LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio, May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Earthwise Group, LLC, a national network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, is honored to be named "Made in USA Certified® Manufacturing Company of the Year (large company category)" in the inaugural Made in USA Certified Awards. The Earthwise Group will be recognized during an awards luncheon on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at the Breakers in Palm Beach, Florida.
Made in USA Certified, Inc. is the nation's leading independent certification source, and The Earthwise Group is the first and only window and door manufacturer to be Made in USA Certified. To earn the certification, the organization went through a rigorous supply chain audit to ensure that at least 75 percent of its products and processes originate and are completed in the United States.
"The Earthwise Group is truly honored to be named Made in USA Certified Manufacturing Company of the Year," said Mark Davis, executive director, The Earthwise Group, LLC. "The award is a testament to our commitment to manufacturing high-quality windows and doors right here in the United States. We're doing everything we can to preserve and create jobs for American workers. This is something that all of our Earthwise member companies feel passionately about."
The Made in USA Certified Awards recognize 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. Winners were selected in three categories, including Company of the Year, Excellence in Training and Product Innovation.
Earthwise Windows & Doors meet the highest energy standards in the industry, including those set by ENERGY STAR, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) and The American Architectural Manufacturing Association (AAMA). The organization's windows and doors also carry the Made in USA Certified seal.
Currently, there are 15 Earthwise manufacturing facilities, with distribution covering the majority of the eastern half of the United States.
For more information on The Earthwise Group, visit www.earthwisewindows.com.
For more information on Made is USA Certified, Inc., visit www.USA-C.com.
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 is 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!
SOURCE The Earthwise Group, LLC