Developing strategy by looking backwards is like planning to be obsolete. Just because a product or process was successful in the past is no guarantee that it will be in the future. Even the quasi-forward thinking concept of ROI is not to be implicitly trusted...
Steve Johnson, President of Denver-based General Casework/kabi, knows how to make a lot from a little. In fact, when the economy contracted in 2010 he downsized his space and increased his business. He has few employees...
Just outside of Victoria, British Columbia, on Vancouver Island, Harbour City Kitchens makes some of the highest quality custom cabinets found anywhere. Also, the company's value line of DIY cash-and-carry cabinets rivals the big box stores.
As a leading Swiss kitchen furniture manufacturer, Veriset Küchen AG is committed to continuous innovation and new ways of thinking about both design and manufacturing. The company is known throughout Europe for its ability to tailor materials, shapes and aesthetics to individual customer requirements, while additionally delivering on a high level of overall product quality.
Matthew Hufft is the president and creative director of Hufft Projects and Make Studios, a custom design/build company located in Kansas City, MO. The firm expanded beyond design into fabricating to have tighter control over the entire process, resulting in faster turn around times and better quality end-products that are closer to the design intention.
Henrybuilt, located in New York and Seattle, designs and manufactures finely crafted furniture and kitchen cabinetry. The company was founded by Scott Hudson in 2001, with the intention to bridge the gap between two extremes.
All right kitchen manufacturers, the new economy has arrived. According to Alan Beaulieu, president of the Institute for Trend Research and one of the country’s most accurate forecasting economists, the recession is over and the North American market is officially in recovery.
By their very nature, composite wood panels are among the greenest building materials in the marketplace. They are produced from recycled wood and wood residuals that would otherwise be wasted or dumped in landfills, making exceptional use of our valuable wood resource. They require less energy to make than other materials and produce fewer harmful by-products.
Plain and Fancy Custom Cabinetry blends artisan skills with automated technology to produce some of the finest high-end custom cabinets available today. What started over 40 years ago as a small family-owned business in a garage has grown into, well, a small family -owned business in a state-of-the-art 225,000 square foot manufacturing and finishing facility.
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