Posts from C-West Custom Fixtures

Posted by C-West Custom Fixtures on Jan 25, 2022 9:41:18 AM

As custom retail fixture manufacturers, we love using wood and wood products to create unique and showstopping designs. Our shop’s cabinetmaker journeymen love for natural wood – of all types and grains and finishes – is a given. Natural wood gives a very specific feel to a space and often the choice of wood and finish help a designer tell a brand story. But in the world of retail fixtures, it is very rare we have the opportunity to build solid wood pieces. For the most part, we work with veneers, high pressure laminate and thermally fused laminate.

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Posted by C-West Custom Fixtures on Dec 14, 2021 10:55:26 AM

There used to be a time when laminate was considered to be far inferior to real wood or wood veneers. However, technology and construction methods have narrowed that gap in the eyes of many.

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Posted by C-West Custom Fixtures on Nov 30, 2021 11:26:01 AM

Laminate is a common choice for many retailers when they are building their fixtures because it is durable, customizable, and long lasting. But that doesn’t mean it’s immune to problems.

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Posted by C-West Custom Fixtures on Nov 16, 2021 9:30:58 AM

If you’d asked us that question pre-pandemic, our answer would have been a loud and confident YES! If you’d asked us one year into the pandemic, our answer would have still been yes, but maybe a bit of a hesitant one. Supply chain issues started to hit different industries pretty quickly but we weren’t feeling the crunch yet.

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Posted by C-West Custom Fixtures on Nov 2, 2021 10:05:17 AM

When most business owners think of financing their business, they are focused on securing funds for merchandise or space, but don’t consider financing the one thing that will tie the merchandise and space together in a meaningful and inspiring way – retail fixtures. The right fixtures can act as another sales person on the floor, inviting customers into your space and drawing attention to your products. So why not invest in getting the right fixtures that will add to your sales potential?

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Posted by C-West Custom Fixtures on Oct 19, 2021 9:39:22 AM

Glass is everywhere in our homes and workplaces. It's used for windows, walls, and counters. We employ it to display products, showcase new styles, play with light, and help direct the flow of shoppers through your space.

Glass can be thick, thin, transparent, opaque, delicate, durable, and many options in between. Retail glass is available for safety, security, partitions, and mirrors.

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Posted by C-West Custom Fixtures on Sep 21, 2021 8:31:00 AM

Controlled substances like cannabis offer a new retail experience in Canada. While you’re the expert on your product and the various strains, creating a regulation-ready store requires knowledge of cannabis retail regulations.

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Posted by C-West Custom Fixtures on May 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Over the past few months, the importance of taking care of each other and our planet has become undeniable.

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Posted by C-West Custom Fixtures on Apr 8, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Fixture surfaces can actually work alongside us in our battles against bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Restaurants, hospitals, and other healthcare businesses have strict material requirements when it comes to their countertops and cabinets, but these materials are available for anyone to use in their retail or office environments, creating a hygienic place for clients and customers.

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Posted by C-West Custom Fixtures on Jan 23, 2020 12:00:00 AM