The 3rd annual Greenbuild Residential Summit will be held at Greenbuild 2010 on Thursday, Nov. 18, in Chicago, and will be attended by a variety of residential sector professionals—everyone from former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the Honorable Henry Cisneros, to developers, to state legislators, to builders and LEED for Homes Green Raters. For more information click here.
ATLANTA, GA – The Woodwork Career Alliance of North America (WCANA), announces the launch of the Woodwork Passport – a portable, personal, permanent record of a woodworker’s level of competency in tool and machine operations – a “passport” to career success. The Woodwork Passport provides a skill certification/passport stamp for individuals in the woodwork industry to quantify and qualify their ability to operate specific woodwork tools properly and safely to create high quality wood products. Click here to read more.
First Choice Industrial,
is a member of WMIA
The Georgia Chapter of
AWI (The Architectural Woodwork Institute)
both of which are Woodwork Passport sponsoring partners.
In response to the growing number of his “green conscious” customers, Brooklyn woodworker, John Randall, has shifted the focus of his woodworking business (Bien Hecho) to building greener products. “We are growing, though at a slower pace than we would like.” Randall said. In addition to incorporating salvaged & recycled materials in the tables and kitchen projects he has recently been working on, he notes the “locally made” appeal his products offer his Brooklyn costumers.
Woodworking professionals in the Southeast can discuss their interest in sustainable wood manufacturing and “green” industry news with a LEED (an internationally recognized green building certification system) woodworking machinery expert at . . .
First Choice Industrial, LLC Experience & Company History
Formerly with Southeastern Machinery Group—SCM Group’s relinquished in-house industrial woodworking machinery distributorship—Stan Paszkowski (founder and former President of Southeastern Machinery Group) and Randy Majerus (former Southeastern Machinery Group Sales Manager) partnered their 30 collective years of woodworking industry technology and manufacturing knowledge to form First Choice Industrial, LLC in 2008.