The PQA competition is a way for us to recognize the exceptional work being produced by our PureBond Fabricator Network™ members.
Greensboro, NC (PRWEB)
September 14, 2017
Columbia Forest Products announces the winners of the sixth annual PureBond® Quality Awards (PQA) competition. The PQA competition recognizes exceptional design and craftsmanship using formaldehyde-free PureBond® hardwood plywood materials to create interior spaces and finished goods that are visually and functionally distinctive.
Contestants competed for prizes in three categories – Residential Kitchen, Residential Other, and Commercial. Seven projects were chosen for PQA recognition this year by a team of expert judges.
Speaking about the significance of the competition, Todd Vogelsinger, Columbia Forest Products’ director of marketing said, “The PQA competition is a way for us to recognize the exceptional work being produced by our PureBond Fabricator Network™ members. We’ve forged strong partnerships with woodworking operations all across North America who build quality custom installations and furnishings for residential and commercial clients using our beautiful and formaldehyde-free PureBond® brand of hardwood plywood, and it’s important to share the amazing work they do with it every day.”
2017 PQA Competition Winners
Now in its sixth year, the PureBond Quality Awards competition has become an important way to spotlight the accomplishments of woodworking specialists. The 2017 competition winners included the following shops in the United States and Canada:
Residential Kitchen Category Winners
First Place: Ruffino Cabinetry, Fort Myers, FL
- Second Place: Beech Tree Woodworks, Olympia, WA
- Third Place: Fitucci Cabinets, Valencia, CA
Residential Other Category Winners
- First Place: Fitucci Cabinets, Valencia, CA
Commercial Category Winner
- First Place: Provincial Woodworkers, Ltd., Dartmouth, Nova Scotia CANADA
Judging the Competition
The panel of judges assembled for the sixth annual PureBond Quality Awards competition included:
- C. T. ‘Kip’ Howlett, Jr., president of the Hardwood Plywood &…