Wood-Metal Industries partners with a number of respected organizations that we believe strengthen our business and assist us in providing you with a better overall product. We are proud to be affiliated with the following organizations:
Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI)
Our affiliation with the Architectural Woodwork Institute gives us access to a wealth of industry-related information, as well as continuing development opportunities.
California Air Resources Board (CARB)
CARB has become a leading organization in promoting public health and welfare. Although the board serves California, this organization’s recommendations have become widely adopted across the nation. Wood-Metal cabinets meet CARB requirements for formaldehyde emissions.
Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®)
FSC® is an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests. FSC® carries out this mission through a variety of certifications and accreditation services including Chain of Custody (CoC) certifications. CoC projects are followed through every step of the manufacturing process and measures that are taken to adhere to FSC® guidelines are carefully documented and recorded. Learn more about how your Wood-Metal project can earn a CoC certification. FSC®-certification confirms that the wood utilized to build Green-Mode™ casework has was harvested responsibly and complies with the highest social and environmental standards on the market. Learn more about the FSC®.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®)
LEED® is an internationally recognized points-based system developed by the United States Green Building Council with the goal of promoting environmentally responsible practices and preserving natural resources. A variety of Wood-Metal products qualify for LEED® points.
The Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association (SEFA)
SEFA spells SAFE™ – The Scientific Equipment and Furniture Association was designed to meet the needs of an important industry of lab designers and manufacturers of laboratory furniture. SEFA‘s exclusive members work closely with laboratory designers, architects, contractors and other suppliers to reach the goal of creating a safe lab environment. Learn more about SEFA.