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Cooper Enterprises launches new product line: Cashier shields

Mar 26, 2020

SHELBY, Ohio – Cooper Enterprises, Inc., a contract manufacturer of commercial wood components, is now offering cut-to-size manufacturing services for cashier shields. This product is being installed in stores across the country to help avoid the spread of COVID-19.

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UCS Forest Group names Chief Financial Officer

Mar 24, 2020

UCS Forest Group appointed Ricardo Barrios as its new Chief Financial Officer. Ricardo joins UCS from Diageo plc, a British multi national alcoholic beverages company where he most recently held dual roles as President of Canadian Operations and Chief Financial Officer.

As CFO, he was responsible for overall financial strategy including cost management, capital allocation, financial planning & analysis, business analytics, tax, treasury and risk management, as well as direct involvement in strategy development and revenue management.

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Parksite Names New C.I.O.

Mar 24, 2020

Parksite has announced the addition of a newly created role, Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Mike Knezevich will take on the position and lead the company’s technology teams across all business units.

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SEPARATE WITH STYLE

Mar 24, 2020

Ageless Iron’s new collection of sliding Barn Door Hardware is making it easy to capture rustic charm. Sliding barn doors are one of today’s hottest interior design trends, transforming something basic into a dramatic focal point that is both aesthetically pleasing and fully functional.

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NuTek Machinery Offers Edgebander Selection Form

Mar 23, 2020

NuTek Machinery is announcing our new Edgebander Selection Form to assist our customers in selecting and understanding which edgebander and which features are most important to provide a proper solution to our customers' challenges and production needs.
 

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U.S. Federal Government Designates Wood Products Industry as 'Essential'

Mar 23, 2020

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has designated those who work in the wood products industry as an essential critical infrastructure workforce during COVID-19 response. This designation is advisory in nature, made in order to inform state, local, tribal, and territorial governments as they make decisions with respect to continuity of operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, some states have incorporated this federal guidance in while others have not (see daily snapshot above for the latest state by state information).

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A DIFFERENT COVID-19 MESSAGE

Mar 19, 2020

It seems that every generation has its defining event and perhaps, coronavirus will be the one for the most recent generation coming of age. Regardless of your personal position, fear or reaction to this virus, the impact and response has made it real.

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HDI Announces Acquisition of Diamond Hardwoods

Mar 16, 2020

Hardwoods Distribution Inc., has purchased substantially all the assets and assumed certain liabilities of Diamond Hardwoods ("Diamond," the “Transaction”) through its subsidiary Hardwoods Specialty Products US LP. Diamond is a wholesale distributor with locations in Fresno and Bakersfield, CA. The company distributes architectural building products to contractors, industrial manufacturers, and retail customers, and will operate under the Hardwoods brand name going forward.

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Atlantic Plywood Announces Expansion in Southeast United States

Mar 16, 2020

Atlantic Plywood is expanding their business into the Southeast and will be the exclusive Formica distributor in these markets effective April 6. Atlanta and Charlotte represent Atlantic’s eleventh and twelfth locations and exemplify the company’s

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Interprint purchases a third digital printing machine

Mar 06, 2020

The future is digital. We at Interprint are certain of that. Our Arnsberg-based company was the first enterprise worldwide to provide industrial digital print with our single-pass inkjet machine. We have been offering this service since 2015. Our second digital printing machine began operation in autumn 2019. We used our previous experience for developing this machine and for optimising the colours and materials. The result: an improved print head technology and a higher resolution. A perfect way to provide creative implementations in small as well as large quantities.

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KING PLASTIC NAMES VINCENT MCELHONE NEW INDEPENDENT SALES REPRESENTATIVE FOR NEW ENGLAND AND MID-ATLANTIC STATES

Mar 05, 2020

NORTH PORT, FL, March 1, 2020King Plastic Corporation, the leading manufacturer of polymer sheets, slabs and massive shapes, today announced the appointment of Vincent McElhone as a new Independent Sales Representative covering accounts in New England and Mid-Atlantic states.
 

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INTRODUCING LAMINATE WORKS SURFACE SOLUTIONS FOR CUSTOM COMPONENT PARTS

Mar 03, 2020

Today, Laminate Works introduces a new SURFACE SOLUTIONS program that gives their customers the ability to add the latest in material finishes, textures and patterns to their component parts today. The new solutions are made possible because customers now have access to the advanced technology, like PUR lamination and laser edgebanding, required to manufacture with them. Laminate Works SURFACE SOLUTIONS offers curated, best-in-class face and edgeband materials that match in color and finish with a seamless, no glue-line edge.

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ATLANTIC MACHINERY INTRODUCES FRAVOL RAPID SERIES OF EDGEBANDERS

Feb 26, 2020

Fravol s.r.l., located in Peraga Di Vigonza, Italy, just outside Venice, is one of the most successful manufacturers of edge bander machines in the world. Since 1963, when they introduced their first glue-based edge bander, they have expanded their offering to include many more models.
 

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2020 C.R. Onsrud CNC Technology Expo

Feb 24, 2020

Troutman, North Carolina – C.R. Onsrud, maker of CNC Machinery, will host their annual CNC Technology Expo on March 11th, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM, at their North Carolina Headquarters. The event will include live machinery demonstrations, plant tours, educational seminars, vendor exhibits & more.
 

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CREATE THE RIGHT AMBIANCE FOR EVERY MOMENT WITH TUNABLE WHITE LIGHTING FROM RICHELIEU

Feb 18, 2020

Montreal—Lighting has long been an integral aspect of interior design as it strongly affects the ambiance of a space as well as an individual’s overall well-being. Different color temperatures are required for different daily situations. Brighter cool light keeps us alert and awake, increasing productivity, while softer warmer lighting can help promote a calm and tranquil state, which stimulates concentration.

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Toppan Receives Sustainability Award for Second Year

Feb 13, 2020

Toppan Printing has been recognized with a Bronze Class SAM Sustainability Award for the second consecutive year. The company is also once again the only Japanese company to receive an award in the Commercial Services & Supplies sector.
 

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Lamigraf Expands Management Team

Feb 13, 2020

Lamigraf has expanded its leadership team by adding two new board of directors, Michel Contini, chief operations officer, and Martin Marxen, sales, marketing and design director. Contini, who will be based at the l’Ametlla headquarters with global responsibilities, has experience in the sector working for companies such as Coveright and Schattdecor.

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ATI Decorative Laminates Announces New Regional Sales Manager

Feb 13, 2020

ATI Decorative Laminates has made changes to its roster of regional sales managers, with the addition of Charles Matthews as southern regional sales manager. Matthews, who has worked as ATI’s export sales director for several years, will now be directly responsible for managing ATI's sales and business development for the Southeastern U.S. territory, from North Carolina through Texas.

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FELTKÜTUR ACOUSTIC PANELS FROM RICHELIEU COMBINE FUNCTION AND AESTHETICS

Jan 30, 2020

Montreal—Feltkütur acoustic panels provide design professionals with a functional and aesthetic solution for enhanced soundproofing that adds comfort to any environment. This collection of panels offers the flexibility, comfort, and beauty that more and more designers and architects are looking for, making them a favorite for reducing interior noise

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Sherwin-Williams Honors Outstanding Partners with 2019 Vendor of the Year Awards

Jan 30, 2020

CLEVELAND (Jan. 30, 2020) – Sherwin-Williams has announced five winners for its 2019 Vendor of the Year awards at the company’s National Sales Meeting in Orlando, Florida. The ceremony, which was held Monday, Jan. 27, recognizes vendors and suppliers for their exceptional partnerships with Sherwin-Williams and commitment to customer solutions.  

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