Kitchen and Bath Cabinets – Our Dedication to the Industry
KBC is affiliated with a variety of industry organizations at national and/or local levels. These associations provide leadership, offer education, or ensure quality workmanship. They also promote and support ethical business practices as well as high levels of professionalism. Our commitment to the kitchen and bath cabinet industry is strong so that we are better equipped to deliver on the vision of creating spaces in the home that people will love for life.
- The Better Business Bureau
- Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA)
- Maryland Building Industry Association (MBIA)
- National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)
- National Kitchen & Bath Association
- U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
BBB: The Better Business Bureau
An organization which maintains a vision of “an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other.” It is the BBB’s mission to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. They do this by creating a community of:
- Trustworthy businesses
- Setting standards for marketplace trust
- Encouraging and supporting best practices
- Celebrating marketplace role models and
- Denouncing substandard marketplace behavior
KBC has maintained an A+ rating with the BBB since 2006.
KCMA: Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association
The KCMA is a voluntary non-profit association originally founded in 1955 with the goal of promoting growth for the entire cabinet industry and strengthening individual members. The KCMA continues to serve its over 400 members by: promoting the industry, developing standards, sponsoring research, representing member interests, and providing management tools and educational programs.
The KCMA Certification Program assures the specifier or user of kitchen cabinets and bath vanities that the cabinet bearing the blue and white seal complies with the rigorous standards set by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and sponsored by the KCMA.
Since its inception, KCMA has been committed to excellence in manufacturing through continued quality, advocacy, and leadership. Building on over 40 years of developing and maintaining the industry’s quality performance standard program, the KCMA has now developed its Environmental Stewardship Program (ESP) to help cabinet manufacturers demonstrate their commitment to environmental sustainability and help consumers easily identify environmentally friendly products.
For more information on KCMA, visit its website at www.KCMA.org.
MBIA: Maryland Building Industry Association
The Home Builders Association of Maryland is a not-for-profit association founded in 1919 that provides governmental relations and educational opportunities and functions as a housing industry advocate and consumer resource.
NARI: National Association of the Remodeling Industry
NARI’s core purpose is to advance and promote the remodeling industry’s professionalism, product, and vital public purpose.
NKBA: National Kitchen & Bath Association
National Kitchen & Bath Association is the nearly 50-year-old, premiere association for kitchen and bath professionals. It maintains over 40,000 members.
USGBC: U.S. Green Building Council
The Washington, D.C. based U.S. Green Building Council is a 501 c3 non-profit organization committed to transforming the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated. This helps to enable an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.
KBC Direct is fully dedicated to maintaining the highest standard for kitchen and bath design, installation and service. We are Maryland’s Kitchen and Bath Cabinets Experts!