Woodworking Industry News

Home improvements expected to peak in 2022

Spending for home improvements and repairs is expected to expand at a stronger pace in 2022, but signs point to some easing of growth by year-end, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

Webinar: Lean in the pandemic era

FDMC columnist and lean guru, Brad Cairns will present a live webinar on Wednesday, February 2 at 2 p.m. Eastern, titled, "Lean in the pandemic era." In the 45-minute webinar, Cairns will offer lean strategies for operating in the pandemic era, which is fraught with supply chain disruptions and labor shortages.