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Steve Stoler retires from Boise Cascade after 39 years

Jul 20, 2018

BOISE, Idaho – From the beginning of his career at Boise Cascade Company (Boise Cascade) (NYSE: BCC), Steve Stoler has been a trailblazer. Stoler will retire from his position as particleboard sales and marketing manager at Boise Cascade this August, marking the end of a 39-year career with the company.

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Discover Parts Sophia: The always-connected replacement parts service.

Jul 20, 2018

The good old days weren’t always so good. For decades, finding spare parts for the machines that keep your production process up-and-running could be time consuming and tedious. You often had to search for information in a myriad of catalogs, some of which could be out-of-date. If you needed to call for information, you could only connect during business hours.

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Spotlight on a Carmelo Kitchen

Jul 18, 2018

Designer Simon Paré of La Fabrique, armoires sur mesure, created a sleek kitchen oasis using StevensWood Carmelo Mist with Artika texture.  Simon shared, "The product is absolutely easy to work with; we love to cut this material.  Our CNC did an amazing finish with fine cuts."  Cabinets and countertops in contrasting colors pulled together a polished space, thrilling the owners with the final results.

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Panolam® Surface Systems Introduces DUET™ Wall Panels

Jul 18, 2018

Panolam Surface Systems, a leading supplier of integrated surface solutions today introduced DUET™ Wall Panels, digitally printed wall protection panels that not only require a designed aesthetic, but also need to meet high sanitary standards such as moisture, mold, and mildew resistance.

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JIM BUFFINGTON ASSUMES RESPONSIBILITY FOR ROSEBURG'S INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS BUSINESS

Jul 18, 2018

Springfield, Ore. Roseburg Forest Products has announced that Jim Buffington, Industrial Products Business Director, will immediately assume full responsibility for the Industrial Products business, with accountability for the sales, marketing and manufacturing of the company’s composite and hardwood plywood products.

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WILSONART TO ACQUIRE LAMINATE WORKS DALLAS

Jul 18, 2018

(JULY 18, 2018 – AUSTIN, TX, USA) - Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces announced that it will acquire Laminate Works Dallas, a division of the Laminate Works Inc., a Kansas City based manufacturer of decorative High Pressure Laminate (HPL) panels. According to Vice President, Sales, Tim Atkinson, “This acquisition supports the continued growth of Wilsonart’s Coordinated Surfaces program with expanded capacity for the manufacture of HPL panels.”

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Midwest Automation sells kitchen countertop division; Retains ownership of panel laminating division

Jul 17, 2018

Midwest Automation is pleased to announce that the parent company of Evans Machinery Co. and Ritter Machinery Co., Balanced Enterprise Solutions LLC, has acquired the kitchen countertop division of Midwest Automation and will be known moving forward as "Evans Midwest."

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ARAUCO Grayling Project: JUNE PROGRESS

Jul 17, 2018

Learn more about Grayling's progress in the June report, filled with updates and great photography.

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Koch Machinery Introduces 5-Piece Door Machine

Jul 17, 2018

Our ENDMASTER-K series offers reliable solutions for edge capping of wrapped door profiles. The system is designed for Just-in-time with single-sided processing. Automatic applying of the edgeband with Hotmelt or PUR glue with special glue system. The CNC 3 axis control offers precise trimming of edge band with two overhead routers.

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NEW KNAPE & VOGT 8650/8655FM SERIES FOR HEAVY-DUTY APPLICATIONS FEATURES SOFT-CLOSE

Jul 16, 2018

GRAND RAPIDS, MI—Knape & Vogt has launched a new first in its lineup of precision ball-bearing drawer slides: A heavy-duty slide series with soft-close technology. “We are pleased to offer the 8650FM/8655FM Series as our first heavy-duty soft-close slide for wide drawers with high weight load capacity,” said Vice President for Marketing and Product Development, Peter Ross. “It is built on our successful 8450FM Series soft-close platform...

