| ||Architectural Woodworking Institute (AWI) |
Quality Certification Program (QCP) has been available since 1995. This
program has been recognized by architects, designers and specifiers as
the authoritative source of guidance on fine architectural woodwork. It
offers an increased level of consumer protection in architectural
woodwork sections of construction documents The program allows
designers and specifiers to include a total quality management
mechanism for woodwork in project documents. We're proud to be 2008 certified, click here for our 2008 certificate or view it at the AWI website!
|Composite Panel Association (CPA)|
Composite Panel Association (CPA) is the North American trade
association for producers of particleboard (PB), medium density
fiberboard (MDF), hardboard (HB) and other compatible products. It is
dedicated to increasing the acceptance and use of composite panel
products and educating users about their benefits. CPA represents the
composite panel industry on technical, environmental, quality assurance
and product acceptance issues. As an accredited standards developer
for the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), CPA sponsors and
publishes industry product standards and participates in the standards
development work of the American Society for Testing and Materials
(ASTM) and others.
Downstream Program Stevens is an
approved EPP Downstream Provider.
Products carrying the EPP Seal are produced in a facility licensed under
the Composite Panel Association’s Environmentally Preferable Product Downstream
Program. Products carrying the logo are
manufactured by companies that have demonstrated their environmental commitment
by purchasing at least 50% CPA EPP certified composite wood products. Stevens exceeds this threshold by purchasing
100% of our composite wood panel materials from EPP certified mills.
The International Solid Surface Fabricators Association (ISSFA)
in February of 1997, the International Solid Surface Fabricators
Association (ISSFA) is a not-for-profit trade association established
to further the personal and professional interests of the solid surface
ISSFA associate members include distributors, manufacturers and
affiliated professionals that provide tools, machinery, supplies and
services to the solid surface industry; and allied industry
professionals such as interior designers, architects, and specifiers.
|AIA - American Institute of Architects|
| ||Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA)|
Hardware Manufacturers Association is the trade association for North
American manufacturers of commercial builders hardware. Since its
founding in 1925, BHMA has endeavored to promote the general
development and welfare of the builders hardware industry and its
member companies. BHMA currently authors 33 ANSI/BHMA standards in the
builder’s hardware category, covering everything from hinges to locks
to power doors. In addition, BHMA is involved in international
standards, code and life safety regulations and other activities that
specifically impact builders hardware.
| ||The Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association (SEFA)|
was formed in 1988 to provide leadership in promoting quality and
safety in the design, manufacture and utilization of laboratory
furniture and equipment. From its humble beginnings with a membership
roster of just 15 Executive Members, SEFA has grown, evolved and
positioned itself as the industry authority. The most prominent of
SEFA’s initiatives is the publication of Recommended Practices for
SEFA’s members are among the world’s largest and most highly respected
manufacturers, architects and designers in the laboratory industry.
| ||American Society for Quality (ASQ) |
is the world’s leading membership organization devoted to quality.
When ASQ says “quality” they mean best practices, continuous
improvement, and tapping the full power of knowledge.
| ||Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) |
is a national association of specifiers, architects, engineers,
contractors, building materials suppliers and others involved in
commercial and institutional building design and construction. The
organization has 145 chapters and more than 16,000 members. CSI
provides technical information and products, continuing education,
professional conferences, and product shows to enhance communication
among all disciplines of building design and construction, and to meet
the industry's need for a common system of organizing and presenting
| ||The National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA)|
National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA) is a
not-for-profit international trade organization serving the school
market. Founded in 1916, NSSEA promotes an open market for quality
educational products and services that are produced and delivered by
professional suppliers and dealers. Made up of over 1,400 member companies involved in the school
market industry, NSSEA members actively lead the association and,
through their leadership, have defined the role of the professional
| ||The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) |
Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the voice of the
construction industry, is an organization of qualified construction
contractors and industry related companies dedicated to skill,
integrity, and responsibility. Operating in partnership with its
Chapters, the association provides a full range of services satisfying
the needs and concerns of its members, thereby improving the quality of
construction and protecting the public interest.
AGC is dedicated to improving the construction industry daily by
educating the industry to employ the finest skills, promoting use of
the latest technology and advocating building the best quality projects
for owners--public and private. AGC is committed to three tenets of
industry advancement and opportunity: Skill, Integrity, and
| ||The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)|
ASHE is a group dedicated to optimizing the healthcare physical environment.
| ||The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) |
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is
dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children, with
particular focus on the quality of educational and developmental
services for all children from birth through age 8. NAEYC is committed
to becoming an increasingly high performing and inclusive organization.
| ||American Institute of Architectural Students (AIAS) |
Since 1956, the American Institute of Architecture Students has been
the official voice of students to the educational system and the
profession of architecture and design.