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Matthew Bradford

Laurysen Kitchens Looking Beyond 50

It’s been fifty years and three generations, but Laurysen Kitchens is as sturdy as the day it was founded (albeit with more than a few modern updates). Founded in a 1200 sq. ft. garage in Ottawa, the family-run company has grown into a…

The Manufacturing Talent Crunch

It’s a seller’s market - assuming you have the resources to meet today’s demand. And if struggling to secure materials wasn’t enough of a challenge for the woodworking industry, manufacturers are also pining for skilled professionals who…

ChopValue: Sticking to innovation 

From dinner plates to showrooms, ChopValue is giving chopsticks a second life. Established in 2016, the woodworking trailblazer has built a Canada-wide business by repurposing used chopsticks into a range of sustainable home products. We…