1 Here I am about to enter the MasterBrand facility in Kinston, NC.
2 I wanted to visit MasterBrand to see where and how my line of kitchens are made.
3 The MasterBrand executive team gave me, Kevin, and Patsy a warm welcome.
4 The rest of the Kinston team was anxious to meet us.
5 With Greg Stoner - President MBCI
6 With Chris Klein - President and CEO Fortune Brands Home and Security
7 With Rob Mullally - EVP Operations
8 With Bob Stratton - SVP Operations
9 With Rich Tobin - EVP Home Center Sales
10 With Steve Spooner - Home Depot Kitchen Merchant
11 With Joel Culp - EVP Marketing
12 With Matt Millies - SVP Product and Brand Marketing
13 With Robert Jacobs - EVP HR
14 With Andy Wells - VP Design
15 With Cindy Hahn - SVP Channel Marketing
16 Here I am signing the Kinston, NC team photo for their lobby.
17 To a great team of craftmen & women
18 Tweeting away in the machine room
19 This is the raw material for the cabinet boxes.
20 And these are the rolls of lamination for the cabinet components.
21 This fellow is cutting a cabinet box panel.
22 I'm looking at door and face frame assembly.
23 The door and face frame assembly is solid.
24 I'm really impressed with the construction.
25 The manufacturing facility has humidity control for proper moisture content levels.
26 These are finish color identifiers for the people who spray.
27 The raw materials for the door and drawer fronts
28 These carts contain face frames waiting to be finished.
29 Excited and happy fans
30 This fellow is hanging door and drawers for the finishing process.
31 These molding parts are staged for the finishing process.
32 The filter booth for the hand finishing process
33 Face frames ready to be finished
34 The finish room with climate control
35 Hand spraying finish on doors
36 PureStyle (TM) construction and its many benefits
37 PureStyle (TM) bore and dowel construction on door parts
38 Cabinet box components staged for assembly
39 Drawers move on Quiet Close guides.
40 The various stages of drawer box assembly
41 The inspection area of the finished face frames
42 Plotting color results for quality assurance
43 My guide explained this chart to me.
44 My kitchens offer a nice variety of door styles.
45 This area is where cabinets await shipping.
46 These workers are assembling the back of a cabinet.
47 After the tour, I congratulated the Kinston, NC team on the successful launch of my cabinetry.
48 Greg Stoner and I answered questions from the team.
49 This map shows all the current Martha Stewart Living cabinetry in US and Canada to date.
50 Greg Stoner discussed the initial success of the cabinetry launch throughout the country.
51 A good look at some of my unique classic door styles.
52 And some of my unique country door styles
53 Here I am with the Masterbrand Cabinets, Inc. sales and marketing team.