Member News: Caesarstone Builds, Rev-A-Shelf Buys Omega, Home Sales Rise and More – NKBA


Member News: Caesarstone Builds, Rev-A-Shelf Buys Omega, Home Sales Rise and More

By Dianne M. Pogoda

Image courtesy of Caesarstone.
Company News

Caesarstone Adds Charlotte Design Center: Premium surface manufacturer Caesarstone opened a new mega-showroom at its Charlotte, NC, headquarters. The Charlotte Design Center at 11415 Granite Street features inspirational vignettes, hundreds of samples of the company’s quartz, porcelain and natural stone products — including its newest Porcelain and Time Collections — and design workstations. Caesarstone will show at KBIS in Booth #N663. More info here.

Rev-A-Shelf Buys Omega: Leading home storage and organization specialist Rev-A-Shelf acquired Omega National Products, a maker of wood cabinetry accessories, hoods and other components. Omega, founded in 1945 and based in Elkhart, IN, expands Rev-A-Shelf’s North American manufacturing base with an array of product lines including slide-out cabinet organizers, decorative moldings, floating shelves and more. Rev-A-Shelf, founded in 1984 and headquartered in Louisville, KY, provides storage solutions, accessories and in-cabinet lighting across the residential cabinet industry. Rev-A-Shelf will be at KBIS in Booth #N639. More details here.

Link Built-in Cutting Boards Nominated at KBIS: Link Cutting Boards, a new company aiming to elevate the kitchen workspace with its built-in cutting board and workstation concept, is nominated for “Best of KBIS — Most Functional Find” and “Design with the Biggest Bite” at KBIS. The board/workstation is a patent-pending stainless steel mount combined with a gourmet cutting board built into the undermount sink to create a professional prep space and stable workstation. Visit Link in the Kickstarter Zone in Booth #SL8007 and learn more about its innovative cutting boards here.

People News

Fisher & Paykel Names Zalin VP: New Zealand-based appliance brand Fisher & Paykel named Sam Zalin as vice president of product management, to lead U.S. product development and drive growth across the American market. Zalin most recently led the product and merchandising teams at Bing Lee Electrics, a consumer electronics and appliance retailer in Australia. Fisher & Paykel will show in Booth #N1571 at KBIS. KBB has more.

Industry News

New Home Sales Up Eight Percent: Sales of new single family homes rose eight percent in December 2023 from November, and were up 4.4 percent from December 2022, according to the U.S Census Bureau. In 2023, 668,000 new homes sold, 4.2 percent above the 641,000 sold in 2022. Find full details here.


Coverings Reveals 2024 Dates: Coverings, the top North American trade show devoted to the international ceramic tile and natural stone industries, will take place April 22 to 25 in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center. Registration is open for the show, as well as discounted hotel booking and awards submissions. More than 1,000 exhibits from around the world are expected at the expo, and learning opportunities will focus on sustainability, health and wellness, outdoor spaces and timeless luxury. Learn more about Coverings 2024 and register here.