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Spotlight Project
Green St. close cabinet The HERE apartments on Green Street in Champaign, IL, used the Lara color from the StevensWood Legno Collection in their luxurious, modern apartments.  Stevens direct project.  Salesman, Derek Koester.
Rick Clough
Rick Clough
AIA CEU Class Provided by Stevens

Rick Clough, Stevens Advantage sales team, travels the nation providing an AIA Continuing Education Unit class to dealers and architects. 

Class Objectives:
  1. To gain insight into the wide array of information on the attributes and features of composite cores, surfacing materials and hardware used to manufacture quality casework. 
  2. To know and understand how these materials support marketable designs plus accommodating the environmental requirements for your projects. 
  3. To obtain guidance on how to utilize this information to facilitate your specification drafting skills, help you hone your trendsetting designs and help your customers understand and appreciate your designs to
    create their visions.
  4. Information will be provided on a comparison basis of Modular Casework Process to the Architectural Millwork approach. 
For additional information, or to schedule a class, please contact Rick Clough, 217-821-1413.

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AWI Questions Answered

You asked - we answered! 

Q:  What is Stevens Advantage's AWI Certification? 

A:  AWI has an affiliate organization that is called the AWI Quality Certification Program (QCP.)  We are an accredited firm.  Accreditation is renewed annually, and every three years we must pass an on-site inspection.


Q:  What is our certification level?  

A:  We have been licensed and entitled to certify and label our work as Premium Grade.


Q:  What is the cost of the AWI inspection program? 

A:  The cost to certify each project is the maximum of $950 or 0.5% of the material cost of the project, whichever is greater.   


Q:  What are QCP labels?  

A:  QCP labels indicate that the job is made to QCP standards and can be inspected as such.  The on-site inspection is conducted by the QCP organization.  


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ADA Compliant Hardware

Need ADA compliant hardware for your project?  Stevens Advantage has you covered!  Review our hardware summary to see which pulls are meet your customer specifications.  Look for the ADA designation beneath the product name. 
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Project Photos

Your project photos are important!  Stevens is creating a 2015 "Year in Pictures" book of all casework and millwork projects.  These will be tremendous sales tools for your fast-moving bidding season. 

Submit photos to Amanda Emmerich, Please include one outside shot including the building sign, along with five to six interior photos.  If possible, try to hide away boxes and clutter to achieve clean, attractive photos that can be used in marketing.

Thank you for reviewing these updates.  We look forward to our continued partnership.  Have you taken the time to like the Stevens' Facebook page?  Check our page for project photos, product updates and more!  




The Team @ Stevens Industries, Inc.
Stevens Industries will be closed on Monday, September 7th, to Labor Day. 

Did you know?
In the late 19th century, a 12-hour work day was standard for most American workers.  Some of the first Labor Day marches were organized in support of an 8-hour day.  In 1916 the 8-hour workday became official.   In 1999 Blackberry allowed millions of employees to revert to a 24-hour work day.  

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704 W Main St
Teutopolis IL 62467