Knape & Vogt
Ever since 1898, when John Knape purchased the assets of Grand Rapids (Mich.) Cycle Company and set up shop on Campau Street, the “business of motion” that began as the John Knape Machine Company has met design challenges with mechanical precision, creativity and imagination.
KV designs and manufactures precision, Euro-style and utility slide systems; wall-attached shelving for commercial, home and garage applications; kitchen, closet and bath storage; office and healthcare ergonomics products and specialty hardware. We offer these products under several well-known brand names: KV®, KV Waterloo®, HyLoft®, Real Solutions for Real Life®, John Sterling™ and Shelf-Made®.
Knape & Vogt has been a rock-solid resource for industry (OEMs), cabinetmakers, contractors and homeowners for more than a century. Quality materials, uncompromising manufacturing standards and intelligent engineering define our products used by millions around the world every day.
KV is in the business of motion, making products that move, and move well.
Hood Distribution is in the distribution business,
On Time – On Grade – Competitively Priced
With this partnership the entire KV portfolio of products is now available through Hood Distribution.
For over 50 years Fulterer has been a world leader in drawer slide technology. They combine design innovation, the latest technology, and fine craftsmanship to produce the highest quality drawerslides available. Fulterer designs and manufactures drawerslides for many different applications in the cabinet, residential furniture, store fixture, institutional casework, food service equipment, office furniture, and automotive industries. Obviously the partnership between Hood Distribution and Fulterer focuses on the cabinet and fixture aspects of the product line. However, Fulterer’s entire product line is available to you through our special order program. The following is a brief look into the items available to you from Hood Distribution and Fulterer:
Regular Extension Slides: These bottom mount slides extend approximately 75% of their own length and carry a 75lb load capacity. The slides feature nylon rollers and a smooth epoxy coating to provide good running qualities. They are an economical choice for any furniture or kitchen cabinet application.
The FR1921 is readily available in 12″ thru 24″ lengths.
Full Extension Slides: These side mount slides extend 100% of their own length and carry a 100lb load capacity. These slides feature linear ball bearing assembly for smooth travel and has an easy to operate disconnect finger release trigger. They are an ideal choice for medium-duty applications in office and residential furniture or kitchen cabinet applications. Full extension slides can also be obtained with ECD (Easy Close Device) mechanism to provide self-closing and an impact absorbing soft-close feature.
The FR5043 & FR 5000 are readily available in 10″ thru 24″ lengths.
Kitchen Cabinet Storage: Vauth-Sagel by Fulterer is an innovative and comprehensive line of kitchen cabinet products that bring functional harmony while utilizing the interior space most ergonomically. These items feature an attractive chrome finish and range in a wide variety of configurations from base cabinet pull-out baskets to lazy-susans to spice racks to blind corner swing-out systems to full pantry pull-out systems and everything in between.
The Vauth-Sagel line is exclusively available through special order.
Salice (available in our Tucson and Greenville locations)
Established in 1989, Salice America reflects the leadership claimed by the European parent company for over 50 years. A complete product line of concealed hinges and drawer slides has made the company a technology leader of the market, a never ending task requiring solid engineering and innovative mentality.
Concealed Hinges: European concealed hinges are available in both one piece and two piece configurations. Door overlays and opening radiuses are available to accommodate almost any application.
Futura 755 Undermount Drawer Slide: The 755 is a full extension self-closing undermount slide. It features a 75 lb dynamic (100 lb static) load rating and a drawer height adjustment of + 3mm. Available in 12″, 15″, 18″ and 21″ lengths.
Deerwood Fasteners is the leading supplier of high quality fasteners manufactured exclusively for woodworking applications. Products include Hinge and Hardware Screws in a variety of finishes, Zip Drivers (Self-Drilling, Self- Countersinking Assembly Screws), Painted Head Cabinet Installation Screws, Face Frame Screws, Drawer Front Adjuster Screws and much, much more. These fasteners are available in multiple recess types with Phillips and Robertson Square being the most widely used. Additional features of Deerwood fasteners are as follows:
Heat Treating: Critical in insuring that a fastener functions properly. Deerwood’s fasteners are manufactured against rigorous specifications and torque tested at the factory and again at the warehouse.
Deep Thread Design: Provides maximum holding power in a variety of woods and man-made material.
Type-17 cutter point: Self drilling point that pre-drills itself into the substrate reducing driving torque and eliminating splitting and bursting.
Nibs: Self-countersinking nibs are added under the screw head to carve away the material as the screw is driven in.
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Deerwood Fasteners are available in each Hood Distribution facility; however, the stock offering is market specific to the service area of each branch. Please contact your Hood Distribution sales representative for further details and availability.