ICC News Release
For Immediate Release
ICC-ES PMG Issues ANSI A161.1 Certification to Cabinetworks Group

Growing list of cabinet manufacturers shows industry commitment to the highest standards for quality and performance through ICC-ES certification

Brea, CA – ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) has issued product certification to Cabinetworks Group’s full line of cabinetry for compliance to ANSI A161.1 Performance and Construction Standard for Kitchen and Vanity Cabinets. (View the certificate here: PMG-1689)

Cabinetworks Group is one of the largest cabinet manufacturers in the U.S., carrying well-known brands such as KraftMaid®, Medallion®, and Merillat®. The kitchen and vanity cabinets recognized in this ICC-ES product certification are manufactured under a quality control program with annual surveillance inspections by ICC-ES.

With over 90 years of experience providing independent and rigorous certification and 20 years of testing and certification in cabinetry, ICC-ES is a well-established conformity assessment leader in the industry. Accredited by ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) as a certification body to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17065, ICC-ES is dedicated to conducting product certification of cabinets in the most rigorous and thorough manner which includes annual product testing and factory audits to ensure compliance. ES ANSI A161.1 Mark

“We are excited to issue the cabinetry certification for Cabinetworks Group. This allows Cabinetworks to confidently sell their product and is a recognition of their unwavering dedication to quality control and compliance,” said Dawn Qualley, VP of ICC-ES PMG Certification programs.

John Barkhouse, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cabinetworks Group, said, “We are delighted with the seamless transition to ICC-ES as our new certification body. Nothing is more important to Cabinetworks Group than the quality of our products. By adhering to ICC-ES’s rigorous product testing regime and its program of annual onsite audits at all of our plants, we will be assuring the consistent quality of all our products.”

From testing to inspection to certification, ICC-ES PMG provides proof of code compliance for a wide range of products, from kitchen cabinets and plumbing fixtures to pipes and fittings, pool products, and irrigation products. In addition to ANAB, ICC-ES PMG is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and, most recently, the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand (JAS-ANZ) and can offer listings to meet all manufacturer certification needs in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, and New Zealand.


About ICC-ES

ICC-ES is the leading evaluation service for innovative building materials, components and systems. ICC-ES Evaluation Reports (ESRs), Building Product Listings and PMG Listings provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards worldwide, including the US, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and the MENA region. ICC-ES is a member of the ICC family of solutions.

About Cabinetworks Group

As the largest privately held cabinetmaker in the United States, Cabinetworks Group is home to over 8,000 employees, 19 manufacturing facilities and 16 brands, including industry leaders like KraftMaid®, Medallion® and Merillat®. Through an expansive network of major home centers, independent dealers, distributors and multi-family home builders, Cabinetworks builds products to meet any customer’s vision with the industry’s most comprehensive choice in cabinetry. More information about the company, its products, and career opportunities can be found at cabinetworksgroup.com.


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