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Genesis Products Optimistic about Wood Industry for 2019

It’s the time of year when we reflect on the state of our industries and look ahead to the New Year to discover what lies in store for our supply chain, customers and ultimately, consumers. Following a year of steady growth despite a turbulent international wood market, the woodworking industry is predicted to continue its … Read the full article

The Christmas Cookie: A Brief History by Genesis Products

George Strait said it best in his song, “I sure do like those Christmas cookies, sugar!” And as sleigh bells begin to ring and the snow starts to glisten, cooks are gathering ‘round their hearths to whip up batches of yummy, chewy-gooey or delightfully crispy scrumptiousness to feed both the naughty and the nice. But … Read the full article

The Kitchen: The Heart and Hub of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday that’s all about food, fun, and family. As a result, much of the festivities and fellowship happen in the kitchen. As you welcome your guests and start simmering and baking, having a kitchen that is both functional and festive matters. How can your kitchen serve double-duty? Here are some inspiring ideas. … Read the full article

Genesis and Welformed: Enhancing the Classroom Environment at EDspaces

A well-crafted curriculum supported by up-to-date educational resources is essential to each student’s success. However, it is just as important to improve the setting in which students learn. In a study that identified the impact of classroom aesthetics on the academic progress of students, it was found that furniture and features had a direct impact on … Read the full article

Why Manufacturing Jobs Are So Good for the Economy—and Good for the Employee!

Since 2008 and the Great Recession, the United States has been a global leader in job growth—thanks, in large part, to manufacturing.[1] And the U.S. is still the second largest exporter of manufactured goods in the world, ahead of South Korea, France, and even Germany.[2] Manufacturing continues to fuel the success of the United States … Read the full article

People Powered Production: The Human Advantage

Advanced manufacturing technologies are increasing efficiency and improving quality. However, even if they’ve freed assembly line workers from repetitive tasks, machines can’t do everything that people can. Creativity and strategic thinking remain distinctly human qualities. In ideal situations, automation empowers humans to take advantage of unique skills to improve the manufacturing process.   Eliminating Humans … Read the full article

A Positive Workplace Culture Attracts and Retains Employees

Manufacturing now offers the highly-technical jobs that will attract today’s tech-oriented employees, with over 70% of Americans viewing manufacturing as the most important industry for a strong economy and national defense. Often viewed as labor intense, dirty, dangerous, and lower paying than white collar jobs, job seekers mostly shy away from employment within manufacturing. However, … Read the full article

Make Your Ride on the Road Feel Like Home Sweet Road

Whether you’re simply looking to spice up your RV’s interior with some creative accessories or splashes of color, or you’re ready to take on a serious overhaul involving tearing out cabinets or replacing appliances, the best place to start is by exploring the latest interior design trends. The timing couldn’t be better, either, with the … Read the full article

Technology Adoption in Manufacturing is Key to Attracting a Millennial Workforce

Millennials have been raised in a society in which technology almost completely permeates all aspects of their lives. They communicate on smartphones, they do their school work and homework on computers, and the fast food restaurants, where they likely had their first jobs, probably had digital menus above and behind them and digital screens on … Read the full article

Genesis Products Reflects on a Successful Event: IWF 2018

The 2018 International Woodworking Fair (IWF) is one of the top trade shows in the world for the furniture manufacturing and woodworking industries. The biennial event was held last month in Atlanta, Georgia. This year featured over 1 million sq. ft. of exhibit space, with more than 1,000 exhibitors. The 30,000 attendees came from all … Read the full article