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Sub-Zero, Wolf Tab Contest
Madison, WI Sub-Zero Freezer Company and its sister appliance
manufacturing firm, Wolf Appliance Company, have announced that
David Russell, a residential remodeler from Holt, MI, is the winner
of the "Wolf Cold...
Ethical Practices Need to be Reinforced by Leaders,
With Enron's shenanigans and other forms of business malpractice
dominating the headlines, it's probably as good a time as any for
the owners of kitchen and bath firms to keep...
Remember when kitchens didn't have to do that much? If they had
the standard appliances, a basic work triangle, and colors that
didn't start with the words "Harvest" or "Avocado," you were pretty
much good to go.
Of course, a look at any kitchen...
New Company To Produce Tile
Catskill, NY A new line of handmade mosaic tiles that "departs
dramatically" from existing ceramic, stone and glass mosaics, has
been launched by a newly formed division of Functional Sculpture
Ltd., a major supplier of...
Am. Woodmark Posts Gains, Halts
Winchester, VA American Woodmark Corp., the publicly traded
cabinet manufacturer headquartered here, posted record sales and
income during the company's fiscal third quarter ended Jan. 31,
Public Relations Viewed as a Key Tool to Driving Sales
Hinsdale, IL Public relations can be a key marketing tool when
it comes to creating a favorable image of your company, your
product and your services.
In fact, by sending clear...
We're in trouble. Our industry as a whole is behind the general
population when it comes to embracing technology. The really bad
news here is that the "general population" is our customer
Should this scare you?
Corporate Sponsors Backing Conference
Hackensack, NJ A pair of leading industry cabinet manufacturers
have become the first two corporate co-sponsors for the 2002
"Managing for Profit" seminar series, the all-day educational
Officers, Directors Installed by
McLean, VA Todd Werstler of Massillon, OH-based Tower Industries
has been named president of the International Cast Polymer
Association (ICPA), the McLean, VA-based trade association
'Coverings' Set for May 6-9 in
Orlando, FL Coverings, the trade show and educational conference
aimed at the tile, stone and flooring industries, is set for a
four-day run here next month.
The show, which is expected to feature the...
Viking Range CEO Wins Honor
Greenwood, MS Fred Carl Jr., president and CEO of Viking Range
Corp., has been inducted into the Greenwood/ Leflore County Hall of
Fame for his business and personal achievements.
Carl was honored by the...
'Leadership' Award Nominations Being
Received for 2002
Hackensack, NJ Nominations are being accepted for the 4th annual
"Industry Leadership Awards Competition." The Kitchen & Bath
Design News-sponsored 2002 awards cites leadership excellence...
DuPont to Receive Major Award for
Washington, DC DuPont, the Wilmington, DE-based corporation best
known in the kitchen and bath market for "Corian" solid surface
material, will receive the prestigious Honor Award in 2002 from...
Important Tips Offered for Showroom and Job Site
Accidents and unforeseen problems happen in business every
Are you ready?
If you lost your head installer through accident or illness, how
would the crew function? If your office...
Proper Care of Company Vehicles Seen Saving Money Down
Whether you have a fleet of trucks or only a couple of company
cars, vehicles that don't receive proper, regular attention can put
an unnecessary strain on the finances of a...
Changing Demographics, Aging Boomers
ATLANTA The changing face of the American home buyer and
remodeling consumer including an aging and more affluent population
seeking second homes promises to change the face of the U.S.
Savings Determined to be Primary Source of Remodeling
Atlanta More and more homeowners may be refinancing their mortgages
these days to take advantage of low interest rates, but they're not
necessarily using that money to finance home...
Formica Corp. Files Chapter 11
Cincinnati Formica Corp., the company whose name was once
synonymous with the decorative plastic laminate that covered most
of America's kitchen countertops, has filed for Chapter 11
Design Associations Exploring
Washington, DC The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)
and the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) have
entered into discussions about joining forces to become "the single
voice of the...
I'm happy to declare that April is here again. It's a month with
different meanings for different people. To me, it spells a new
beginning. No, not just to spring, but rather to a new baseball
Baseball, you see, is a favorite of mine and...
NKBA 2002 Design competition: Category 2: Medium
Kitchens (more than 35 square feet and less than 50
square feet of countertops)
1. Large, Inefficient Kitchen Gets Contemporary
While a large kitchen is generally viewed as desirable...