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Doug's News November 2021
November 2021
What a month November is shaping up to be! Thanksgiving, of course, is Thursday the 25th, but a week or so before please come by our booth at BDNY in New York City.
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Doug's News October 2021
October 2021
Next Monday, October 4, is opening day at NEOCON, the giant office furniture industry trade show in Chicago, back after a 16 month COVID-19 break.
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Doug's News September 2021
September 2021
Labor Day weekend coming up! The traditional end of Summer, celebrated with cookouts, last days at the beach or mountains, and back to school.
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Doug's News August 2021
August 2021
We exhibited last month at AWFS in Las Vegas, our first trade show in nearly two years. And had no idea what to expect.
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Doug's News July 2021
July 2021
Wow! Hard to believe half of 2021 is over, and it is Fourth of July weekend already.
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Doug's News June 2021
June 2021
I hope everyone enjoyed a relaxing Memorial Day weekend and is looking forward to a wonderful Summer.
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Doug's News May 2021
May 2021
Spring is here! Our little flower bed out front is blooming and looking sassy, the sky is blue, a few (more) orders are coming in, and things seem to be looking up for us here, and indeed, for us all nationwide.
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Doug's News March 2021
March 2021
“One swallow does not a Summer make” as the old saying goes, but it appears the one swallow is a happy swallow and other happy swallows will be following behind soon.
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Doug's News February 2021
February 2021
Our country began 2021 with a Presidential inauguration, an incoming administration full of new ideas and new attitudes, and in this now second year of coronavirus pandemic, a positive outlook to bring hope and confidence to the nation.
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Doug's News January 2021
January 2021
A very, very, very Happy New Year! After 2020 it has got to be better.
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Doug's News December 2020
December 2020
It is hard for me (anyway) to believe that 40 years ago this month we sold our first wire access grommet.
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Doug's News November 2020
November 2020
A very Happy Halloween to you and yours, and especially to all the kids wearing costumes and out and about in the neighborhood, giddily trick or treating.
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Doug's News October 2020
October 2020
It is a pleasure to pass on that our racing hero, Colton Herta, won the IndyCar race on September 13th for his second win of 2020, and now lays 4th in the overall standings with two races left, both next weekend, October 3 and 4.
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Doug's News September 2020
September 2020
Even in these cloudy times there are a few silver linings
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Doug's News August 2020
August 2020
Summer 2020 reminds me of Summer 1975 when the movie “Jaws’, about a marauding shark terrorizing the beaches of New England, became a blockbuster.
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Doug's News March 2020
March 2020
We all know someone affected by breast cancer. Perhaps even one of our own family members.
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Doug's News February 2020
February 2020
We are a month into the new year and a new decade. Goodbye 2010’s, hello 2020’s.
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Doug's News January 2020
January 2020
Wow! Where did that decade go? Seems like just yesterday the ball in Times Square was dropping to usher in 2010.
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Doug's News December 2019
December 2019
2019 was an interesting year. We grew a bit, had great receptions to our new products, our trade show exhibits, and our brochures and expanding social media efforts.
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Doug's News November 2019
November 2019
If it is November, it must mean time for the venerable BDNY trade show. This year it is Sunday, November 10 and Monday the 11th at New York’s Jacob Javits Convention Center.
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Doug's News October 2019
October 2019
It was a pleasure to watch Colton Herta, the 19 year old IndyCar driver we have sponsored since he was 14
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Doug's News September 2019
September 2019
Seems to me we say it every Labor Day – “where did the summer go?” Gone in a flash … each and every summer, too!
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Doug's News August 2019
August 2019
We hope you’re enjoying a wonderful Summer. Weather has been great here in SoCal and we’ve been taking advantage of shows at the Hollywood Bowl, beach time and BBQ’s
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Doug's News July 2019
July 2019
We call it “Trade Show Season,” essentially late Spring, with more than a few trade shows to either attend and see what may be new or to exhibit and show off our latest.
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Doug's News June 2019
June 2019
June is a busy, busy month with two spectacular trade shows where we’ll be displaying our latest and greatest ideas in furniture hardware
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Doug's News May 2019
May 2019
A few years back, while driving in Carrera Panamericana with a scheduled hour rest stop at the tiny Mexican village of Chapa de Mota some 200 Miles north of Mexico City, we got the most unique request. “Would you buy our village an ambulance?”
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Doug's News April 2019
April 2019
Wow! What a stunning month of racing March has been for the auto race teams we sponsor. In fact, incredible is even better!
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Doug's News March 2019
March 2019
Be on the lookout for our brand new catalog hitting your mailboxes right about now … “Lifestyle Collection”
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Doug's News February 2019
February 2019
Please be on the lookout soon for our latest brochure entitled “Lifestyle Collection” featuring a variety of the large collection of other hardware we make – drawer pulls, table legs, coat and purse hooks, kitchen and bath accessories, supports, in addition to our industry-leading power and communication grommets.
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Doug's News January 2019
January 2019
Maybe I say it every New Year, but – where did the year go? Where did 2018 go? Seems like just yesterday was the start of 2018 …
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Doug's News December 2018
December 2018
As 2018 comes to a close we look back and think “2018 was a pretty good year” for us. And hope it was for you as well
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Doug's News November 2018
November 2018
Just returned from my 27th or 28th Carrera Panamericana, the 7 day 2500 mile rally from southern to northern Mexico, starting in lovely Oaxaca and ending in colonial Durango.
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Doug's News October 2018
October 2018
Hard to believe it has just turned Fall … where does time go? Trust me it goes quickly here, we are so busy with projects and ideas.
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Doug's News September 2018
September 2018
Happy Labor Day weekend to one and all! Hope it was an excellent one for you and yours.
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Doug's News August 2018
August 2018
Yes, it is a hot and sweltering Summer almost everywhere across the USA; our 17 raging wildfires here in California are among the worst ever.
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Doug's News June 2018
June 2018
Wow! A week ago today Rita and I were at the Indy 500 weekend.
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Doug's News May 2018
May 2018
Wow! What a great week we had last weekend. It was the 13th running of the Chihuahua Express, a 3 day, 1200 mile rally that takes place in and near the city of Chihuahua in northern Mexico.
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Doug's News April 2018
April 2018
We welcome to our neighborhood this friendly street fruit vendor. He’s right on the corner where our building is located, at 220th Street and Abalone Avenue
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Doug's News March 2018
March 2018
Trade show season is in full swing and we’re ready to show off our new designs and new concepts. They are so, so good – let me brag a little – you’re gonna love ‘em!
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Doug's News February 2018
February 2018
We are quite proud of our newest 50+ page brochure filled with new and innovative hardware, and truly hope it gives you a lot of creative direction as you design your upcoming projects.
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Dougs News January 2018
January 2018
Happy 2018! We hope it will be a banner year for you. We’re here to help you succeed with our ever-expanding line of “Fine Architectural Hardware for Your Fine Furniture”™
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