Updates from HWI

Vendor Lead Times – Vendor lead times have been getting longer but seem to have stabilized, thankfully. Most items we use can be received 6-8 weeks from the day of order. These lead times have almost doubled in length since 2019, so we find ourselves working farther and farther ahead so that we can stay on schedule. HWI Production Schedule …

Product Spotlight: Common Wood Type Differences

Oak – Oak wood is found in both the red and white variants and are the most popular hardwoods available.  Both the red and white varieties are dense and tough and have straight-grained, rough textures.  As you may guess the red variety has a redder color running through the wood and the white has a lighter coloring ranging from white …

Picture shoing Arauco Prism brand melamine particleboard

Product Feature: Arauco Prism Melamine

Did you know?  We use the Arauco Prism brand melamine produced in Grayling, Michigan!  The Grayling particleboard is hailed as North America’s most productive and modern particleboard facility, and opened in the spring of 2019. As one of the first users of this product in the area we can vouch for how effective the product has been since we started …