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2017 Formica® Residential Collection

Formica Corporation, the inventor of laminate, recently launched the 2017 Residential Collection, featuring new Formica® Writable Surfaces, 180fx® designs of exuberant stones with bold movement, and Formica® Laminate patterned stones and woods. Formica® Writable Surfaces feature six colors and designs- LoveWords, ColorBook, ImagiGrid and White Markerboard, and Black and Gray ChalkAble. Each design offers you […]

Formica Specialty Launch

Formica has launched their 2017 Specialty Collection which includes Formica Infiniti™, the next generation in surfacing, and dECOLeather™, a recycled leather veneer. Formica Infiniti™ Formica Infiniti™ is created by combining ultrafine embossing with a patent pending manufacturing process that produces a pleasing soft-to- touch, fingerprint resistant, and antibacterial surface. We are not exaggerating when we […]

2016 Band Against Cancer

On April 30, Atlantic Plywood gathered with friends, family, and vendors to support our President, Paul Vella, and his band Old Dogs New Tricks at the Fourth Annual Band Against Cancer. Joining the band again this year on the drums was South Windsor’s Kevin Chouinard.  A new venue and many new songs from the band […]

Ask the Expert: Lacquer

In our second installment of “Ask the Expert”, Sean McDonald, our M.L. Campbell Product Manager, sheds some light on one of the questions he gets most often. Sean has been managing M.L. Campbell products since 1989 and has been with Atlantic for almost 11 years-  5 of those as our MLC manager.   What is the difference between […]

Ask the Expert: Formica® Adhesives

  We’re trying something new this week that we hope to make a regular thing here on the blog. At Atlantic Plywood, we have three specialty product managers; Sean McDonald- Lacquer, Ken Zarrella- Formica® Surfaces, and Joe Yvon- Formica® Adhesives. The three of them work with our Branch Product Specialists (Lacquer, Surfacing & Specification) and […]

January Sales Meeting

In January, we once again gathered together for our Annual Sales Meeting in Albany, NY. After a big year in 2015 where we launched our new partnership with Formica® Corporation, this year’s meeting was focused on sales and technology training. Our IT Department worked hard the last few months to get the newest version of […]

Backpainted Glass- New Colors, New Options

Element Designs introduced backpainted glass in 2013 and it has quickly become one of our more requested products. All of Element’s low-iron glass is custom manufactured to your size specifications and features a high-quality, environmentally friendly water-based coating system. Backpainted glass is now available in 9 standard colors, 177 non-standard colors, and custom colors. Element Designs […]

We’ve Got Barn Door Hardware!

Knape and Vogt recently introduced a line of Barn Door Hardware. The collection features 3 styles that can work with everything from uber-contemporary to farmhouse-chic designs. KV has conducted extensive market research to develop hardware that is design-forward and competitively priced. KV’s line is available with stainless steel round & flat rails, steel round tracks and aluminum flat […]

Bethpage Harbor Cruise

On a beautiful Friday evening in September, Atlantic Plywood employees were joined by Representatives from Formica Corporation and some valued customers for a harbor cruise celebrating our new partnership with Formica.                       Thank you to all customers and our Formica Representatives who were able to […]

Links We Like- 6/30/15

  1. The 33 Best Pizza Places in America 2. Tour Google’s Secret Data Centers: Google networks run at speeds that are more than 200,000 times faster than a typical home Internet connection 3. 14 Email Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Know 4. 20 Side Dishes to Make All Summer Long 5. World’s Most Dangerous Footpath: Are […]