Kitchen & Bath Design News
In This Issue: February 2001
Kitchen & Bath Design News is the industry's leading business, design and product resource for the kitchen and bath trade.
Cal Door to Open New Factory
Gilroy, CA Cal Door, a major supplier of components to the
cabinet manufacturing and woodworking trades, will open a new
factory in Salinas, CA this spring, the company announced.
According to Cal Door, the company's...
I've always enjoyed singing and dancing, so when friends
convinced me to audition for a local production of "Guys &
Dolls," I thought it would be lots of fun. I love theater: Under
the bright lights, with costumes, props and scenery, I...
K&BDN-NKBA Seminar Series Expanded for
Hackensack, NJ A pair of leading industry cabinet manufacturers
have become the first two corporate co-sponsors for the 2001
"Managing for Profit" seminar series, the unique all-day
Scholarship Program Created By K&BDN
Hackensack, NJ A new college scholarship program aimed at
assisting the educational endeavors of promising kitchen and bath
design students at NKBA-endorsed colleges has been launched for
2001 by Kitchen & Bath...
Delta Opens Plant in China
Indianapolis Delta Faucet Company has inaugurated its fourth
manufacturing facility a 96,800-sq.-ft. factory in Panyu, China the
The Masco-owned kitchen/bath faucet manufacturer, based in
2001 K&BDN Competition Seeks Entries
Hackensack, NJ A call for nominations has been issued for the
third annual "Industry Leadership Awards Competition" the Kitchen
& Bath Design News-sponsored awards program aimed at
Canyon Creek Honored for Pollution Controls
Monroe, WA Canyon Creek Cabinet Company has been honored once
again for its work on preventing pollution and recycling waste, and
for conserving energy at its cabinet manufacturing facility here,
Moen Unit Enters Faucet Market
Elyria, OH A newly formed subsidiary of Moen Inc. is entering
the market with a line of faucets for the kitchen and bath, the
Cleveland Faucet Group headquartered, like Moen, in Elyria, OH
Additional Baths Mark Larger, Better New
WASHINGTON, DC The composition of the American household has
changed drastically in recent years, and that change is driving
changes in the way new homes will be built, remodeled and used in
Italian Tile Trends Target North American
By Janice Anne Costa
BOLOGNA, ITALY Whether you're looking for new and creative ideas
for using ceramic tile in your bath designs, or just hoping to pick
up a little European flair in terms of...
Research Finds 'Speed Scratch' Cooking on
Phoenix, AZ Americans are preparing food at home more frequently
now than in the recent past, but are turning increasingly to "speed
scratch" methods of cooking instead of traditional techniques...
Model Home Offers Casually Elegant
By John Filippelli
DESTIN, FLHow do you make 10 rooms different yet the same?
While this may sound like a riddle, it was actually the design
challenge facing Wes Norton of Mary Esther, FL-based...
By Daina Darzin
Used to be, the first thing you did when starting your own kitchen
and bath design firm was rent a space to use for your
No more. Not only are increasing numbers of kitchen and bath
Reico, which has some 340 employees, currently operates 14
satellite showrooms, with another in the works.
I remember trudging a mile to school through the Minnesota
snows, when candy bars were 20 cents, when kids were safe playing
kickball in the alley at night, and when listing your business Web
site on search engines. . .was free!
Ahh. . .the good...
I know that, as a salesperson, I'm far more confident if there's a strong brand name that's recognizable to my customer attached to the product I'm offering.
Mansfield Changes Company Name
Columbus, OH - Mansfield officials have announced the company's name has been changed to Mansfield Plumbing Products LLC.
Furthermore, the company has announced that SWC Industries, Inc., formerly a subsidiary of...