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Republic, Groupe Cabico Merge Companies
Marshall, TX Republic National Cabinet Corp. has announced a
merger with Groupe Cabico, a Canadian-based manufacturer of
high-end, custom kitchen cabinetry.
With the addition of Cabico, Republic becomes the...
As a baby boomer, I've been designing for "boomers" and
"matures" over the past two decades. Much of my work in the field
of universal design has focused on these two groups.
More recently, however, I have begun to address the needs of a
The trade show scene in the kitchen and bath industry has gotten
a little more crowded and a whole lot more intriguing now that the
dust has fully settled from April's K/BIS in Orlando.
The reason? Recent announcements regarding the launch of two...
'Selling hard' revolves around the development of selling skills and employment of them in selling opportunities ' and not giving up.
Be Better Than Competitors, Kitchen and Bath Dealers
There are many ways that kitchen and bath dealers can be better
than their competitors regardless of who those competitors are.
That's the advice of Stephen Vlachos, CKD, CBD, and...
Kitchen Designer Sells 'Wow Power' With
By Denise Vermeulen
KANSAS CITY, MO Randall Sisk, owner of Kitchens by Kleweno since
1998, has two top considerations when designing a kitchen. Not
unexpectedly, he says function is first and...
Liberty Hardware Moves Facility
Winston-Salem, NC Liberty Hardware Mfg. Corp., a major supplier
of decorative and functional hardware for the cabinet manufacturing
trade, has moved to a new corporate headquarters and distribution
facility here, the...
NuHeat Honors Distributor
Surrey, B.C., Canada NuHeat Industries, the manufacturer of
electric radiant floor-warming systems based here, has awarded The
Cronin Co. with its "Authorized Distributor Programs" sales
The award is given for the...
Membership Reported Up By NKBA in '00
Hackettstown, NJ Member-ship in the National Kitchen & Bath
Assocation rose by "a very healthy" 7.7% in 2000, to just over
8,000 members, the association reported.
The membership growth, noted in the NKBA's...
Kohler Company Honored by The Storehouse
Orlando, FL Kohler Company has been honored by The Store-house
of World Vision Chicago, a major housing industry charity, as the
recipient of the organization's first "Crystal Vision" Award.
JACLO Aiding Awareness of Breast Cancer
Mountainside, NJ JACLO, the manufacturer of handheld shower
systems and accessories, will make a donation to the American
Cancer Society for every unit the company sells during October,
which has been...
K/BIS Turnout in Orlando Strong
Orlando, FL Attendance at the recent 2001 Kitchen/Bath Industry
Show (K/BIS), while not achieving the record breaking numbers of
last year, was still strong, show sponsors have
According to show co-sponsor...
Housing Market Exhibits Resiliency
Continued low mortgage rates and favorable demographics are being
pegged by analysts as the two primary reasons why the housing and
kitchen/bath markets are apparently remaining resilient in the face
of an economic...
SANIJET Severs Ties to Traditional
Coppell, TX In a move aimed "at ensuring consumer awareness" of
the features of its pipeless whirlpool baths, SANIJET Corp. will no
longer sell those products through dealers and distributors that
Talented designers decide to go into business
for themselves, but rarely think about what they want their
business to become.
FRANKLIN LAKES, NJMany times, a classic design can be determined by
the smallest detail a designer includes or overlooks, such as the
use of light, the type of hardware chosen or the accents placed on
cabinetry. These details help a designer create a...
Make Business Meetings Positive and Informative, Firms
Like death and taxes, business meetings are an inevitable part
of operating a kitchen and bath firm of any type unless you're a
one man band.
You simply must conduct meetings to keep your...
New Trade Show to be Aimed at 'Luxury'
Dallas A new trade show aimed at high-end kitchen and bath
professionals and manufacturers is being launched later this year
by the Davis Peterson Collaborative LLC, the Dallas-based company