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Kitchen Kompact Cabinets Reviews

John Gahm vice president of manufacturing, with some of the cabinet components in process at Kitchen Kompact. Kitchen Kompact assembles thousands of cabinets daily for inventory. Kitchen Kompact finishes the cabinet components in-house prior to assembly. Glenwood line of cabinetry Mellowood line of cabinetry Purchased components are finished in-house and assembled into cabinetry. Kitchen Kompact assembles thousands of cabinets daily for inventory. Specials area at the plant Kitchen Kompact utilizes sanders from Timesavers and Northtech Machinery. Dwight Gahm purchased Kitchen Kompact in 1955 and changed its course. It remains a family-owned company. Here, Dwight is pictured with his sons. An overhead view of Ktichen Kompact’s 750,000-square-foot plant. Chadwood is its best-selling line. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
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Kitchen Kompact Cabinets Reviews

John Gahm vice president of manufacturing, with some of the cabinet components in process at Kitchen Kompact. Kitchen Kompact assembles thousands of cabinets daily for inventory. Kitchen Kompact finishes the cabinet components in-house prior to assembly. Glenwood line of cabinetry Mellowood line of cabinetry Purchased components are finished in-house and assembled into cabinetry. Kitchen Kompact assembles thousands of cabinets daily for inventory. Specials area at the plant Kitchen Kompact utilizes sanders from Timesavers and Northtech Machinery. Dwight Gahm purchased Kitchen Kompact in 1955 and changed its course. It remains a family-owned company. Here, Dwight is pictured with his sons. An overhead view of Ktichen Kompact’s 750,000-square-foot plant. Chadwood is its best-selling line.
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Kitchen Kompact Cabinets Reviews

Based in Jeffersonville, IN, Kitchen Kompact provides low-cost, value cabinetry for distribution throughout North America. But what sets the family-owned Kitchen Kompact apart from other cabinet companies is its business model: Not only is the company a pure assembler, but it also buys material and builds to inventory versus the more common practice of just-in-time production.
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Kitchen Kompact Cabinets Reviews

It’s no small inventory. Kitchen Kompact currently stocks approximately 40,000 finished cabinets, with a capacity for 100,000. “This has allowed us to adjust quickly to market fluctuations,” he adds.
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Kitchen Kompact Cabinets Reviews

As demand for the low-cost value cabinetry grew quickly, so too did the company. Today, the family-owned Kitchen Kompact produces approximately 4,000 “green” cabinets a day, shipped to distributors throughout the United States.
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Kitchen Kompact Cabinets Reviews

According to John Gahm, vice president of manufacturing, this enables Kitchen Kompact to meet the needs of the marketplace while providing fast lead times to stock distributors nationwide. “We buy to inventory, work-in-process to inventory and produce finished goods for inventory,” Gahm says.
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Kitchen Kompact Cabinets Reviews

Simplistic refers to Kitchen Kompact’s niche as a pure assembler. Components are purchased already cut to size, leaving the company to focus its strengths on finishing and assembly. And as a side benefit, the company has essentially eliminated the cost and production justifications needed for large amounts of manufacturing equipment, particularly during slowdown periods.
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Kitchen Kompact Cabinets Reviews

Recognizing that it “cannot be all things to all people,” Kitchen Kompact keeps things simple by offering a compact line of cabinetry. The five standard styles of face-frame cabinetry are: Glenwood Beech, featuring recessed panel doors; Bretwood, with maple flat panel doors in a warm tone; Mellowood, featuring natural maple flat panel doors; Richwood Lite, with oak raised-panel doors and a subtle woodgrain pattern; and Chadwood, the company’s oldest and best-selling line featuring oak flat panel doors. The select styles and colors, the company says, “represent the volume segment, or approximately 75 percent of the market.”

Its sustainability also provides the cabinet company with a marketing edge. Kitchen Kompact promotes its certification and other initiatives on its website, KitchenKompact.com, in literature and in conversations with customers.
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Although Kitchen Kompact dates back to 1937, its “founding” began in 1955, when Dwight Gahm (pictured with his three sons) purchased the firm and changed its course from a small custom shop to one of the largest U.S. cabinet assembly shops.
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With the high production volume, efficiency is critical. A plant-wide, incentive-based plan developed by Dwight Gahm is in place that rewards employees for their productivity, says John Gahm, vice president of manufacturing. Approximately 200 people, including three generations of the Gahm family, are involved in making Kitchen Kompact a success.
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The focal point of any kitchen design is the cabinetry. In fact, your kitchen cabinetry will set the tone of your entire design. Not only are the cabinets the most visible aspect of your kitchen, but they are the most used. That means your cabinetry must serve a vital dual purpose: to be a beautiful centerpiece of your kitchen while also being highly functional.
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The choices for kitchen cabinets are truly endless. For example, you may choose a deep, stained wood to highlight the wood’s unique graining. Or perhaps you will choose a white laminate or vinyl surface for a modern look and easy cleaning. Whatever you choose, you will want to pick a material that complements your existing décor and will inspire the other elements of your kitchen design. As you select your cabinetry, also think of your storage needs and how you can customize your cabinetry to meet those needs. In some cases, you may prefer to build additional cabinetry into a kitchen island to store large pieces of equipment such as a mixer, or create a special cabinet area designed to store bottles of wine.
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Research detailed kitchen cabinet reviews, itemized ratings and recommendations – written by genuine customers like you.With money saving advice, buying guides and much more, KitchenCabinetsRated.com is the resource for kitchen cabinet know-how.
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Wow, there is so much to decide upon when choosing kitchen cabinets. Not just the obvious things, but details you never considered too; read more in our “Practical Considerations” article. Another challenge is knowing whether some of the features offered are really worthwhile. In “Recommended Cabinet Features” we’ll tell you about all the features cabinets offer these days and which ones we think you’ll really love.
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Desertsun, You obviously know what you are doing when it comes to cabinets. I have been a Merrilat fan for years, and put them in many homes. But for an upcoming project, I need Laminate faced Cabinets, and cannot find them anywhere. Any ideas?
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Quote: Originally Posted by whirnot Desertsun, You obviously know what you are doing when it comes to cabinets. I have been a Merrilat fan for years, and put them in many homes. But for an upcoming project, I need Laminate faced Cabinets, and cannot find them anywhere. Any ideas? Everyone, well most every major manufacturer carries lam doors. But since you like Merillat lets go there. Here is the Arbor Falls door from the Merillat Classic line. Very high quality boxes. Low cost partial overlay door. Arbor Falls II – Classic® – Door Styles & Accessories – Merillat In the same Classic line is the Whitebay II which is a much higher cost. Very very top quality at an affordable price. Higher cost full overlay doors. Whitebay II Square – Classic® – Door Styles & Accessories – Merillat Then we have Merillat Essentials which is a builders grade very low cost line called Mountain Mist, it’s a partial overlay door. Mountain Mist – Essentials® – Door Styles & Accessories – Merillat Anyone can be delivered to your door in 5 business days from where ever you live in the USA except Texas where it will take 10. Don’t ask. Still 4 weeks faster then any other brand.
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Quote: Originally Posted by whirnot Desertsun, You obviously know what you are doing when it comes to cabinets. I have been a Merrilat fan for years, and put them in many homes. But for an upcoming project, I need Laminate faced Cabinets, and cannot find them anywhere. Any ideas?

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