In the whitepaper "Beyond Distribution: How Finishers Depot’s Support Paved the Way for an Industry Newcomer's Finishing Business," the focus shifts to the practical and educational aspects of Latham Cabinets Stairs & Millwork's entry into the finishing industry, led by CEO Todd Greenwood. This document provides an in-depth analysis of the challenges and solutions encountered by Latham as it ventured into adding a finishing department to its operations. It specifically highlights the crucial role Finishers Depot played, not merely as a supplier but as a pivotal support system, offering technical guidance and customized solutions that enabled Latham to navigate the complexities of the finishing business successfully.
This paper offers readers a detailed exploration into the mechanics of establishing a finishing department from the ground up, showcasing the specific ways in which Finishers Depot contributed to Latham's operational efficiency, product quality improvement, and overall business growth. It presents a case study in strategic collaboration and support within the industrial finishing sector, emphasizing the educational value of sharing industry-specific knowledge and practical insights.