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Another Year Ends at
Mary-Carel Verden
12/15/2014 9:11:22 AM

2014 has been another busy year here at NueMedia. As it comes to close we wanted to take a moment to talk about what we talked about and those who...

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Finish Cracks—Part II
David Jackson
12/15/2014 9:58:21 AM

Applying a hard finish over a softer finish can cause cracking. This is because the softer “foundation” coat can move more under the harder...

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OMG! Six Easy-To-Fix Website Fails
Russ Lee
10/3/2014 4:00:00 PM

According to a recent survey of more than 1 million small business websites (700,000 in the U.S.), six out of 10 websites don’t even include a phone ...

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Giving Back
Alan Severance
10/31/2014 4:00:00 PM

Last time, I suggested that you need to look outside yourself and your firm for ideas and trends that will affect your organization. Now I am...

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Stiles Executive Briefing Conference Presents What’s Now, What’s New and What’s Next

Stiles Machinery announced Jack Uldrich and Alan Beaulieu as key note speakers for their upcoming Executive Briefing Conference April 12-14, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference, which is in its 13th year, provides an intensive two and a half day experience for decision makers in the wood working industry looking to position their manufacturing businesses for continued success.


Creating Cake Toppers for Christmas With ArtCAM Insignia

On Friday, December 5th, 2014 Delcam is hosting a free online demonstration showing what can be produced using the 3D modelling tools within ArtCAM Insignia, their introductory 3D modelling and production machining package.


Integra Adhesives Launches SmartPhone App

Integra Adhesives is now launching a unique Smartphone App for iOS and Android. The App is a great reference tool to select appropriate adhesive colors from Integra. First, it allows fabricators to pull Integra’s entire collection of color reference charts, whether on or off-line, for quick reference anytime, anywhere. It also shows images of over 200 natural stone colors, matched with Integra Natural stone collection. Finally, it brings up a visual guide to Integra’s 300 Surface Bonder Xi colors, allowing fabricators to not only clearly see what each color looks like, but also what are its closest similar colors.


Stiles Feature on National Television Show "TANKED" Airs November 21st

Stiles Machinery and Mercy Health Lacks Cancer Center are gearing up to see some familiar faces on Animal Planet’s hit reality television show TANKED this week. Representatives from Stiles and Mercy Health star alongside show hosts Wayde King and Brett Raymer of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing in an episode set to air Friday at 10PM EST on the Animal Planet network.


Bryze Joins Rudd Company, Inc. New Midwest Regional Manager/Training Manager for Rudd Wood Finishes

Rudd Company, Inc., a leader in Wood Finishes, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ron Bryze as Midwest Regional Manager/Training Manager for the Wood Finishes business unit of Rudd Company, Inc. In his new position Ron will be responsible for further developing the Rudd Wood Finish training program and working with Rudd Distribution partners in the Midwest. Ron Bryze is an industrial engineer with a 38 year background in the woodworking industry. A third‐generation woodworker, he started a woodworking business in the early 70s catering to high‐profile clients and prestigious architectural and design firms. The styles of his ultra‐high‐end furniture and cabinetry ranged from modern to hand carved period reproductions. He gained national exposure with commissions that included the Library of Congress, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and several historic residences designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The key element in all of his work was the finish. Bryze often found himself developing finishing schedules replicating the 18th Century one day and the 21st Century the next. In his most recent position Bryze was the Wood Finishes Manager for a market‐leading wood finishes distributor in the Chicago, IL area.


Tom Parker Joins Rudd Company, Inc.

Rudd Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Parker as Vice President of Sales. Parker brings over 15 years of executive sales management experience in the coatings industry, with a strong focus in the wood finishes segment in both floor finishes and lacquer.


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Closed Pore Finishes: Don’t Forget About Grain Filler
Bob Bein
9/22/2014 12:36:00 PM

For small and medium sizes projects, consider using a sometimes forgotten solution— grain filler. Grain filler has been used in the wood finishing pro...

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The Basics of a Step Panel—Color Development (Wiping Stain)
Diane Shattuck
12/15/2014 12:15:26 PM

Last month we discussed how dyes play part in our color development and the importance of following a step panel as a guide to achieve consistency...

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When You're Brushing—There Can Be No Rushing
Mac Simmons
12/15/2014 12:22:00 PM

I write this article hoping that I may enlighten some readers about brushing out their clear finishes to produce fine finishes; and I hope that the r...

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Technology Breeds Creativity
John Howell
12/19/2014 4:00:00 PM

A lot of people feel that technology has pushed creativity into the background. They say that younger people spend too much time with techno...

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