A case study of architectural millwork and custom woodworking firm JK Concepts is presented in a free Oct. 20 webcast by the editors of Custom Woodworking Business  The webcast will explore the steps firms can take to certify to customers their shop’s ability to produce at the highest levels of quality and performance, using an accreditation process that not only improves internal production processes, but open the doors to new business opportunities.

Special guest presenter will be Margery Johnson, CEO of JK Concepts, who will tell how her Denver-based custom woodworking firm has reinvented itself, from shop floor workflow, safety programs, and through production quality control. Johnson will also explain why JK Concepts continues to renew its participation in the Architectural Woodwork Institute Quality Certification Program, and and the steps her firm has taken to expand its bidding process. JK Concepts, in a feature story in the Oct. 2010 issue of Custom Woodworking Business, describes is newly revamped manufacturing process, with equipment reconfigured into more productive work cells and work stations.

During the webcast, Phil Duvic of the Architectural Woodwork Institute and Craig Elias of the AWI Quality Certification Corp. will explain the basic steps required to earn the AWI Quality Certification Program (QCP) accreditation. The AWI QCP is a quality assurance tool that ensures that interior architectural woodwork meets the project specifications and industry standards. By implementing it, woodworking firms find they are also more efficient in their production. 

AWI QCP is also endorsed by the General Services Administration (GSA) and the American Subcontractors Association (ASA) - factors that help in qualifying for more bid submission opportunities.

The free webcast goes live Oct. 20, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.Central, and is available on-demand after that. Register here>>


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