And some of their quality rivals US-made kitchen cabinets,
Japanese and then Korean cars were at first considered to be of lesser quality than American automobiles. Eventually, many consumers considered them to be of equal quality and a good value. Chinese cabinetry may be on the same type path.
Main Line Kitchen Design carries 5 US made cabinet lines and I am familiar with dozens of others and the Chinese made Fabuwood line we carry I believe is equal to or better constructed and finished than many American made lines that sell for up to 15% more. Sure, when I saw the first Asian cabinetry offerings at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show they were very rough. But now I suspect that the cabinet industry is about to be hit by a tidal wave of less expensive Asian cabinet lines that will soon include high quality products.
Below is one of our Fabuwood kitchens: