Earthwise Honored by Made in USA Certified

May 14, 2013

Made in USA Certified Inc., a provider of independent certification services, has named the Earthwise Group LLC its Made in USA Certified Manufacturing Company of the Year in the large company category.  Earthwise, the network of locally owned, independent manufacturers of windows and doors, was honored as part of the inaugural awards program at a luncheon, May 14, at the Breakers in Palm Beach, Fla.

The Earthwise Group is the first and only window and door manufacturer to be Made in USA Certified, it reports, having undergone a rigorous supply chain audit to ensure that at least 75 percent of its products and processes originate and are completed in the United States.

Award winners were selected based on company growth performance; overall business strategy and innovative approaches such as excellence in internal operations; and corporate training and manufacturing processes, including sustainable practices. Nominees were also evaluated on their contribution to job creation in the United States, accurate labeling and the promotion of their commitment to manufacturing in the USA. Winners were selected in three categories, including Company of the Year, Excellence in Training and Product Innovation.

“The Earthwise Group is truly honored to be named Made in USA Certified Manufacturing Company of the Year,” says Mark Davis, Earthwise executive director. "The award is a testament to our commitment to manufacturing high-quality windows and doors right here in the United States. We’re doing everything we can to preserve and create jobs for American workers. This is something that all of our Earthwise member companies feel passionately about.”