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Timber Products Names Mark Avery as Chief Operating Officer

Jul 16, 2018

Springfield, Ore. – Timber Products Company today announced that Mark Avery has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer. Avery will join the leadership team at Timber Products on August 6. “We are excited to have Mark join the team,” said Steve Killgore, CEO of Timber Products. “His strong history of leadership in the wood products industry will allow our company to be well positioned going forward.”

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Tafisa to Offer The Perfect Match: A One Stop Solution for TFL and HPL

Jul 12, 2018

Lac-Mégantic, July 10, 2018. – If you’re in the business of distributing, purchasing, specifying, or manufacturing products with TFL decorative panels and high pressure laminates (HPL), Tafisa is about to make your life a lot easier. Starting August 27th, 2018, the company will be adding a complete matching line of HPL to its Sommet and Prelude TFL Series.

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Stiles to Reveal HOMAG’s New Line of CNC Solutions at IWF 2018

Jul 10, 2018

Grand Rapids, MI, July 10th, 2018 – Stiles Machinery will offer a look at some of their world-class CNC solutions for manufacturers of all sizes at this year’s International Woodworking Fair (IWF) in Atlanta, Georgia, August 22-25, 2018. Included in Stiles wide-range of CNC technology on display at this year’s show, will be HOMAG’s brand new line of CNC technology. This will be the first time HOMAG’s newly designed machines will be available to the North American market since their recent launch at the HOLZ-HANDWERK fair in Nuremberg, Germany.

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Here are some trends Schattdecor observed at NeoCon 2018!

Jul 05, 2018

Gone are the days of the once typical sterile office settings. As many companies are now offering more flexible working hours and more work-from-home opportunities, we are seeing added incorporation of cozy elements in the work place. These solutions offer a welcoming space for both employees and customers and maintain a professional look with relaxed and organic touches.

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Burkle North America strengthens management team with Dominik Maier, Sales Director Surface Technologies

Jul 02, 2018

Dominik Maier takes over the duties of the Business Development Manager for Burkle’s North American woodworking activities. As Master Professional of Technical Management (CCI) and having many years of experience as a sales manager and project manager in the service sector, Maier went through several stages in the Burkle management trainee program.

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NEW BOARD MEMBERS AND OFFICERS FOR THE CMA

Jun 29, 2018

The Cabinet Makers Association (CMA) is pleased to announce the results of their annual election for the organization’s Board of Directors and also has appointed their officers for 2018-2019. The CMA members re-elected Monika Soos of Sofo Kitchens (Maple Ridge, BC) to serve a three-year term.

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Blum optimizes LEGRABOX runner — one runner, many possibilities

Jun 28, 2018

Offering the right solution for every level of user convenience is important, and Blum understands the need to keep the product range manageable. With the new LEGRABOX profile, cabinet manufacturers can offer a larger scope of function, all with one runner, saving warehouse space and confusion when ordering parts.

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Machines and lines for excellent surfaces – Hymmen-technologies at the IWF 2018 in Atlanta

Jun 28, 2018

Bielefeld, 2018, May 25th – Come and meet Hymmen GmbH Maschinen- und Anlagenbau at the IWF in Atlanta from August 22th to 25th August 2018. At booth 6441 in building B you can see multiple fields of application opened up by Hymmen technologies.
 

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Closet America Honored by the Washington Post as a Top Workplace in 2018

Jun 27, 2018

Closet America has been named one of The Washington Post’s 2018 Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. area. This is the firms second year in a row being recognized as a top workplace in the Washington D.C. area. Selection is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, which measured several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment...

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Church organ with Danzer veneer can be heard at festival in the Slovakian capital

Jun 27, 2018

Dornbirn, Austria/Bratislava, Slovakia. Renowned international organ builder Rieger made the organ for St. Sebastian's Cathedral in Bratislava using maple veneer produced by Danzer. The instrument can be heard at the celebrated Bratislava Organ Festival between the end of June and mid-July. The concerts will cover the full spectrum, from classic organ music to modern compositions. Built using veneer from Danzer, the organ lives up to the organizer’s exacting aesthetic and musical standards.

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