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Shipments of Hi-MACS Halted To Distributor
Tampa, FL LG Decorative Surfaces, the Tampa-based company that
had been serving as exclusive U.S. distributor of the Hi-MACS solid
surface products line, has been notified by its Korean-based
PA Factory To Produce Thomasville Line
Taylor, MI A new cabinet manufacturing facility opened by Masco
Corp. in Sayre PA will produce the new private-label cabinet line
earmarked for Home Depot stores, Masco officials announced.
Survey: Internet Use Growing in Building
Washington, DC An increasing number of home builders and other
building product specifiers are now using the Internet as part of
their effort to market their products and services, as well as to
Amazon.com Sponsors Internet Home Building
Seattle, WA Leading online retailer Amazon.com will be a title
sponsor for the first Internet-driven home building project,
iShow.com and JLC LIVE Construction Training Shows announced
Whirlpool Aids Housing Effort With
Benton Harbor, MI Whirlpool Corp. will be donating $25 million
worth of appliances over the next five years to assist a major
North American homebuilding effort planned by Habitat for...
Briggs Building New Facility
Reading, PA C.H. Briggs, a wholesale distributor of decorative
and functional hardware for the kitchen/bath, cabinet and
woodworking industries, announced that construction is underway on
an 18,000-sq.-ft. building that...
Money Store Halts Home Repair Lending
West Sacramento, CA The Money Store, which had been highly
visible throughout the kitchen/ bath and remodeling markets for the
past several years with a home improvement financing program, is
Woodmark Posts Mixed Results In 4th Quarter
Winchester, VA American Woodmark Corp. reported that net sales
for the fourth quarter ended April 30, 2000 rose 9% over the prior
year, to a record $102.1 million, although net income for the
K&BDN Parent Acquired by Media Firm
Melville, NY Cygnus Business Media, the parent company of
Kitchen & Bath Design News and its four sister magazines, has
been acquired by CommerceConnect Media, a Westport, CT-based media
and communications company...
DreamMaker to Offer Branded Cabinet Line
Waco, TX DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen by Worldwide, the
remodeling franchise firm based here, has formed an alliance with
Harrisburg, SD manufacturer Showplace Wood Products to offer a
branded cabinet line...
U-Line Expands Alliance With Purcell Murray
Milwaukee, WI U-Line Corp., the manufacturer of built-in
undercounter refrigeration products headquartered here, is
consolidating its southern California marketing and distribution
efforts under the Purcell...
Upscale Design Leads to Unique Market Niche
By Daina Darzin
ST LOUIS, MO Her kitchen and bath design business was taking off
rapidly, but Danean Mitchell noticed a major limitation in her St.
Louis market a dearth of sources for upscale...
Have you ever driven through a neighborhood of new homes and been
struck by how large they are?
Architect Sarah Susanka has written a bestseller for anyone in the
residential design world entitled The Not So Big House, and those
of us in the business...
As I write this column at my office, my home bathroom is being
remodeled. By the time you read this, it will be done. It's going
to be beautiful, and I will call all of my friends and neighbors
over to see it. I am excited. I am thrilled. But, it...
Atypical Window Design Defines Unique
By Anita Pearl
LONG ISLAND, NY The key to any design success is collaboration. The
perfect case in point is an innovative Long Island remodel that
transformed a dated 1970s kitchen into a stylish...
Norcraft Buys UltraCraft in Major Cabinet
Eagan, MN Norcraft Companies, L.L.C., the Eagan, MN-based
manufacturer of stock and custom kitchen and bath cabinetry, has
acquired UltraCraft, making Norcraft one of the top 10 cabinet
Is your company easy or hard to do business with?
Does your organization have a destructive habit of chasing
business away without really meaning to, or even realizing it as if
it had a case of corporate body odor or bad breath? Are your
Other Voices, Other Rooms
Home entertainment centers, offices, libraries and wet bars
are becoming an increasingly important part of the kitchen and bath
By Daina Darzin
It's not your parents' house anymore; the...