SA Baxter featured as “the Rolls-Royce of Kitchen Hardware” on Cultivate.com

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Cultivate.com, an online resource for kitchen inspiration, featured SA Baxter this past week. They were  “particularly enamored with the precise and intricate architectural designs offered by luxe hardware company SA Baxter.” Read below for the complete article.

Meet the Rolls-Royce of Kitchen Hardware

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We Agree…An American Manufacturing Renaissance

It goes without saying that we at SA Baxter are unequivocally proud of our American-based manufacturing heritage.  We are also proud to be part of a new American Manufacturing Resurgence.  A number of Articles and Analysts have cited the potential shift in ‘Made in the USA’ advantages: abundant fuel sources, improvements in productivity, and challenges with outsourcing issues such as rising shipping costs and increasing Chinese wages.

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SA Baxter was founded as an American based manufacturer, on the principles of superior craftsmanship, and maximization of green sustainable practices – which made New York’s Hudson Valley the natural choice for our Foundry and Atelier.

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Another facet of this new fabrication enthusiasm: We’re also excited to see so many gutsy Innovators in the US, taking advantage of access to digital fabrication technologies such as 3D printing and laser-cutting.  The rise of crowd-sourced funding such as Kickstarter is fueling even more USA-based ‘get it done’ fervor.  Things are really starting to get interesting…

References:

http://business.time.com/2013/04/11/how-made-in-the-usa-is-making-a-comeback/

http://www.forbes.com/sites/bmoharrisbank/2012/12/13/is-manufacturing-making-a-comeback-in-the-us/

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/05/01/is-u-s-manufacturing-set-for-a-comeback-or-is-it-all-hype/

Friday Foundry Walkabout…

As usual, things are busy-busy at the Factory!  Machines are humming and metal is pouring!  Here are few quick shots of works in progress, samples, and other goodies!

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Captivating Cabinet Knobs

Here are a few new cabinet knobs making their shiny debut, including designs by Harry Allen and Robert A.M. Stern.  These knobs may be found in our ‘Little Black Book’ catalog, and will be posted to our website within the next couple of days.  Please contact us for more information!

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That Entrepreneurial Itch…New York Times Features SA Baxter Founder and CEO Scott Baxter

This past Sunday’s New York Times Jobs section featured Scott Baxter, SA Baxter’s Founder and CEO.  Click here for the full article.

Scott A. Baxter, SA Baxter Founder and CEO Photo: Andrew French

Scott A. Baxter, SA Baxter Founder and CEO
Photo: Andrew French

Did you know that Scott Baxter professionally hung wallpaper in his younger days?

Via the New York Times