LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Earthwise Group, LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, is pleased to announce that executive director Mark Davis will be a featured speaker during Fenestration Day™ 2013 (Thursday, October 31, 2013 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in Schaumburg, Illinois). Davis will join Julie Reiser, president and co-founder of Made in USA Certified, to present "Made in the USA: How to Tell." During the session, Davis will discuss why it was important for The Earthwise Group to become Made in USA Certified. The organization is the first and only window and door manufacturer to earn this significant distinction.
"At The Earthwise Group, we've made a commitment to keep our manufacturing operations in the United States while also helping to preserve and create jobs for American workers," said Mark Davis, executive director, The Earthwise Group, LLC. "Becoming Made in USA Certified earlier this year further validated our ongoing promise that our products are truly made in the U.S. I look forward to sharing our experience in becoming Made in USA Certified with other leaders in the fenestration industry during this year's conference."
Made in USA Certified, Inc. is the nation's leading independent certification source. To earn the certification, The Earthwise Group went through a rigorous supply chain audit to ensure that at least 75 percent of the organization's products and processes originate and are completed in the United States. The organization's windows and doors now carry the Made in USA Certified seal.
In May 2012, The Earthwise Group was named "Made in USA Certified Manufacturing Company of the Year (large company category)" in the inaugural Made in USA Certified Awards.The awards recognized organizations that exhibit excellence in manufacturing best practices and standards. Winners were selected based on the following criteria: company growth performance; overall business strategy and innovative approaches such as excellence in internal operations; and corporate training and manufacturing processes, including sustainable practices. Nominees were also evaluated on their contribution to job creation in the United States, accurate labeling, and the promotion of their commitment to manufacturing in the USA.
The fourth annual Fenestration Day brings together fenestration industry leaders for a full day of education about current trends in the door and window industry.
For more information on The Earthwise Group, visit www.earthwisewindows.com.
For more information on Fenestration Day 2013, visit www.dwmmag.com/feneday.
About The Earthwise Group
The Earthwise Group is a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers who make high quality windows and doors. The group consists of fabricators that maintain operations across the eastern half of the United States. For more information, please visit www.earthwisewindows.com.
About Made in USA Certified, Inc.
Made in USA Certified, Inc. is the leader in independent third party assurance verification for genuine Made in USA products and services. Their Seal of Certification assures the consumer that the Made in USA, Product of USA, Service in USA claim is true– keeping you and your family safe, giving consumers peace of mind and helping to support and promote products and services Made in USA, one factory, one business at a time. Trust but Certify!
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