When more is not better: adhesive crosslinking

FOCUS ON TECHNOLOGY WHAT HIGH SCHOOL ESSAY would be complete without first citing a definition of the topic at hand? “Fishing: to understand the art...

Design outside the box

Selling design in 2021 goes beyond style. Consider... security. Whose design is it, anyway? For residential wood-products retailers and installers, there may be some interest in...

Does herd-driven marketing deliver?

It’s your marketing money. The experts might not share your independent nerve to assess, target and refine. I imagine most of us get a Staples...

Beyond the Clock

Focus on LABOUR 2020 I was present when an assistant editor in our department got promoted to associate, and received oversight of one (1) subordinate....

Vetting naïve applicants

Do they have the space when you have the time? By Chris McKaskell, guest feature writer, London, Ont. Having spent time with all manner of cabinet...

China’s trade power: The next chapter

Focus on Import/Export The rumours are swirling among the worker base at the Ford plant in Oakville, Ont. They say the plant is closing over...

How did safety get unsafe?

HAVE THE BEST INTERESTS OF REAL PEOPLE BEEN HIJACKED? WELL, IT FINALLY HAPPENED. Not to me, but my son-in-law’s brother, who has been an expert stone- and...

Green coating and adhesive technology: Problems solved; Problems created

Homeowners are lining up at the big-box stores to take advantage of the latest cabinetry, fixture and...

Unlock the mystery of Functional Hardware

YEARS AGO, A MAJOR North American kitchen-cabinet maker was overheard at an international trade event to say,...

Get real about succession

Family businesses can prosper beyond the founding generation — it just takes planning and perspective
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