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Hollyer, Tony
May 1998
Cabinet Maker;05/15/98, Issue 5088, p23
Trade Publication
Focuses on the surface finish of furniture manufactured in Great Britain which will conform with environmental regulations. Investment of WJ White on machinery for quality finish; Upgrading of sanding operation with the installation of DMC Unisand; Increase in the use of robot spraying systems; Increase in the demand for water based finishes.


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