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Leveraging Your QCP License: An Interview With Mike Sarno

In our latest podcast, Greg Parham, Executive Director for AWI’s Quality Control Program (QCP), speaks with Mike Sarno, owner of Mass Cabinets Inc. (MCI) in Methuen, Massachusetts, about the power of leveraging your QCP license. Continue reading to hear about Mike’s experience with QCP, the process of registering and bidding on a project, and how you can leverage your QCP license to bring val (more...)

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ANSI/AWI 0641 Casework | Part 1 Free casework performance testing with AWI

In our latest podcast, Greg Parham, Executive Director for AWI’s Quality Control Program (QCP), speaks with the Executive Vice President of AWI, Doug Hague, regarding the recent announcement of free casework testing options for AWI members. Continue reading to learn more about the new ANSI/AWI 0641 Casework standard, how the free testing element works, and how it drives innovation for woodworki (more...)

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Clearing the Air On QCP Project Fees: An Interview with Roxanne Accetta

In our latest podcast, Greg Parham, Executive Director for AWI’s Quality Control Program (QCP), speaks with Roxanne Accetta, QCC Coordinator, to address some of the misinformation surrounding the QCP fee structure.  Continue reading to learn what QCP project fees actually entail as we put rumors to bed and explain exactly how QCP project certification will benefit you.    What Are Some Com (more...)

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Marketing Advice for Woodworking Firms: an Interview with Marketing Expert Brandee Johnson

In our most recent podcast, Randy Estabrook, Director of AWI-QCP, sits down with Brandee Johnson, founder and CEO of LimeLight Marketing, to discuss the ins and outs of marketing and what it means for woodworking firms. Continue reading to learn how you as a woodworking firm can identify and reach target consumers, the kinds of content you should be producing, and how you can leverage your QCP li (more...)

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The AWI Standards from an Aerospace Engineer’s Perspective: an Interview With Ken Kueny

In our most recent podcast, our very own QCP Director of Inspections, Greg Parham, spoke with Ken Kueny, owner of Karn Custom Woodwork Inc., about his thoughts on the AWI Standards and the Quality Certification Program.  Continue reading to hear about how the Standards aided Ken’s transition from working in the aerospace industry to running a successful woodworking business, or listen to the p (more...)

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The Architectural Woodwork Institute’s New Woodwork Standards

In this article, we discuss AWI’s new versions of some of the Architectural Woodwork Standards, and how the changes will affect woodworkers and architects.  You can also listen to this blog post as a podcast hosted by QCP’s Executive Director, Randy Estabrook. Listen now.   A brief history of the AWS Firstly, it’s important to understand the Architectural Woodwork Standards. The AWS fi (more...)

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Meet Your QCP Team – Roxanne Accetta, QCC Coordinator

In many cases, Roxanne is the first person you’ll talk to if you call us at QCP. She helps woodworking firms go through the QCP licensing process, and supports construction professionals in getting their projects QCP-certified. Roxanne sets our first impression, and she gets great comments and positive feedback. You can also listen to this blog post as a podcast hosted by QCP’s Executive Dire (more...)

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INTERVIEW: Understanding The Different QCP Licenses

Did you know that woodworkers can apply for around 35 different QCP licenses? We talked to Greg Parham, Director of Inspections here at AWI-QCP, who explains what the licenses are and how they’re different.  You can also listen to this blog post as a podcast hosted by QCP’s Executive Director, Randy Estabrook. Listen now.   AWI-QCP: Hi, Greg! It’s good to catch up with you. Before w (more...)

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