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2022 Kitchen Style Trends

The COVID-19 global pandemic exposed deeper thinking on how people view and use their homes. Many people now work from home and see their spaces differently than once before. There have also been shifts towards multigenerational living, so…

Reorganizing: An Innovative Solution

So if you don’t have the labour force and you don’t have the machinery to replace the people, how are you supposed to grow, expand, meet demands? The best answer I got to that question was from Jeff Hepinstall, a sales rep at Felder, who…

2022 Kitchen Colour Trends

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, trendspotting has been challenging as larger industry trade shows have been on hold or gone virtual. These shows are where vendors and manufacturers display their new wares, which can help drive trends. Having…

Planning Ahead

From their modest beginnings in 1999 as a small carpentry shop, Netley Millwork started in an 8000 square foot facility near Petersfield, Manitoba. Now, to keep up with the continued demand in the industry, they are planning a 30,000 square…

Next Generation Woodworking

Imatree Cabinets & Woodworking LTD started in 2018. The idea of founding the company came when Lucas Pudsey’s father renovated their family home in Burlington, ON. When it came time to renovate the kitchen, Pudsey’s father had a very…

The right tool for the job

Right now, the biggest trend in tooling systems is automation. “A few years ago, I anticipated a labour shortage coming,” said Lisa Goulet, President of Aiguisatek. “So, we started to make our whole process technological six or seven years…