CKCA Elects Lawrence President

Posted by Rich Christianson | Posted: 03/04/2014 11:59AM


click image to zoomJim Lawrence Avondale Kitchens LAS VEGAS - The Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Association installed Jim Lawrence of Avondale Kitchens as its new president at the CKCA's National Forum held last month in Las Vegas.

He succeeds Jake Wolters of Nu-Way Kitchens Inc.of Guelph, ON, as CKCA president. One of his primary goals is to develop a campaign to increase membership across Canada. The CKCA currently has more than 70 regular member companies, plus dozens of supplier, dealer and associate members.

The CKCA was founded in 1968 as a national association that strives to promote the interests and conserve the rights of manufacturers of kitchen cabinets, bathroom vanities and related millwork, as well as their suppliers and dealers, throughout Canada. The asociation is a long-standing supporter of the Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo (WMS).


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