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Show Reveals New Ideas Cooking in the
COLOGNE Changing homeowner attitudes toward cooking, as in the
past, are shaping the latest generation of upscale kitchen designs
and products and cooking, as in the past, once again took center
Formica Buys Flooring Supplier
Warren, NJ Formica Corp., the Cincinnati-based manufacturer of
laminate, solid surfacing material and flooring products, has
acquired the firm that manufactures the company's laminate flooring
DCS Building Second Facility
Huntington Beach, CA DCS, also known as Dynamic Cooking Systems,
Inc., is building an additional 140,000-sq.-ft. facility in
response to the company's growth last year, DCS announced.
According to the manufacturer of...
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TOTO Creates GA Showroom
Morrow, GA TOTO USA has created a permanent product showroom at its
manufacturing and corporate headquarters in this Atlanta suburb,
the company announced.
The showroom, completed late last year, is designed to
Network Links Homeowners,Trade Pros
Rutland, VT Home improvement, building and other trade
professionals, including kitchen and bath designers, are an
integral component of a new nationwide network aimed at linking
trade professionals with consumers...
Survey Reveals Consumer Awareness Of NKBA
Hackettstown, NJ Consumer awareness of the National Kitchen &
Bath Association (NKBA) is extremely low, while homeowners
apparently attach little importance to the trade associations their
Aristokraft Program Yields Van, Prizes
Jasper, IN A total of six kitchen and bath remodeling professionals
have been awarded prizes as part of an incentive program sponsored
Aristokraft announced the awards as part of its...
Stocks Positive In Face of
Stocks of publicly traded companies with ties to
the kitchen and bath industry gave investors a reason to celebrate
as the old century ended, rising even in the face of an abrupt sell
Third-Generation Design Firm Builds on the
ST. PAUL, MNKitchens by Krengel president Lori Jo Krengel, CKD,
CBD, learned many lessons at her father's knee, but among those she
remembers best is, "Measure the stairway before trying to get...
Larry Spangler has a major challenge on his hands.'
So does every kitchen and bath retail firm trying to make a
definitive statement in a marketplace that's changing so rapidly,
it's forcing many firms to literally redefine the way they market
Pacific Blue Sets Design Stage for Livable
by Susan Alberto
LA JOLLA, CA Did you ever see a kitchen that was designed in such a
way that it made you think, "I could just live in that room"? F.H.
"Trip" Bennett III, AIA, of La Jolla in...
Only time will tell how today's dealers and distributors
will fare against the giant home center chains.
So much is being made of the Y2K computer issue by the press
that one might think it's the only problem businesses face as the
The decision to grow your business by delegating duties
requires a genuine commitment on your part to see it
Brandom Mfg. Reopens Under New Ownership
Keene, TX Brandom Mfg. Co., the Keene, TX-based cabinet
manufacturer which abruptly ceased operations in the face of
mounting losses in November of 1999 shocking both its dealer
network and company employees...
Cabinet Vision Sets Courses
Tuscaloosa, AL Cabinet Vision, the computer software supplier to
the kitchen/bath and cabinet manufacturing trades, has launched a
new training program designed to help attendees become proficient
on the company's "Solid...
Purchasing Power: affluent homeowner survey
America's most affluent homeowners know exactly where they
stand when it comes to the
reasons they remodel their kitchens and baths, and why they decide
to purchase specific key products, a pair of...
While we should not claim to be experts in sound control, we
should be aware of the challenges and available options.
When was the last time you heard a designer mention a new
approach to sound control in kitchens and baths?
Maybe it was...
Internet Continuing to Make a Mark on
Internet Initiative Aimed at Design
Los Angeles, CA A major new Web site aimed at offering consumers
the expertise of leading interior designers while shopping for a
wide range of home...
Market Continues Positive Results
The year 2000 may witness a modest slowdown in housing and
shipments of key kitchen/bath-related products but 1999 apparently
ended on such a high note that even a modest decline will translate
to a near-record year...
Fourteen years ago, I left for college. On my first day there,
the president of the university gave a speech to welcome the
incoming class. He began by asking us to look to our left, then
look to our right. We did as we were asked; after all, we...
Showroom for Builders Offers One-Stop
Savage, MD One-stop shopping is the goal of the newly remodeled
Design House Kitchens showroom, which is based on a philosophy of
partnerships, product selection and and price with something...