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Retirement And Automation

Many have all been blaming the labour shortage on the pandemic, some saying that “no one wants to work anymore” and complaining that CERB and other government supports have made workers lazy. However, statistics show that labour force…

High-End Cabinetry And Movie Stars

Marvel is passionate about designing beautiful, functional spaces, offering cabinet styles ranging from contemporary to traditional. They are renowned for their team, which will help customize cabinetry to your taste, needs, and lifestyle.…

Prices And Profit

Many people would think that someone in business for over 35 years would know everything, right? But Gerald Van Woudenberg, President of Van Arbour Design, knows there’s always more to learn. “Start with being curious and open,” explained…

The State of the K&B Industry

Let’s start with a brief history of lumber to understand how we got there. When the pandemic began, hardwood and softwood mills either reduced production or closed outright in anticipation of slower business or stay-at-home orders. While…

Developing Stains Inspired by Nature

There is no dispute that the COVID-19 global pandemic has influenced interior design style trends. At the height of the pandemic lockdowns, a trend emerged where homeowners wanted to find creative ways to bring nature into their homes for a…

Quebec Excited For SIBO 2022

It’s been a long time a-coming, but Quebec will finally once again host the Salon Industriel du Bois Ouvré (SIBO). SIBO, historically the most important event for Quebec’s secondary wood products industry, provides an exclusive opportunity…

Backlogs Grow, Business Remains Solid

Despite growing challenges, members rate the future industry outlook highest in a year; 55% said the scope of their average project had increased in Q1 versus the same period in 2021, while only 7% reported a decrease. Nearly twice as many…

Recruiting International Talent

It might be time to look beyond our borders for the right candidates for some. But this process can be intimidating to companies who lack the human resources to go through the process. It’s essential to take all the proper steps to ensure…

Return On Design Investment: Money

RODI can be quantified in money saved, productive employees, and increased profitability. This article will show you how we have achieved these results for our clients based on the hundreds of commercial design projects. Small improvements…

The Total Package is Dynamic

Dynamic Kitchens produces, on average, eight to ten full custom kitchens per month and are heavily focused on retail, which accounts for about 70% of their business. The other 30% is made up of a few select builders, renovators, and…