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Peak Toolworks Is Celebrating 80 Years!

Jan 04, 2021

Worldwide, everyone is leaving 2020 behind and looking forward to a fresh start in a brand new year. Peak Toolworks is doing the same in 2021: Celebrating 80 years in the carbide and diamond tooling industry. From the humble beginnings of North American Products (NAP, 1941), becoming NAPGladu (2006) and after nine (9) other successful acquisitions (2012-2017), the company is stronger than ever as Peak Toolworks (2018).

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Lamigraf signs a collaboration agreement with Likora

Dec 21, 2020

To offer trendy surface solutions and quality Finish Foil: these are the main goals of Lamigraf and Likora. Lamigraf, a family company founded in 1976, is an international printing group with production centers in Spain, Germany and Brazil.

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UNIBOARD® APPOINTS SIERRA FOREST PRODUCTS – CHICAGO AND UPPER CANADA FOREST PRODUCTS – ONTARIO AS FULL LINE DISTRIBUTORS FOR ITS DECORATIVE TFL AND HPL PRODUCTS

Dec 17, 2020

Laval, Quebec – December 17, 2020– Uniboard Canada Inc., a leading North American manufacturer of engineered wood products, is proud to announce the appointment of Sierra Forest Products – Chicago Division and Upper Canada Forest Products – Ontario Division as full line distributors of its TFL, HPL, particleboard and MDF panels. 

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Venjakob Group with new brand strategy in the North American Market

Dec 17, 2020

For strategic reasons and to further sales and services affiliates of the Venjakob Group, the time has come to reposition the groups branding. Accordingly, Nutro Inc. will adopt the corporate design of the Venjakob Group and Venjakob North America Inc. will return to it.    

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Interzum Preview – 8 questions with Matthias Pollmann, VP at Koelnmesse

Dec 08, 2020

Our show - which will take place from May 4-7, 2021 in Cologne, Germany - is the catalyst for creating tomorrow’s living spaces. Our challenge lies in the current dynamic development of the pandemic and its effects for the market participants.

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Välinge Innovation launches Threespine on the US market.

Dec 07, 2020

Swedish IP and patent company Välinge Innovation primarily known for their invention of click flooring utilizing 2G and 5G locking systems has launched Threespine - Furniture Assembly With A Click in the US. Threespine is a click technology for furniture that is based on the extremely successful 5G technology for flooring. With Threespine there is no need for tools or manuals, the furniture is simply clicked together.

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ROSEBURG WELCOMES TWO NEW MEMBERS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dec 03, 2020

Springfield, Ore. – Roseburg Forest Products is pleased to welcome Lynn Wilson, a former Vice President with Louisiana-Pacific Corporation, and Jim James, former CEO and Chairman of IDEAL Industries Inc., to the company’s Board of Directors.

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Välinge presented Threespine at the 4th HCGF in-house show

Dec 02, 2020

November 10-12 2020, the 4th Homag China Golden Filed (HCGF) in-house show for Customized Furniture Solutions was held in Weifang City, Shandong Province.
 

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ARAUCO BECOMES THE WORLD’S FIRST FORESTRY COMPANY TO CERTIFY ITS CARBON NEUTRALITY

Dec 01, 2020

Santiago, Chile - December 1, 2020 - “Today we are fulfilling a climate commitment to Chile and the world; a long-term work with clear and significant objectives that marks our vision of the future.” With these words, Charles Kimber, ARAUCO’s Senior Vice-President, Human Resources and Sustainability, announced that this year the Chilean forestry company achieved its goal of being certified as carbon neutral. 

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MANAGEMENT CHANGES AT UNION TOOL

Oct 28, 2020

The Union Tool Corporation announced a series of management changes to its family-owned business, started by Karl J. Heinzelman in 1944.  Nick Simpson and Chas Simpson, both fourth-generation family members, become vice presidents of Union Tool. Co-President Mike Simpson has retired though will remain a consultant for the company and will continue his role servicing his long-time customers.

