Kitchen & Bath Design News
In This Issue: December 2000
Kitchen & Bath Design News is the industry's leading business, design and product resource for the kitchen and bath trade.
Faucet Lawsuit Settled in Favor Of Kohler
Kohler, WI A U.S. Federal Court in Boston has upheld the
contention of Kohler Co. that the design of its "Falling Water"
wall-mounted lavatory faucet is "unique, distinctive and
Online Services Form Alliance
Golden, CO ServiceMagic.com, a leading online marketplace
connecting homeowners to pre-screened home services professionals,
has announced a strategic relationship with Homestore.com, one of
the Internet's leading home...
Industry Pioneer Dies at 80
Kreamer, PA C.H. Lemmerman, 80, former v.p.-director of
marketing for Wood-Mode, Inc. and considered to be one of the first
and strongest manufacturer supporters of the National Kitchen &
Bath Association died here...
Web Site Aids Consumers in 'Creating' Homes
Newton, MA HomePortfolio.com, a leading Internet destination for
home design ideas, and Excite@Home, a leader in broadband, have
launched a co-branded Web site aimed at assisting consumers in
Package of Marketing Tools Unveiled by NKBA
Hackettstown, NJ A major new package of marketing tools aimed at
boosting consumer awareness of National Kitchen & Bath
Association members has been unveiled by the NKBA, the trade
Viking Range Buys Retail Cooking Chain
Greenwood, MS Viking Range Corp., the Greenwood, MS-based
manufacturer of commercial-type cooking appliances for the home,
has reached an agreement to purchase the assets of HomeChef, a
Earning Forecast Lowered for Am. Woodmark
Winchester, VA American Woodmark Corp., the publicly-traded
cabinet manufacturing giant based here, announced that earnings per
share for the company's second fiscal quarter are expected to be
NKBA Endorses Six New Colleges
Hackettstown, NJ Six new colleges that maintain an approved
kitchen and bath curriculum have been added to the National Kitchen
& Bath Association's Endorsed College Program, the NKBA
announced last month.
Roth Distributing Marks 40th Year In
Denver Roth Corporation, known throughout the kitchen and bath
industry as Roth Distributing Co., has marked its 40th anniversary
with a recent series of celebrations honoring customers.
Phoenix Firm To Distribute Hi-MACS Line
Englewood Cliffs, NJ LG Chemical America, Inc., the manufacturer
of the Hi-MACS acrylic solid surfacing product line, has appointed
a leading Phoenix, AZ-based distribution firm as its new North
NKBA to Create Three Chapters Within Texas
Hackettstown, NJ The National Kitchen & Bath Association
(NKBA) has approved a request by its Southwest States Chapter to
divide the state of Texas into three chapters effective January,
2001, the trade...
Plumbing Mfr. Moves To New Facility in NJ
West Deptford, NJ Mountain Plumbing Products, a McAlpine
Company, and major European manufacturer of designer plumbing
fixtures since 1902, has relocated to a new 20,000-sq.-ft facility
within the same...
SD Company To Open New Facility
Harrisburg, SD Showplace Wood Products, a manufacturer of
kitchen and bath cabinetry, has announced a plan to expand its
operations by relocating into a new 20,000-sq.-ft. plant in
Beresford, SD by the end of this...
Domotechnica to Focus on Kitchen And Admit
Cologne Domotechnica Cologne 2001, the leading European trade
show that spotlights the latest in major and small home appliances,
will focus heavily on kitchen design and will be open for the...