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EGGER announces plans for a Greenfield project in the USA

Jul 25, 2017

During an official meeting with the Governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper, and representatives of local authorities, which took place on 24.07.2017, Michael Egger and Walter Schiegl, EGGER Group Management Technology/Production, announced plans to build a wood-based materials plant in...

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Design Freedom to CNC with KCD Software

Jul 25, 2017

Custom cabinet and closet design software often has designers scrambling to figure out instructions for CNC machines, forcing them to think ahead to manufacturing while they are trying to focus on design. KCD enables designers to design without worrying about instructions for the CNC machine or its operator, with:
 

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Bringing Rooms Together

Jul 25, 2017

Grant offers a wide range of residential and commercial grade folding and sliding door hardware systems designed to meet the specifications of architects and engineers around the world. Hettich now introduces the new Silent System damping that provides a feel of added luxury and convenience.

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AraucoPly® Celebrates 20 Years in North America

Jul 25, 2017

There is much cause to celebrate since the first containers of AraucoPly® plywood made their way from Chile to the United States in 1997. Despite temporary setbacks caused by the economic downturn in 2008 and a wildfire that devastated one of its manufacturing plants in 2012, AraucoPly has made giant strides in growing its customer base throughout the United States and Canada.

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Kastamonu Entegre Moved to its New Office in Uskudar

Jul 25, 2017

The head office of Kastamonu Entegre, the global player of the wood-based panel industry, moved to its new address in Üsküdar, Istanbul. The new office combines modern architecture with standards that reflect the vision of the company, providing employees with a pleasant and functional working environment.

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Cleaf at AWFS Fair

Jul 20, 2017

Four installations suggest some applications of the surfaces for the furniture and interior design industries

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Change within the Management Board at DIEFFENBACHER

Jul 20, 2017

Dr. Günter Kuhn has left the Management Board at Dieffenbacher GmbH Maschinen- und Anlagenbau with effect from June 1, 2017.

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Biesse signed the preliminary agreements for the acquisition of Movetro s.r.l. and Montresor & C. s.r.l.

Jul 19, 2017

Intermac, the division of the Biesse Group responsible for designing and marketing machinery for working glass, stone and metal processing technologies has signed two preliminary agreements to acquire two Italian companies that are both leaders in their reference sectors. Intermac reached an agreement to acquire 60% of Movetro s.r.l. and, in joint venture with Donatoni Macchine s.r.l., to purchase Montresor & C. s.r.l..

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Machinery and Systems Solutions Provider JKL Machinery a New Distributor of Alphacam, by Vero Software

Jul 17, 2017

JKL Machinery, an equipment and systems solutions provider based in Brighton, Michigan, is now a distributor of the Alphacam solution, by Vero Software.

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Accuride to Showcase Innovative Movement Solutions and Senseon Secure Access System at AWFS Fair 2017

Jul 17, 2017

Accuride® International will showcase new and recently enhanced movement solutions, including drawer slides, and Senseon® Secure Access electronic locking system at the AWFS® Fair 2017 on July 19-22 in Las Vegas in Booth 4601. 

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Stevens Industries, Inc. Introduces New Sales Representatives Sean Cameron and Bill Hoeske

Jul 13, 2017

Stevens Industries, Inc. is pleased to introduce Sean Cameron and Bill Hoeske as Regional Sales Representatives for the ever-expanding Stevens Advantage casework division.  They both will be actively pursuing new projects, Cameron in the Chicago-area, while Hoeske will focus on Northern, Central and Southern Illinois.   

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WILSONART ENGINEERED SURFACES & HANWHA SURFACES JOIN FORCES TO GROW SOLID SURFACE PRODUCTION IN NORTH AMERICA

Jul 11, 2017

Hanwha L&C Corporation and Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces announce a joint-venture agreement to build a manufacturing facility in Temple, Texas, supporting expansion and growth of the Hanex Solid Surfaces and Wilsonart® Solid Surface product lines. The more-than-125,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility provides both companies with added capacity and onsite product development capabilities to service their respective North American solid surface customers.

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Lockdowel Launches New EClips Drawer Slide and is Named as Visionary Award Finalist at AWFS 2017

Jul 11, 2017

 Lockdowel will debut their new tool-less drawer slides with their "Eclips" fastening technology July 19-22 at the Association of Woodworking and Furniture Suppliers (AWFS) Fair in Las Vegas. The new Lockdowel snap-on drawer slide is a Visionary Award Finalist at the event. These particular fasteners are affixed to drawer slides enabling complete, tool-less installation in a fraction of the time.

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CONESTOGA PUSHES LE MARCIN RANGE HOOD OFFERING OVER THE TOP

Jul 11, 2017

Conestoga Wood Specialties Announces Exciting Innovations and Advancements to its Very Attractive, Affordably Priced Le Marcin Range Hood Line

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New Vice President and CFO is named at Mockett

Jul 11, 2017

Jean Rowe has been named Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Doug Mockett & Company. It is with great honor we appoint Jean to her new position. Jean has been with the company since nearly the very beginning. A 34 year veteran, starting in 1983, she has been a big part of the company’s growth and continued success.

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Axalta Exhibits Wood Coating Portfolio at AWFS Fair in Las Vegas

Jul 10, 2017

Axalta Coating Systems, a leading global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, will exhibit its recently acquired wood coatings products and services at the Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS) Fair in Las Vegas from July 19 to 22, 2017. NASCAR® champion Dale Earnhardt Jr. will make a special appearance at Axalta's Booth 9800 in Hall C3 of the Las Vegas Convention Center on July 19 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.  Axalta acquired the North American industrial wood coatings business from...

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PCD Chip Breaker Type »IC-plus World`s Best«

Jul 10, 2017

LACH DIAMOND can look back on tweny years of experience in the development of PCD chip breakers.

The first CO-type patent was issued on January 26, 1999: A laser cut chip groove for PCD materials.

Chip breakers with a manufactured chip groove have proven to be only suitable to a limited extent for a process-reliable, controlled chip breaking process of long chipping aluminum alloys.

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EPA Withdraws Direct Final Rule

Jul 10, 2017

The July 6 edition of the Federal Register announced the withdrawal of EPA's proposed “Direct Final Rule" of the Formaldehyde Emissions Standards for Composite Wood Products after the agency received adverse comment.  The Direct Final Rule would have extended the TSCA Title VI compliance dates, therefore the compliance date for labeling composite panels reverts back to December 12, 2017.

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The L.E. Smith Company Introduces new Technology for Quoting Laminate Countertops

Jul 10, 2017

The L.E. Smith Company, the nation's largest single location fabricator of laminate countertops, is pleased to announce the expansion of their SQUAD quoting tool to include laminate.  Known throughout the industry as the leading expert in laminate countertop fabrication, L.E. Smith was the natural first innovator of the technology required to quote the product, and online quoting has been...

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Stiles Machinery Reveals Revolutionary Smart Technologies

Jul 10, 2017

As technology continues to shape the way we interact with the world around us, Stiles Machinery Inc., in partnership with HOMAG, is equipping the manufacturing industry with innovative solutions designed to increase efficiency and dramatically reduce downtime during production. With the recent introduction of tapio, the world’s first digital platform designed to coordinate the entire value chain of the wood industry, along with many other smart manufacturing solutions, Stiles continues to strengthen its mission to put new technologies and new ways of thinking to work for manufacturers of all sizes.

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