Monroe, WA –Canyon Creek Cabinet Company was recently presented with the Association of Washington Business (AWB) 2010 Green Manufacturing Award at a ceremony in Blaine, WA. The event recognized 11 Washington-based companies for their contributions to the state’s economy, in the areas of operational excellence, innovation and commitment to green manufacturing.

Grant Gilmore, executive director of the AWB Institute reports: “Manufacturing remains the backbone of our economy and it is essential that we preserve and encourage our manufacturing base.”

Canyon Creek has a long-standing commitment to the environment, encompassing everything from energy and resource conservation to low-VOC finishes and sustainable products. The company continually implements new processes and technologies to reduce its waste streams, and has comprehensive recycling programs in place to manage other forms of waste produced.

According to Rob Reuter, Toxics Reduction Engineer with the Department of Ecology, “Canyon Creek’s strong commitment to environmental policies has allowed the company to implement projects that benefit the environment quickly and effectively. The facility is a leader for their industry and community to share tools, techniques and expertise with other businesses in Washington State.”

In 2009, Canyon Creek was also presented with the AWB Better Workplace Award in the category of
safety. The award recognized companies that went the extra mile during a down economy to promote
safety and demonstrated innovation in workplace safety.

Canyon Creek Cabinet Company, located in Monroe, Washington, is a leading manufacturer of affordable custom frameless and framed style cabinetry for every room in the home. In early 2009, Canyon Creek introduced its line of closet and storage products—Canyon Creek Closets Plus—creating one of the most extensive lines of custom cabinetry and closet storage systems available. Canyon Creek has been a recognized leader in the kitchen and bath industry since 1981 and has won many industry awards for its cabinetry and environmental practices. Earning its ISO 9001 certification in 2003, Canyon Creek was also chosen for the 2008 Governor’s Award for Sustainable Practices.

Canyon Creek markets its cabinetry to designers, builders and a select network of dealers and has sales offices and representatives throughout its distribution area.

SOURCE: Canyon Creek Cabinet Co.

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