Author Archives: atlanticplywood

Formica Corporation Introduces New Additions to its Specialty Collection and Solid Surfacing Lines

Formica® Corporation has launched new options for commercial architects and designers. From sleek ColorCore®2 color-through laminate patterns to beautiful and durable specialty markerboards and highly usable solid surfacing, the new products will help you create stylish interiors, while staying within budget. M2253-58 Black Magnetic Chalkboard: As chalkboard usage continues to trend for commercial applications, this […]

The Advantages of Formica® Writable Surfaces Over Paint

The Advantages of Formica®Writable Surfaces Over Paint   Formica’s recent Writable Surface launch included four markerboard and two chalkable designs that are durable, easy to clean, worry-free surfaces that you can use to personalize and style your home. This collection provides an ever-changing surface for doodles, notes, and more, with the added benefit of being simple, […]

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 […]