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The Stow Company Purchases Gorgeous Garage

The Stow Company, Holland, MI, announced it had acquired Gorgeous Garage, a Rexburg, ID-based garage organization and flooring company. The Stow Company manufactures organization solutions for the residential market. See The Stow Company

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Ashley Furniture to Build New Ohio Facility

Ashley Furniture Industries, Arcadia, WI, announced it will invest $70 million dollars into constructing a new one million square-foot facility in Etna, OH. The new space will serve as a regional distribution hub and will employ 300 people. Completion is expected in late 2021. See Ashley Furniture Industries

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Remodelers Face Materials Shortages

Research from the Q3 NAHB Remodeling Market Index (RMI) found significant shortages of building materials and price changes over the last six months. Of the respondents, shortages were reported by 65% for doors and windows, 45% for millwork and 41% for cabinets. One-quarter of all respondents said material costs have increased by 20% or more.

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Canadian Border Services Announces Preliminary Determination Against China

The Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced its preliminary dumping and subsidy determination on decorative and non-structural plywood products imported into Canada from China. Most Chinese importers will face provisional duties on products imported into Canada as of October 23, 2020. A final determination will be made by CBSA before January 21, 2021, followed

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Kitchen Cabinet Industry Urges Investigation into Alleged Fraud from China

On behalf of the U.S. kitchen cabinet industry, thirty-five members of Congress sent a bi-partisan letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan urging investigation into alleged fraud regarding Chinese cabinet imports. The letter alleges that China is undercutting the U.S. cabinet industry by circumventing antidumping and

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Houzz Bathroom 2020 Trends Released

The recently released 2020 U.S. Houzz Bathroom Trends Study surveyed 1,594 U.S. homeowners about recent or planned master bathroom renovations. The study found that the national median amount spent on a remodel remained consistent with 2019 at $8,000, but those with shower upgrades were three times more expensive. Of those surveyed, 74% had upgraded or

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The Stow Company Purchases Gorgeous Garage

The Stow Company, Holland, MI, announced it had acquired Gorgeous Garage, a Rexburg, ID-based garage organization and flooring company. The Stow Company manufactures organization solutions for the residential market. See The Stow Company

Read More »

Ashley Furniture to Build New Ohio Facility

Ashley Furniture Industries, Arcadia, WI, announced it will invest $70 million dollars into constructing a new one million square-foot facility in Etna, OH. The new space will serve as a regional distribution hub and will employ 300 people. Completion is expected in late 2021. See Ashley Furniture Industries

Read More »

Remodelers Face Materials Shortages

Research from the Q3 NAHB Remodeling Market Index (RMI) found significant shortages of building materials and price changes over the last six months. Of the respondents, shortages were reported by 65% for doors and windows, 45% for millwork and 41% for cabinets. One-quarter of all respondents said material costs have increased by 20% or more.

Read More »

Canadian Border Services Announces Preliminary Determination Against China

The Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced its preliminary dumping and subsidy determination on decorative and non-structural plywood products imported into Canada from China. Most Chinese importers will face provisional duties on products imported into Canada as of October 23, 2020. A final determination will be made by CBSA before January 21, 2021, followed

Read More »

Kitchen Cabinet Industry Urges Investigation into Alleged Fraud from China

On behalf of the U.S. kitchen cabinet industry, thirty-five members of Congress sent a bi-partisan letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan urging investigation into alleged fraud regarding Chinese cabinet imports. The letter alleges that China is undercutting the U.S. cabinet industry by circumventing antidumping and

Read More »

Houzz Bathroom 2020 Trends Released

The recently released 2020 U.S. Houzz Bathroom Trends Study surveyed 1,594 U.S. homeowners about recent or planned master bathroom renovations. The study found that the national median amount spent on a remodel remained consistent with 2019 at $8,000, but those with shower upgrades were three times more expensive. Of those surveyed, 74% had upgraded or

Read More »
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