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Kevin's Big Run

Date October 6, 2014 Author bwilson@octopusproducts.com Categories Blog

Kevin Coburn, a Customer Service representative in our Toronto office, took on the challenge to raise money for the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto in a very novel way- by running a gruelling 62 miles from Toronto to Barrie, Ontario. This amounts to more than a double marathon! It was a long day, starting in the early morning darkness  at 5 AM with rain and continued for 14 hours and 5 minutes. This is an amazing accomplishment and we are extremely proud of Kevins’ determination and...

International Contemporary Furniture Fair

Date June 18, 2014 Author octopus Categories Blog

ICFF - NEW YORKOctopus Products again exhibited at ICFF , a 4 day festivael of the newest in furnishing and materials, with exhibitors from around the world. We had excellent traffic at our exhibit, and were featuring many new products that were introduded first at ICFF. Contacts were made with a number of major firms, including major hotel chains and designers from major architectural offices. Many interesting project opportunities were discussed, and we look forward to moving forward with...

Metropolis Award

Date June 2, 2014 Author bwilson@octopusproducts.com Categories Blog

At ICFF ( The International Contemporary Furniture Fair ) in New York, Metropolish Magazine awarded Octopus Products the Metropolis Likes Award for a new product that was introduced at the show. BIONMAS screens are fabricated from 1" thick MDF panels to create a standard range of 24 designs of solid screen panels with clean, crips cutouts.

A.R.E. Whole Foods

Date May 28, 2014 Author bwilson@octopusproducts.com Categories Blog

At the recent Globalshop trade show in Las Vegas, the Association of Retail Environments ( A.R.E. ) handed out its awards for excellence in retail design. In the Supermarket/Grocery Store category, the Whole Foods Market store in Detroit, Michigan, was recognized with an Outstanding Merit AND the Sustainable Project of the Year award. Octopus Products was a supplier of laminate for this project, and we are proud to be associated with this high quality brand, and are in fact a standard in...

Euroshop 2014

Date February 19, 2014 Author bwilson@octopusproducts.com Categories Blog

I just finished visiting Euroshop 2014 in Duesseldorf, Germany, the largest trade show in the world geared towards the retail industry. From lighting to mannequins, shopping carts to acrylic displays, bread making machines to flooring, and of course, my favorite, decorative surfaces, are all featured at this fair. To give you an idea of the size, think 14 separate buildings with several hundred thousand square feet of exhibition space, and it gives you an idea of the vastness of Euroshop. I...


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