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Spring Meeting Speakers Announced; Attendee List Available

Registration continues for CPA’s 2024 Spring Meeting, April 7 to 9 (departure on the 10th), at the Omni Amelia Island in Amelia Island, Florida. The Monday General Session, “2024 Outlook for Housing and Building Products,” will be presented by Matt Saunders, Senior VP, Building Products Research of John Burns Real Estate and Consulting. The Tuesday

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CPA Welcomes Two New Members

The CPA Board of Directors recently voted to approve the following Associate Members. Dackor, Inc., Winter Garden, FL, is a manufacturer and distributor of 2D and 3D laminate surface solutions for various market applications. Mark Viers, President, is the primary member representative. See Dackor SparTek Industries, Portland, OR, designs, manufactures, and supports production machinery for

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U.S. Kitchen and Bath Cabinet Sales Up Month-over-Month

U.S. kitchen and bath cabinet sales in January were $214.2 million, 7.0% lower than the comparable month last year but up 6.3% from December 2023, according to the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association’s (KCMA) monthly “Trend of Business” member survey. Semi-custom sales fell 3.7% from January 2023 to $120.7 million. Custom cabinet sales dropped 18.2% to

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January Canadian Wood Product Sales Down

Seasonally adjusted Canadian wood product sales in January were $3.0 billion (CAD), 3.3% lower than December 2023 and dipping 0.5% from the comparable month last year. Sales of furniture and related products totaled $1.2 billion, decreasing 8.2% from December and falling 6.7% over January 2023. Canadian manufacturing sales for all industries were $71.1 billion, increasing

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Canadian Housing Starts Improve in February

The monthly standalone seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of Canadian housing starts in February was 253,468 units, 13.6% higher than January. The SAAR of urban starts in February rose 15.0% from the previous month to 238,633. Multiple urban starts increased 19.6% to 196,392, while single-family levels fell 2.3% from January to 42,241. The six-month trend

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Spring Meeting Hotel Deadline Extended

Due to popular demand, the Spring Meeting hotel reservation deadline has been extended to Monday, March 11. Note that the hotel is nearly sold out on Saturday night. The Spring Meeting is April 7-9 (departure on the 10th) at the Omni Amelia Island in Amelia Island, Florida. Meeting details, including hotel reservation information, are available

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Spring Meeting Speakers Announced; Attendee List Available

Registration continues for CPA’s 2024 Spring Meeting, April 7 to 9 (departure on the 10th), at the Omni Amelia Island in Amelia Island, Florida. The Monday General Session, “2024 Outlook for Housing and Building Products,” will be presented by Matt Saunders, Senior VP, Building Products Research of John Burns Real Estate and Consulting. The Tuesday

Read More »

CPA Welcomes Two New Members

The CPA Board of Directors recently voted to approve the following Associate Members. Dackor, Inc., Winter Garden, FL, is a manufacturer and distributor of 2D and 3D laminate surface solutions for various market applications. Mark Viers, President, is the primary member representative. See Dackor SparTek Industries, Portland, OR, designs, manufactures, and supports production machinery for

Read More »

U.S. Kitchen and Bath Cabinet Sales Up Month-over-Month

U.S. kitchen and bath cabinet sales in January were $214.2 million, 7.0% lower than the comparable month last year but up 6.3% from December 2023, according to the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association’s (KCMA) monthly “Trend of Business” member survey. Semi-custom sales fell 3.7% from January 2023 to $120.7 million. Custom cabinet sales dropped 18.2% to

Read More »

January Canadian Wood Product Sales Down

Seasonally adjusted Canadian wood product sales in January were $3.0 billion (CAD), 3.3% lower than December 2023 and dipping 0.5% from the comparable month last year. Sales of furniture and related products totaled $1.2 billion, decreasing 8.2% from December and falling 6.7% over January 2023. Canadian manufacturing sales for all industries were $71.1 billion, increasing

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Canadian Housing Starts Improve in February

The monthly standalone seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of Canadian housing starts in February was 253,468 units, 13.6% higher than January. The SAAR of urban starts in February rose 15.0% from the previous month to 238,633. Multiple urban starts increased 19.6% to 196,392, while single-family levels fell 2.3% from January to 42,241. The six-month trend

Read More »

Spring Meeting Hotel Deadline Extended

Due to popular demand, the Spring Meeting hotel reservation deadline has been extended to Monday, March 11. Note that the hotel is nearly sold out on Saturday night. The Spring Meeting is April 7-9 (departure on the 10th) at the Omni Amelia Island in Amelia Island, Florida. Meeting details, including hotel reservation information, are available

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