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Berenson is adding QR Codes!

Nov 21, 2019

Berenson and Advantage Plus by Berenson display boards have been updated to now include a QR code on the front. These can be scanned using an online QR code scanner or app on a smartphone or tablet. When scanned, these QR codes will bring up a page on their website, with parts from the collection(s) featured on the board grouped by CC length.
 

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Kitchen Designs For Minimalist Interiors

Nov 21, 2019

Kitchens are such an important part of any home; whether you have a tiny studio apartment, or a mansion, kitchens serve both a practical and aesthetic function. In recent years, minimalism has been trending in various aspects of social and personal life, including fashion, home décor and interior design. Less is more, space is valuable and lifestyle shifts and approaches have put perspective on the urge to hoard, own and keep everything in our homes.

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Wilsonart Launches Color Me Intrigued from the Virtual Design Library

Nov 19, 2019

TEMPLE, TX (November 19, 2019) – Inspired by the broad spectrum of colors created when white light diverges through a prism, Wilsonart’s latest Virtual Design Library (VDL) release, Color Me Intrigued, celebrates life’s subtle and wide-ranging differences. The Collection’s colorful personalities contribute to a beautiful tapestry that is both diverse yet unified.
 

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IMA Schelling Germany Starts Construction of Massive Parts Facility

Nov 18, 2019

LÜBBECKE, GERMANY — IMA Schelling Germany, a single-source provider of sales, service and support of IMA and Schelling machinery and software, is expanding its logistics capacity with the construction of a new central warehouse at its headquarters in Lübbecke, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
 

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New Applications Engineer Hired to Support Users of ALPHACAM Software for Metal, Stone and Wood

Nov 18, 2019

The Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence Production Software business has hired new Applications Engineer Lisa Cameron to support customers of the ALPHACAM computer-aided-manufacturing (CAM) solution for metal, stone and wood.
 

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World Architecture Festival announces winners of The Architecture Drawing Prize 2019

Nov 18, 2019

The overall winner of the third annual Architecture Drawing Prize is Anton Markus Pasing with his work entitled ‘City in a box: paradox memories’. Working in the fields of experimental architecture, prototype design and fine arts, German architect Anton Markus Pasing has been awarded the prize for best digital drawing as well as being crowned the overall winner of The Architecture Drawing Prize. ‘City in a box: paradox memories’ represents an unknown city full of stories, closed in a large box.

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Toppan’s Security Solutions for Intelligent Packaging on Show at AIPIA World Congress in Amsterdam

Nov 13, 2019

Tokyo –November 11, 2019 – Toppan Printing (Toppan) (TSE:7911), a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, will be presenting the latest security solutions for intelligent packaging at the AIPIA World Congress 2019 (https://events.bizzabo.com/AIPIA2019/home) held at the Amsterdam Conference Centre Beurs van Berlage on November 18 and 19.

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ASI/ARCHITECTURAL SYSTEMS, INC. LAUNCHES PIONEERING and ARTISANAL CRAFTED INTERIOR FINISHES BDNY 2019

Nov 11, 2019

(November 2019) NEW YORK—ASI/Architectural Systems, Inc., a global provider of branded wall surfaces and flooring products specified across all market segments in the commercial and contract arena, returns to BDNY with a compelling selection of new best-in-class products that speaks to designers’ visual aesthetic and assists in elevating the guest experience.

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New Non-Halogenated FR Compound for Flexible Films/Rigid Parts

Nov 11, 2019

Atlanta, GA, October 1, 2019.  Dynamic Modifiers, LLC (a leading specialty polyolefin polymer compounder) has today officially introduced its new PAL...VersaCHARTM a state-of–the-art non-halogenated compound to pursue demanding industrial and commercial areas. The compound is at the ultimate of what’s currently available in the flame retardant market. Flame causes char bodies to rapidly form on the compound surface, protecting against additional flame and delaying heat transfer.

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Helfried Weinzerl Steps Down as President & CEO of Bürkle North America–Kurt Palmer to Take Over

Nov 07, 2019

November 1, 2019: Bürkle North America (BNA) today announced that its board of directors has appointed Kurt Palmer as president & CEO, replacing Helfried Weinzerl who is stepping down after seven years. This leadership appointment is effective immediately.
 

