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March 31, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Drawer Box Specialties Unveils New Trash Pull-Out

Orange, CA—Drawer Box Specialties released a new trash bin pull-out drawer perfect for any new or remodeled kitchen.

"We are excited to expand our line of smart accessories to include the trash pull-out," said Jim Irving, national sales manager for Drawer Box Specialties. "This is a beautiful, wood-faced pull-out unit that hides unsightly trash bins, and it is an excellent added-value item for builders to offer their clients."

The pull-out units are available with single or double trash containers and are constructed from 12mm prefinished Baltic Birch. Fully assembled, the trash pull-out system works with face frame or frameless construction. A cabinet door can be mounted directly to the front of the unit, or the unit can be placed behind an existing cabinet door. The prepackaged units include soft-close drawer runners and 35-quart trash containers.

The trash pull-out units come in three stock sizes designed for base cabinet installation. They are available for next-day shipping and can be ordered by calling Drawer Box Specialties.

About Drawer Box Specialties

DBS has been a leader in the drawer box industry for more than 25 years and offers these state-of-the-art products as standard in their wide line of pre-finished material options.

DBS's parent company, States Industries LLC, is a premier manufacturer of hardwood plywood and specialty panel products, operating from a combined manufacturing base of 200,000 square feet, including a pre-finish line and custom color lab on-site.

For more information please visit www.dbsdrawers.com

Contact information: 
David Bell
States Industries
Marketing Director
800-626-1981 ext 1237
dbell@statesind.com

Jim Irving
Drawer Box Specialties
National Sales Manager
800-422-9881
jim.irving@dbsdrawers.com

December 2, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Drawer Box Specialties expands its custom component offering

(Orange, CA) Drawer Box Specialties is pleased to announce the newest expansion of its overall product offering with the launch of a stocking inventory program of pre-cut component parts for a variety of end use applications.

Among the items now stocked in the DBS warehouse are various pre-finished veneer and melamine- faced cores in common shelving dimensions, uprights for closet or pantry installations, cabinet components for lower and upper cabinets, drawer side blanks, and some wainscoting items to assist in providing a finishing touch to an installation.

Jim Irving, DBS Sales Manager, commented "We are excited to bring this added option to the market. We are always looking for ways to provide solutions to our customers and having stock of these components on our floor, available for immediate shipment, is an option that we think can help our customers manage some of the workflow coming through their shops." Mike Taylor, President of DBS and States Industries added, "We are not looking to build cabinets, just assist our customers by providing value added components to assist them in increasing their profits."

DBS has been a leader in the drawer box industry for more than twenty-five years and offers these state of the art products as standard in their wide line of pre-finished material options.

DBS's parent company, States Industries LLC is a premier manufacturer of hardwood plywood and specialty panel products, operating from a combined manufacturing base of 200,000 square feet, including a pre-finish line and custom color lab on site.

For more information please visit www.dbsdrawers.com

Contact information: 
David Bell
Marketing Director  
States Industries

Jim Irving
National Sales Manager
Drawer Box Specialties

April 2, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Drawer Box Specialties to offer the NOVAMAX pre finish coatings for their line of drawer boxes and accessories.

Drawer Box Specialties, Orange, CA recently announced that the States Industries line of high performance panel products pre-finished with the NOVAMAX UV finish system has been incorporated into the DBS line of drawer boxes and accessories.

This premium topcoat system is a 100% solids, modified epoxy acrylate coating that is cured by ultraviolet light. The finish is VOC and HAPS free, compliant with SCAQMD Rule 1113 and contributes towards LEED IEQ 4.2 credits. In addition to its "Green" characteristics, NOVAMAX also represents the pinnacle in terms of its durability and performance. UV cured, epoxy acrylated coatings are ranked highest in performance among the 13 most common finishing systems analyzed in the Architectural Woodworking Standards.

Jim Irving, DBS National Sales Manager, commented, "This new partnership between States Industries and DBS is already beginning to drive product development and innovation, especially being able to utilize States time-tested pre-finish coatings within our product line. So, when you combine the capabilities between our plants in Oregon and Southern California, it creates an opportunity to fulfill a lot of the component and outsourcing needs. Every day we're discovering ways to complement each business unit and be a more comprehensive supplier for our customers."

December 4, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

States Industries, LLC, a major manufacturer of hardwood plywood and specialty panel products has announced the acquisition of California based Drawer Box Specialties.

Eugene, Oregon - DBS began operations in 1987 and is the industry leader in manufacturing drawer boxes, drawer storage systems, shelving units and specialty accessories. The company currently employs about 60 employees at its Orange, CA headquarters.

States' President, Mike Taylor called the addition of DBS a strategic extension of our existing value-added components business. "We are focused on continued growth by integrating toward the end user with an innovative mix of products and solutions. DBS has a great brand franchise that we think will be a perfect complement to our business moving forward. DBS will maintain most of its Management and its existing Sales team in Southern California. DBS President, Cathy Blankenship will continue to manage the business unit for States Industries.

"We are very pleased with the team that is in place and their knowledge of the business", said Taylor. "By recapitalizing the company and providing better access to the entire North American market through our network of distributors, we see significant upside."

About States Industries

States Industries, LLC, founded in Eugene, Oregon in 1966, is a premier manufacturer of hardwood plywood and specialty panel products, operating from a combined manufacturing base of 200,000 square feet, including a pre-finish line and custom color lab all on site.