MONROE, NC – Decore-ative Specialties hosted members of the Wood Products Manufacturers Association on Wednesday, October 15th in their Monroe facility. WPMA members were provided an extensive tour of Decore-ative’s eastern operations.
“We are supporters of WPMA’s mission to help their members be successful within the woodworking industry,” says Brian Scott, general manager. According to Scott, Decore-ative Specialties’ commitment to safety and lean manufacturing are paramount to their success.
“Sharing ideas for improving safety and decreasing waste through continuous improvement are essential for everyone to be successful.” WPMA is holding their annual conference this week in Charlotte, NC and toured several manufacturing facilities in the area.
About Decore-ative Specialties
Founded in 1965, Decore-ative Specialties provides custom cabinet components to the kitchen, bath, closet, garage, office, and refacing industries. Product offering includes RTA cabinets, doors, drawer fronts, drawer boxes, moldings, accessories, finishing, and hardware. Headquartered in Monrovia, CA, they operate manufacturing facilities in Irwindale, CA, Elk Grove, CA, and Monroe, NC. To learn more about Decore-ative Specialties, visit www.decore.com
A key figure in the success of Decore-ative Specialties has been the leadership of Jack Lansford, Jr. in the expansion of its products and capabilities, which in turn has influenced the custom cabinet market.
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On January 15th, 2018, Decore-ative Specialties celebrated the retirement of Isidro Yanez. Serving in a variety of production roles, Isidro began his employment in 1974 at our El Monte, CA facility. Originally working on our sanding line, Isidro also contributed to our door inspection team when we transferred to our Irwindale, CA production facility.
New Catalog and Pricing Guide!
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WMIA 2016 Innovator of the Year
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