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IKONNI | Royal Plywood Collaboration

Nov 07, 2019

IKONNI is proud to announce our collaboration with our new distributor on the West Coast, Royal Plywood. They are the largest wholesaler in California. With 2 locations - Cerritos and Sacramento - IKONNI's products are now available for all customers in these areas. Feel free to reach out to the contacts listed above for more information!

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CABINET VISION Version 12 Delivers Greater Control and Flexibility for Machining and Automating Part Connections

Nov 06, 2019

The latest version of the CABINET VISION design-to-manufacturing solution for woodworkers delivers greater control and flexibility for the machining of part connections, empowering users to better automate and manage every aspect of production.
 

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TOPPAN completes acquisition of 100% of international décor printer INTERPRINT

Nov 01, 2019

TOPPAN further strengthens its position as one of the global leaders in the printing industry. After receiving approval from antitrust authorities, the acquisition of the Germany-based INTERPRINT group has been consummated. “INTERPRINT – a TOPPAN company” will be the new brand for combined global décor printing activities.

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Ashley HomeStore opens No. 1,000

Oct 30, 2019

Source: Clint Engel, Furniture Today | MILLSBORO, Del. — Ashley HomeStore celebrated a major milestone with the grand opening of its 1,000th store here Saturday. The 22,000-square-foot showroom at 26955 Dickerson Road is owned and operated by Barnes Furniture, which also owns the Ashley HomeStore in Delmar, Del.

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HDI (Hardwoods Distribution Inc.) Acquires Pacific Mutual Door Company

Oct 29, 2019

Langley, B.C., October 29, 2019 – HDI announced today that it has completed the purchase of Pacific Mutual Door Company (PMD). This acquisition includes several brands and five distribution and manufacturing centers: PMD (Kansas City, Mo. and Albuquerque, N.M.), Warren Brothers Sash & Door (Nashville, Tenn.), Olathe Millwork (Kansas City, Mo.), Hardman Wholesale (Osborne, Kan.). These businesses will continue to operate under their brands as part of Rugby Architectural Building Products, a division of HDI.
 

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Configura announces winners of 2019 CET Designer Awards

Oct 28, 2019

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN, USA—Oct. 28, 2019—Configura – the Swedish technology company that makes the space-planning software CET Designer – recently announced the winners of the 12th annual CET Designer Awards. This year’s competition drew 179 submissions and more than 5,800 votes – the highest number yet.

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Elliott Savage receives Landry Leadership Award

Oct 25, 2019

Elliott Savage, president and CEO of Seemac, is the recipient of the 2019 Brock R. Landry Leadership Award. The Composite Panel Association presents the Landry Award each year to an industry leader in recognition of his or her contributions to the composite panel industry.

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Jefferson Millwork Woodworker Becomes First Pro to Earn WCA Red Credential

Oct 21, 2019

STERLING, VA - Richard Memory, an apprentice woodworker at Jefferson Millwork & Design, was recently awarded the red credential from the Woodwork Career Alliance of North America.  He is the first professional woodworker to achieve the red credential, the third level of the WCA’s credentialing Passport program.

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Lamello Introduces the M6 Cabineo version with helical insert

Oct 16, 2019

Lamello USA, a division of Colonial Saw, is pleased to announce the newest addition to the Cabineo family of connectors. Cabineo is gaining widespread acceptance here in the US with its great strength and very simple machining process which requires nothing more than a CNC router with standard tooling. The M6 version now opens up many more applications in a variety of otherwise-challenging materials to create a complete, one-connector solution!

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AN EFFORTLESS FINISH: EMBRACE COLOR WITH SHERWIN-WILLIAMS PAINTER'S EDGE

Oct 16, 2019

CLEVELAND (Oct. 14, 2019) – Sherwin-Williams has enhanced Painter’s Edge® Interior Latex Flat in seven pre-selected builder colors for improved application, better appearance and easy touch-up. The new enhancements simplify the painting process and help diminish the appearance of minor surface defects for projects, providing the perfect finish and quality for professionals. 

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