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EPA delays lead-paint rule enforcement

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 August 2010 00:00

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency delayed enforcement of its Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP Rule) to Oct. 1. The rule had become effective on April 22. This delay is a response to concerns raised by the Window and Door Manufacturers Association, its building industry coalition allies and several members of Congress, according to the trade group.

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‘An abundance of outstanding pieces’

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 August 2010 00:00

16_abundance_01The Furniture Society held its annual conference in June at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. About 400 attendees gathered to discuss the theme, "Fusions: Minds & Hands Shaping Our Future," with three days of seminars, demonstrations and networking opportunities. Attendees included studio furniture makers, designers, collectors, educators and curators.

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WMIA honors Safety Speed Cut

Monday, 19 July 2010 00:00

Safety Speed Cut has won the 2010 Partner of the Year award, presented by the distributor division of the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association.

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Bigger crowds come out for Kitchen & Bath Industry Show

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 July 2010 00:00

08_biggercrowds_01The National Kitchen and Bath Association's 47th annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) drew more than 37,000 attendees April 16-18 to Chicago's McCormick Place. It featured nearly 700 exhibitors showcasing their latest products.

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Baltimore show see sales on the upswing

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 July 2010 00:00

The Baltimore Fine Furnishings & Fine Crafts Show had its second appearance at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center/Hippodrome Theater on the weekend of May 1-2. Exhibitors say their success had nothing to do with luck and everything to do with strategic marketing.

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