ONLINE TESTING NOW AVAILABLE
The WCAA announces the addition of online testing for both its Certified
Workroom Professional and Certified Window Treatment Consultant programs.
This new feature will enable participants to take the exam in their
homes or offices and not have to travel to one of the association’s
Contact Mark Nortman at the WCAA office [(888) 298-WCAA] to register
or for more information.
NEW INDUSTRY PARTNERS
The WCAA announces the newest additions to its growing list of Industry
Partners. Industry Partners support the mission of the WCAA to make
available educational opportunities, to encourage a code of business
ethics and to work for the betterment of the industry.
• Forest Group USA, Inc. is a manufacturer and marketer
of the KS System, a multi-functional drapery hardware, Busche elegant
decorative hardware, Maderas Zabala decorative hardware and Eisenkolb
Concept 2000 workroom equipment. For additional information, please
contact them at (800) 487-9901 or visit their Web site at www.forestgroup.com.
• FUA Window Coverings is a manufacturer of bamboo, rattan
and woven wood shades. For additional information, please contact
them at (888) 857-9195 or visit their Web site at www.fuawindowcoverings.com.
• Hanes Fabrics is a converter of drapery, bedspread and
comforter linings for commercial and residential markets. For additional
information, please contact them at (800) 430-8296 or visit their
Web site at www.hanesfabrics.com.
• Vista Products is a fabricator of vertical, mini- and
wood blinds; pleated, cellular and roller shades; and vinyl shutters.
For additional information, please contact them at (800) 888-6680
or visit their Web site at www.vistaproducts.com.
DRAPERY YARDAGE FINDER AVAILABLE
The WCAA announces the addition of The Drapery Yardage Finder to the
list of educational and sales aids available to the window coverings
industry. It is an easy-to-use, reliable guide to drapery and pleated
It works with both plain and pattern-repeat fabrics, estimates for
45-, 48/50- and 54-inch fabrics with three choices of fullness for
each size. It also makes all seam, hem and heading allowances, so
no calculations are necessary.
If you are relatively inexperienced or not confident about yardage
estimating, please call the WCAA at (888) 298-WCAA to order one today.