ROMEOVILLE, Ill. - The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) has named Daniel Louis, owner and CEO of  Laser Products Industries (LPI), as its 2017 inductee into the NKBA Industry Hall of Fame, which honors individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the industry.
 
The NKBA is the not-for-profit trade association that owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) as part of Design & Construction Week (DCW). With nearly 14,000 member companies representing tens of thousands of members in all segments of the kitchen and bath industry, the NKBA has educated and led the industry since the association’s founding in 1963.
 
“We congratulate Mr. Louis on this incredible honor that has been bestowed upon him,” said Bill Darcy, NKBA CEO. “The NKBA Hall of Fame is made up of an esteemed group of professionals who have been selected by their peers for their significant contribution to the Kitchen & Bath Industry. Induction is reserved for those whose vision and insight has made a significant difference in our industry or whose dedication and commitment has impacted our association.”
 
Louis is an inventor and businessman who has developed the LT-2D3D laser measuring systems which the company says makes fabrication of high-quality products fast, easy, and affordable for any size manufacturer of kitchen cabinets and countertops.
 
“Daniel has contributed to the excellence of our industry with his innovations in digital templating,” said Lorenzo Marquez, chairman of the NKBA Board of Directors. “His combination of technical expertise and creative vision has streamlined and simplified the fabrication process, making precisely crafted cabinetry and countertops accessible for all projects.”
 
Louis joins more than 80 kitchen and bath industry professionals in the prestigious NKBA Hall of Fame. He will receive his award before industry colleagues at an awards event on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 at KBIS.
 
Founded in 1994, Laser Products manufactures laser measuring equipment for the countertop, cabinet, and construction industries. It has sold over 5,000 lasers in 35 countries to more than 2,600 companies.

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