Crystal Cabinets completes expansion, enters second phase of work
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Crystal Cabinet Works, Inc., of Princeton, a family owned manufacturer of premium and affordable custom cabinets, announces the completion of its building expansion that accommodates a large automation project.
The company held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for employees in June to commemorate finishing the 22,500-square-foot addition on the northeast corner of the plant, which sits on the south end of Rum River Drive. The project required more than 400 yards of cement.
It began in August of 2016 at the annual International Woodworking Fair (IWF) show, which that year was held in Atlanta. The show features the latest technology in wood working, and manufacturing machines are demonstrated and showcased. Crystal sought to increase its manufacturing capacity with an update to edge-banding processes, migration to a relatively new hot-air system, and automation of material handling.
The main goals for the automation and building expansion are to deliver market-demand capabilities and increase manufacturing efficiency and plant capacity. The hot-air edge-banding equipment allows Crystal to create a stronger, consistent edge with a nearly invisible joint on laminate and veneered door styles.