Kitchen & Bath Design News
In This Issue: July 2005
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Maytag Corporation has entered into a merger agreement with an investor group led by Ripplewood Holdings LLC.
James Lobley of Hagerstown Kitchens has been elected president of the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association.
TouchupTrainer.com has begun operations in Boise, ID, the company announced.
Rutt HandCrafted Cabinetry honored its top dealers at an awards breakfast with the K/BIS in Las Vegas in May.
Cosentino USA is sending five people and their guests to Spain as part of a recent kitchen design competition.
Dealers may have staved off this threat, but just as David has grown smarter, so, too, will Goliath.
American Woodmark Corp. has reported a fourth quarter increase in net sales, but a drop in net income.
TOTO has launched the NEOREST Store, a luxury showroom featuring personal cleansing systems and high-tech toilets.
Steven Bell, owner and CEO of Pacific Crest Cabinets, has been honored as Washington State's "Small Business Person of the Year."
Laminated Plastics has moved its headquarters to a larger facility in Parsippany, NJ, the company announced.
Poggenpohl U.S. has moved its corporate headquarters to a larger space in Fairfield, NJ.
Kohler Co. will open a 7,000-sq.-ft. flagship store this fall in the Chicago Merchandise Mart's "LuxeHome."
Households headed by "Generation X--ers" and members of the "echo--boom" are fast becoming the trendsetters in U.S. housing markets.
Jacuzzi Brands, Inc. has agreed to sell its Eljer Plumbingware business to an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.
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Vent-A-Hood has completed construction on a 50,000-sq.-ft. plant expansion at the company’s headquarters in Richardson, TX.
CorStone Industries, LLC has undertaken a major expansion program
NuTone and the National Kitchen and Bath Association have named the winners of the 2005 "Best Kitchen Design Competition."
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