Kitchen & Bath Design News
In This Issue: July 2003
Kitchen & Bath Design News is the industry's leading business, design and product resource for the kitchen and bath trade.
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...
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.
Showroom Hosts Open House
Skokie, IL Dream Kitchens, based here, recently hosted an open
house for members of the Bath and Kitchen Buying Group, the company
According to Dream Kitchens' president, Rick Glickman, attendees
were treated to...
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...
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
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...
LG HI-MACS Sets 15-Year Warranty
Peoria, AZ LG Solid Source, LLC (LGSS), the North American
Master Distributor of LG HI-MACS premium acrylic solid surfaces,
has adopted the industry's only 15-year warranty, according to the
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...
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...
Basco Offers New Training Program
Mason, OH Basco, the high-end bath shower enclosure
manufacturer, based here, has initiated a new training program, the
company has announced.
The Celesta Installation Training (CIT) course, conducted at
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...
Marvel Honors Top Distributors
Richmond, IN Marvel Industries, the manufacturer of undercounter
refrigeration products based here, recently honored 16 distributors
with Arctic Circle Awards at its national sales meeting held in
Orlando at the...
Shape Your Business to Better Fit Your Style, Consultant
What if your business is a great success but you hate it? You're
rich, but perennially stressed out, and dreading going to work each
Consultant Linda Case of Remodelers...