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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.
The economy is fantastic! Inflation is at a minimum, and
unemployment is at its lowest in decades. Yet finding (and keeping)
good people is still one of the toughest parts of our jobs as
kitchen and bath owners/managers. So when you do make that...
Growth Continues As '99 Winds Down
A strong underlying foundation of positive economic factors
continued to account for kitchen and bath industry growth as 1999
wound to a close, even though rising mortgage rates may finally be
starting to throw a...
DuPont Corian Congratulates 5,000th Grad
Kennett Square, PA DuPont Corian marked the graduation of its
5,000th fabricator from the Corian Training and Development Center
here by presenting Emanuel Sacro of New Jersey with a Corian
K&BDN Parent Corporation Changes Name
Melville, NY Cygnus Publishing, the fast-growing parent company of
Kitchen & Bath Design News and several related trade magazines,
has changed its name to Cygnus Business Media, the company
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
Palmer's Pitches Aid Needy Kids
Cedar Rapids, IA Longtime Kitchen & Bath Design News columnist
Ralph Palmer has a sign in his office with a motto he tries to
"If you believe you can or you can't, you're right," the motto
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...
New Cabinet Firm Formed By Corsi in WV
Indianapolis, IN Greenfield Cabinetry, L.L.C., a new company aimed
at producing a line of all-wood, semi-custom cabinetry, has been
formed by Corsi Cabinet Company, Inc., the cabinet manufacturer
Seven years ago, I visited the original Home Depot EXPO showroom in
San Diego. I came away impressed that a home center was actually
courting the high-end clientele for kitchens and baths. Just last
week, I drove to Fairfax, VA, where EXPO opened a...