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UNVEILING VIAGGIO

Oct 28, 2020

Regal Brands is pleased to announce a new addition to their family of premium hardware brands – VIAGGIO HARDWARE. Drawing inspiration from the modern architecture of northern Italy and the iconic fashion capital of Milan, Viaggio pairs fluid lines and natural textures to create an extraordinary line of hardware. Each product in the collection is a work of art that brings elegant sophistication to its surroundings and makes a memorable design statement.
 

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With LUMMIA, Tafisa® brings innovation to light

Oct 28, 2020

Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, October 19, 2020 — Tafisa Canada, a leading particleboard and TFL decorative panel manufacturer, is pleased to announce the launch of a first-of-its-kind North American-made collection of luxury lacquered panels. Called LUMMIA, this new and exclusive line will provide architects, designers and renovation enthusiasts with unparalleled options to create spectacular, lavish interiors according to their visions.

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New Vortex 8000 Series HSK63F Integrated V-Groove Cutter

Oct 27, 2020

Vortex now offers the reliable performance of our 7000 series V-groove in an Integrated tool design.  This design eliminates the need to purchase a dedicated collet and toolholder for a shank style tool.  It also provides greater accuracy for precise V-groove cuts.  The machined seat pocket increases location surfaces for easy insert replacement and assures repeatability over other designs. The tool body comes with the necessary insert, screws, and wrench.

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Timber Products Logistics Acquires New Eastern Hub Facility and Lays Out Plans to Expand East

Oct 27, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Timber Products Company announces the acquisition of a 20-acre facility in Thomson, Georgia that will serve as the Eastern hub for the rapidly expanding TP Logistics. This acquisition allows Timber Products to provide full 3PL services, an enhanced customer experience, and expansion of our vertical integration into the Southeast U.S. This is the first in a series of planned acquisitions as TP Logistics begins to spread it’s footprint across the U.S.  

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CEFLA NORTH AMERICA’S OPEN HOUSE ‘CEFLALIVE CHARLOTTE’ A SMASHING SUCCESS

Oct 27, 2020

Cefla North America, Inc., the leading supplier of finishing, decoration and digital printing solutions, hosted its inaugural open house event, known as ‘CeflaLive Charlotte,’ in its state-of-the art Finishing LAB October 14-15, 2020.

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Tenn-Tex Plastics Joins Marmon Fastener Group

Oct 20, 2020

The Marmon Fastener Group is excited to announce the newest addition to its lineup of leading construction fastener companies – Tenn-Tex Plastics Inc. Based in Colfax, N.C., Tenn-Tex manufactures plastic injection molded parts for kitchen and bath cabinetry. It provides mounting brackets for drawer slides, shelf supports, corner braces, and related products to cabinet manufacturers, hardware distributors, and cabinetry dealers.

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See How Simple it is to Machine a Cabinet Job on the Cut Center

Oct 08, 2020

In this latest video, Cut Ready Product Manager, Jody Wilmes, walks you through the simple steps of running a cabinet job on the Thermwood Cut Center. He also provides real-world examples of how the software helps guide you, even if you run into a problem...like breaking a tool.

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Slender Bar Drawer Pull by Mockett - DP252 – Five Finishes Available

Oct 08, 2020

This delightful bar pull may have a lean and unassuming stature, but don’t be fooled by its modest profile. This ultra-contemporary handle makes quite the statement! Bold, striking clean lines and hard edges are softened by its silky smooth finish, making for a highly versatile complementary addition to all types of furniture. Constructed using renewable energy and made with no hazardous materials.

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REDEFINED 2021-2022 COLLECTION

Oct 08, 2020

Uniboard believes that built environments should be a reflection of individuality, bringing joy, stimulating creativity, and provoking self-expression. Intrigued? We thought you’d be.  Uniboard brings you their newest TFL and HPL collection.

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MASS TIMBER INDUSTRY LEADERS STRENGTHEN PARTNERSHIP

Oct 05, 2020

Grand Rapids, Mich., October 5, 2020 – Building on the long-term relationship between MINDA and Stiles, both companies are pleased to announce MINDA’s immediate acquisition of Deal Manufacturing in North Carolina and the subsequent formation of MINDA North America.  

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