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LG Ownership Changes Hands
Tampa, FL Jack Ballard, president of Decorative Laminates, Inc.,
the surfacing manufacturer doing business as LG Decorative
Surfaces, has purchased the 80% share in LG that was previously
held by Perstop AB, the company...
Book Published By Bob Popyk
Syracuse, NY Kitchen & Bath Design News columnist Bob Popyk,
a leading authority on sales and marketing, has published a book on
the effective use of business cards as a sales and marketing
Popyk's latest book...
Chef-Designer Serves Up Unique Blend of
By Denise Vermeulen
LOS ANGELES, CADon Silvers, CKD, says there are two myths in the
kitchen design business that drive him absolutely crazy. Myth
number one is the need for the kitchen triangle...
Woodmark Halts Production of Custom
Winchester, VA American Woodmark Corp. has stopped production on
its line of custom cabinetry, and will focus instead on its core
product lines, the company announced.
The publicly-traded manufacturer...
Plugged In & Turned On
Today's kitchen and bath dealers are upbeat and computer
savvy when it comes to simplifying their jobs, sending e-mail or
obtaining product information on the 'Net, yet they still lag
behind when it comes to marketing their...
E-Commerce on Job Sites Offers Builders Construction
Dallas Builders around the country will soon "be discovering the
convenience of managing complete construction projects via the
Internet" with the launch of a new e-commerce initiative...
Aristokraft Lends Support to 2000 Seminar
Hackensack, NJ A change of date and a new corporate sponsor have
been announced for the five-part "Managing for Profit" business
management seminar series being sponsored in 2000 by Kitchen &
Crystal Buys Design Line Factory
Princeton, MN Crystal Cabinet Works, the custom cabinet
manufacturer based here, has purchased the Sauk Rapids, MN factory
of Design Line Cabinetry.
The acquisition, whose terms were not disclosed, is aimed...
Natural Simplicity Marks Design Contest
By John Filippelli
MADISON, WI Impeccably simple, highly functional, active and
natural describe the three top-winning designs, selected from
nearly 700 entries in the fourth annual Sub-Zero Kitchen...
NKBA Awards Research Funds To VA College
Hackettstown, NJ The National Kitchen & Bath Assoc-iation
(NKBA) has awarded a pair of professional development research
grants, totaling $40,000, to Virginia Polytechnic Institute &
State University for the...
ChicagoKitchens and baths can never have too many light sources as
long as they are well placed and produce light that makes the
clients' lives "delightful and suitable to them." This is the
philosophy of Jane Grosslight, a Tallahassee...
Suggestions Offered for Enhancing Business and Client
Chicago Kitchen and bath designers searching for a way to better
"connect" with clients, employees, sub-contractors or other
business partners should consider using a different...
ASKO Sold To Antonio Merloni Group
Richardson, TX ASKO Appliances, the manufacturer whose
dishwashers and laundry products are targeted at the high-end
market in the U.S. and worldwide, has been acquired by the Antonio
Merloni Group, one of Europe's...
Home Plans Now Available Via Web Site
St. Paul, MN An online collection of more than 7,500
pre-designed home plans created by leading architects and designers
has been made available to consumers and builders through a Web
site based here...
Hot Products for A New Millennium
A slew of fresh, innovative and stylish kitchen and bath
products and applications were on display at the 2000 Kitchen/Bath
Industry Show, held in Chicago in April.
Holding some 40,000+ kitchen and bath industry...
Market Seen Solid, Despite Softening
Some kitchen and bath industry softening largely due to the
rising interest rates and stock market volatility affecting the
housing market is becoming evident, although the industry remains
strong by most...
MAAX Enters Faucet Market
Sainte-Marie, Quebec MAAX, the leading manufacturer of bathroom
products, spas and related accessories in Canada, has officially
entered the faucet market, the company announced.
MAAX said it is entering the market with five...
Often when I have a conversation with other designers regarding
design for aging, they talk about parents or grandparents who found
that neither they nor their homes were prepared for changes that
occurred with age. Yet, many of these changes are...
Service Assists With Online Communication
Houston A new online program that enables home building
professionals to communicate with their staff, subcontractors and
customers has been developed by a Houston-based Internet services