Canadian building permits rise again

According to Statistics Canada, contractors took out building permits in Canada worth $7.3 billion in May, up 4.5 percent from April. The total value...

WMIA names Besonen chairman, Doucet vice-chairman

The Woodworking Machinery Industry Association (WMIA) of Fairfax, Va., has elected a new slate of officers to lead the association for the next two...

WCA to train skills evaluators at IWF

Woodwork Career Alliance to train skills evaluators at IWF The Nellysford, Va.-based Woodwork Career Alliance of North America (WCA), a not-for-profit organization dedicated to...

Online training with NWFA University

The St. Louis, Mo.-based National Wood Flooring Association has announced NWFA University, an online platform that gives individuals an opportunity to participate in wood...

Ruling by ITC finds SawStop patents infringed

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has made an initial ruling against Robert Bosch GmbH of Germany and its subsidiary Robert Bosch Tool Corporation...

U.S. existing home sales highest in three years

Existing-home sales are at the highest pace since November 2009 when the market spiked to 5.44 million in response to the home buyer tax...

CMA launches annual survey

Benchmark survey to research sales results, brand preferences, employee wages, owner earnings and more Cabinet and custom woodworking shop owners and managers from across North...

Nuvo and Samet announce agreement at Wood Design Show

Nuvo Hardware of Montreal, Que., and Tekirdag, Turkey-based Samet have reached an exclusivity agreement for the sale of the D-Lite Lift, a mechanism for...

Clareville Distinctive Kitchens & Baths welcomes new staff

Brampton, Ont.-based Clareville Distinctive Kitchens & Baths has welcomed new staff members and made promotions from within, according to president and founder Luke Psarianos. Appointments...

Daniel Côté earns promotion at Doucet

Daniel Côté Daveluyville, Que.-based Doucet Machineries has announced that Daniel Côté has been promoted to territory sales manager...