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APR 2014

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April 2014 | 11 U-Line Course Approved by AIA Milwaukee, WI — U - Line's "Modular Refrigeration: Flex- ibility, Convenience and Modern Kitchen Design Trends" course has been approved by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The course expands the company's educational oferings to assist de- signers and architects in exploring their creative options. The course discusses the evolution of the traditional role of refrigeration in kitchen design. This CEU course covers the lat- est trends in kitchen design and the role of modular refrigeration, which are impacted by economic, social and demographic trends. It provides an introduction to refrigeration and kitchen design issues for professionals of various experience levels. Upon completion of the CEU, professionals may earn 0.1 LU/ HSW credit. This course is also IDCEC approved. " F I N E A R C H I T E C T U R A L H A R D W A R E F O R Y O U R F I N E F U R N I T U R E " ® TM Series Designed especially to line trash waste holes in restaurants, now widely used in large family kitchens, bathrooms, laboratories and computer rooms. Available in Stainless Steel in 4", 6", 8", 10" and 12" diameter in several depths from 1" to 6". Finishes: Polished or Satin Stainless. 6" diameter also available in Black, Walnut Brown, Light Grey, Putty, Hazmat Red, Green, Blue or White plastic. SL Series The Under Sink Liner provides a tough sturdy foor cover for the cabinet area under a sink. Perfect for any kitchen, lab, medical or dental offce, restroom. Each is custom made to ft snugly into your sink cabinet, so we will need exact dimensions. Material: bright fnish aluminum fooring, light grey trim. Improve Your Kitchen or Bath Easily Done with Our Trash Liners and Under Sink Liners w w w . m o c k e t t . c o m • 8 0 0 - 5 2 3 - 12 6 9 Circle No. 4 on Product Card SCHOCK Starts U.S. Operations Levittown, PA — German gran- ite composite sink manufacturer SCHOCK GmbH has announced the creation of a new subsidiary corpo- ration, S CHOCK North America, Ltd. Kenneth F. Fey will be heading up the new subsidiary as president and chief executive ofcer, according to the company . "SCHOCK North America, Ltd. has been created to address and service the increased demand in the North American markets for SCHOCK- branded exclusive products such as CRISTADUR and CRISTALITE PLUS granite composite sinks," stated Ralf Boberg, CEO of SCHOCK GmbH. T h e n e w subsidiary will a d v a n c e t h e company's strat- egy to broaden SCHOCK's mar- ket presence in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Op- erating from a new distribution facility and ofces based in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia, initial operations with a starting inventory of 7,000 sinks began last month. Fey comments, "SCHOCK is the original inventor of granite compos- ite sinks in Germany, holding over 90 patents. With the recent factory ex- pansion in Germany, we now have an additional 20% increased production capacity to drive the brand, support- ed by new designs, colors and sizes tailored specifcally for U.S. designer and consumer trends. For 2014, the company is launching two materials in 12 sink models and 14 colors. In addi- tion to this, we have 10 faucet models, with several ofering matching color sleeves to the sink, a spring-arm pre- rinse model and a combination faucet/ flter tap." Fey KBD_10-15_News.indd 11 3/17/14 11:20 AM

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