new lifter system for wooden flap doors that creates new possibilities in the design of overhead wall cabinets. The Kinvaro T-Slim combines the aesthetic advantages of almost invisibly blending into furniture cabinetry with the functional advantages of extremely smooth movement, outstanding strength and durability.

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Stiles Introduces Free Virtual Manufacturing Solutions Online Event

Apr 29, 2021

Stiles has opened registration for their free virtual Manufacturing Solutions Online event held Tuesday, May 11th – Thursday, May 13th.

Over the course of three days, a different interactive presentation will take place from 12:00pm EST – 12:45pm EST. Customers will hear from Stiles experts as well as industry/customer experts.

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DVUV announces new corporate name, reorganizes structure

Apr 14, 2021

DVUV Holdings, LLC has announced its new corporate name, Keyland Polymer Material Sciences, LLC., along with a reorganisation and rebranding of its operating companies. 

The new holdings company will include 4 separate operating companies Keyland Polymer UV Application Technology, LLC, Keyland Polymer UV Resins, LTD, Keyland Polymer UV Powder, LLC and DVUV, LLC.

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Threespine® collaborate with HOMAG China at Asia’s premier machine and production trade show.

Mar 26, 2021

"The Threespine® precision fits very well with our machine technology. Välinge and HOMAG are therefore very good partners for this future-oriented solution.” Frieder Schuler, Vice President, HOMAG China

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OMNOVA Launches 2021 INSIGHTS Lookbook

Mar 25, 2021

“INSIGHTS is our annual celebration of emerging design trends coupled with an intimate view of next-generation decorative surfaces,” said Jane Suchla, Creative Manager, Laminates and Films at OMNOVA. “This volume shares designs inspired by timely occurences in everyday life, including our quest for happiness and desire to achieve resiliency by overcoming challenges to craft our own story.”

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Burkle North America announces new Sales Director

Mar 24, 2021

Burkle North America has announced that Stephan Deitermann will be assuming the role of Sales Director, Surface Technologies, effective March 1st. “With Stephan, we have been able to recruit an experienced employee from our Group headquarters in Germany for this responsible position. He has many years of experience in the North American market, as he was responsible for the branch office of...

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