A record-size expo awaits 2016 Cabinets & Closets attendees and FDMC
Editor Will Sampson will present the 2016 FDMC Pricing Survey.
Cabinets & Closets Continued...
The full-day wood Finishing Conference will
be presented by well-known ;nishing expert Phil
Stevenson, and includes ;ve sessions covering
;nishing room design, sanding, spray booth
layout, and ;nishing pro;tability.
Plant Tour at K&Z Cabinets
For the past two years, plant tours have highlighted the event. Sponsored this year by Stiles
Machinery, the March 22 plant tour will visit
K&Z Cabinets, one of southern California’s largest casework manufacturers. The tour is open to
registered Cabinets and Closet track conference
Just before the Expo, visitors will have a chance
to hear another side of Lisa Adams, closet designer for stars like Eddie Murphy and Billy Crystal,
in a March 23 keynote at 9:00 a.m. Attendance
is expected to be strong when the ;oor opens at
10:00 a.m., drawing from more than 1,000 closet
professionals across the state of California.
When the show opens March 23, visitors will
;nd the latest in panel and hardware, machinery
and software for both design and business. Cabinets & Closets Expo is the ;rst event devoted
to interior remodeling following KBIS 2016.
Attendees will see truly innovative colors and
textures in panel and wood components, as well
as hardware innovations that have just entered
With the recovery, closet-makers and cabinetmakers are reexamining their approach to
production. For this reason, among more than 80
exhibitors at the show are seven CNC manufacturers: Biesse America, Felder Group, Holz-Her,
Laguna Tools, SNX Technologies, Stiles Machinery, and Thermwood.
Along with those companies, there are also two
vertical panel saw manufacturers exhibiting:
Putsch Inc. and Colonial Saw. Other machinery
exhibitors include Castle (joining machinery),
Schmalz (material handling), and Timesavers
Software to control the machinery, and for designing closets and cabinets, will also be on view
at Delcam ArtCAM, Cabinet Vision, Microvel-lum, Mozaik, Real Closet, and RSA Associates.
In addition, business software for managing customer relations and growing leads is being shown