Nations Cabinetry earns environmental certification

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Nations Cabinetry has completed work to become part of the KCMA ESP certification program. 

Nations Cabinetry has met the requirements of ESP 01-20 for Air Quality & Pollution Prevention, Resource Sustainability, Waste Minimization, Environmental Stewardship, and Community Relations and is an approved participant in the KCMA Environmental Stewardship Program.

The KCMA Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP) is an environmental certification program for kitchen and bath cabinet manufacturers. The program was launched in 2006 and is administered by the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA).

Nations Cabinetry looks ahead to a bright finish
Nations Cabinetry installed three, 150-foot-long Cefla fast dry, UV flat finishing lines. The lines substantially reduced its VOC emissions.

"This is another step forward in our journey of continuous improvement," said JW Coady, president and CEO of the San Antonio-based company that ranked #134 on the latest FDMC300 list with $61 million in sales. "We are committed to the sustainability of our resources, air quality and waste stream management. We believe this enables us to be a better partner for our customers and our associates. My thanks and congratulations to the entire Nations team. 

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