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Elkay Executive Wins Award
Oak Brook, IL John Heilstedt, executive v.p. of sales and marketing
for Elkay Mfg. Co., has been honored with the "Golden Eagle" Award
from the Association of Independent Manufacturers Representatives
(AIM/R), an Elkay...
MAAX Expands Distribution
Sainte-Marie, Quebec MAAX, the manufacturer of bathroom, spa and
kitchen products based here, has opened a pair of distribution
centers in Western Canada, the company announced.
According to MAAX, the two new centers in...
Good communication can be defined as the process necessary to ensure
that everyone who needs to know does so, and has this knowledge
when they need to have it.
Brandom Mfg. Co. Ceases Operations
Keene, TX Brandom Mfg. Co., the producer of the Brandom Collection
of kitchen and bath cabinetry, has abruptly ceased operations,
effective immediately, company officials announced.
According to Brandom...
Fortune Brands Acquires R-T-A Cabinet
Old Greenwich, CT Fortune Brands, Inc., the consumer products giant
and parent company of Aristokraft, Schrock and Decora, has acquired
NHB Group Ltd., a major manufacturer of ready-to-assemble kitchen
Canyon Creek Plant to Boost
Monroe, WA Canyon Creek Cabinet Co., the rapidly growing cabinet
manufacturing company headquartered here, has built a new,
196,000-sq.-ft. factory aimed at increasing the company's
production capacity and product...
Cantu Opens New Showroom
Vancouver, BC, Canada Cantu Bathrooms & Hardware Ltd. will open
its new showroom The Waterworks@ Cantu here this month in a
historic 1912 building, the company announced.
"The name says it all," says Art von Unrau...
Aristokraft Parent Adding Cabinet Plant
Old Greenwich, CT Fortune Brands, Inc., the parent company of
Aristokraft, Schrock, Decora, Moen and other industry-related
companies, is expanding capacity for its home products unit with an
The decade of the '90s, which opened on such a sour note for the
kitchen and bath industry, is going out on such a resounding high
this month that it's almost a shame to see it end.
Business is that good right now; most everyone you talk
10 "most-asked" questions from kitchen bath
dealers and designers
Mansfield Gives Donations to Habitat
Columbus, OH The Greater Columbus Habitat for Humanity organization
recently received a large donation of plumbing items from Mansfield
Plumbing Products, headquartered here, or two major programs...
Kitchen Design Provides All the 'Wright'
by Susan Alberto
AKRON, OH You've heard of this "horror story" time and again: a
couple decides to have children, or they already have young
children, but are buying their first home. They...