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DPHA Sets New Awards Program
Bethesda, MD The Decorative Plumbing & Hardware
Association (DPHA), based here, has announced the first national
awards program designed specifically for the decorative plumbing
and hardware industry.
"For the first...
KCMA Elects Board of Directors
Phoenix, AZ The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA)
elected its new officers and directors at the KCMA 48th Annual
Convention, held here in late April, the association has
The new KCMA officers...
Art Betterley, Top Fabricator & Educator,
Blaine, MN Art Betterley, a pioneer and innovator in the
cabinet-making and laminate countertop fabrication industries, died
in May at his home in Minnesota.
Betterley, who invented a wide range of...
Sub-Zero, Wolf Announce Kitchen Design
Madison, WI Sub-Zero Freezer Co. and its affiliated
brand, Wolf Appliance Co., have announced an official call for
entries for the company's 2002/2003 Kitchen Design Contest.
The competition, conducted...
Technology Can Streamline Operations for Designers,
Kitchen and bath designers should not be afraid of new
technology and software that could not only help them run their
firms more efficiently, but also give them a competitive edge...
For more than 15 years you've heard me say "People are your most
important asset." If you hire right, train, communicate, motivate
and compensate well, all of your other assets will grow. Nothing
affects your bottom line more than your people.
Con-Tech Names 'Sirius' Winner
Northbrook, IL Con-Tech Lighting, the illumination products
supplier based here, has announced the winner of this year's
"Sirius Award" the company's annual means for honoring "unsurpassed
excellence in the work of...
Con-Tech Names 'Sirius' Winner
Northbrook, IL Con-Tech Lighting, the illumination
products supplier based here, has announced the winner of this
year's "Sirius Award" the company's annual means for honoring
"unsurpassed excellence in the work of...
VCG Restructures Cabinet Brands
New Holland, PA The Viking Cabinetry Group, based
here, has restructured its VCG companies, it has announced.
The companies, which operated as three independent
businesses Rutt Handcrafted Cabinetry, Heritage Custom...
International Design Contest Calls for
Croydon, U.K. Bathrooms+ Kitchens Magazine, based
here, is calling all for designers to represent their countries in
the International Designer Awards for Bathrooms and Kitchens
contests. North American...
Demographic-Specific Marketing Can Boost Business,
While at first glance Generation Xers and Baby Boomers may seem
miles apart in terms of characteristics, there is one thing that
unites them: they both are key marketing demographics in...
Second DPHA Conference Set
Bethesda, MD The Decorative Plumbing & Hardware Association
(DPHA), based here, will be holding a conference and trade show
later this year, the association has announced.
The DPHA Second Annual Conference, to be held at...
Northland Corp. Honors Distributor
Greenville, MI Northland Kitchen Appliance Division of Northland
Corp. presented the Outstanding Achievement Award to Bronx,
NY-based Felix Storch, Inc., the company has announced.
"Felix Storch, Inc. has proven...
Hiring a Rookie Could Offer a Fresh Perspective for
Just because someone is new to the kitchen and bath industry
doesn't mean design firms should count that person out as a
In fact, whether the "newness" comes by...
It was 7:43 a.m. and I was maneuvering my car into the left lane
of' I-95 south. The 495 split was coming up fast when my cell
phone rang. My office was calling to deliver a few messages that
had come in the previous evening. One customer had asked...
Decorá Cabinets Launches Design
Jasper, IN Decorá Cabinets, the semi-custom cabinet
manufacturer headquartered here, has announced the launch of the
company's first national contest aimed specifically at
Decorá designers and dealers...
Expand Design Creativity to Increase Profitability, Note
Kitchen designers can expand their creativity and increase their
company's profitability by identifying a half a dozen key areas in
their kitchen designs, and suggesting to clients...
Conference Series Continues; New Sponsors
Hackensack, NJ Several new corporate sponsors will
be lending their support to the 2003 "Designing for Profit" seminar
series the innovative, all-day educational program co-produced by
Kitchen & Bath...