Why Join KCMA?


KCMA fosters a community of shared knowledge. Members have exclusive access to learning opportunities specific to cabinetry manufacturing. As a member of KCMA, you’ll be the first to learn about legislative issues affecting the industry as well as enjoy exclusive access to KCMA management information and industry data. But don't just take our word for it, hear from our members!



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Legislative Information »

While you're busy running your business, we're busy protecting it.

The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association keeps members informed about regulatory developments that can directly affect the industry. As a member, you’ll receive important updates from our bi-weekly newsletter and track breaking news in our Issues & Policies section.

Management Survey Reports »

Even if you know it all, there might be something you can learn.

KCMA conducts several surveys each year that provide valuable data to your business. Data like this would cost thousands of dollars through research firms but is FREE to our members. All you need to do is participate.


  • Kitchen and Bath Cabinet Monthly Trend of Business reports – view where your company stands in monthly sales against other manufacturers
  • KCMA Safety Survey – this annual survey provides up-to-date safety stats that could help reduce your company’s insurance rate
  • KCMA Wage & Labor Study – conducted bi-annually, the Wage & Labor study provides personnel data related to pay, benefits, wage increases and more that you can use to develop your pay structure and remain competitive
  • KCMA Income & Expense Survey – data from the annual Income & Expense survey helps members to grow their business by drafting business plans, identifying management areas that need improvement, and applying for business loans


Educational and Networking Opportunities »

"Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other." - John F. Kennedy

Don’t miss these events each Spring and Fall for educational programs and speakers and plant tours. Tour other manufacturer’s facilities – get an in-depth look inside their plants and walk away with new ideas and plans for your business. Get inspired with strategies for your own company from our educational sessions. Network with other industry professionals and get plenty of valuable face time with cabinet industry suppliers. Our conferences are small but the benefits are huge!

Cabinet Quality Performance Testing and Certification Program »

Trusted because it's tested.

The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association is the only industry-specific source establishing benchmarks that identify opportunities for your continued success. KCMA sponsors the nationally recognized voluntary testing and certification program for cabinets. In fact, This Old House recommends only purchasing cabinets certified with the KCMA A161.1 Quality Certification Seal.

Environmental Stewardship Program »

Your customers care about the environment, this seal shows you do too.

KCMA created the Environmental Stewardship Program to help cabinet manufacturers and consumers ensure that cabinets are made in an environmentally-sound manner.

Visibility on KCMA.org »

KCMA.org  is the hub where all those who have an interest in the cabinet industry, cabinet quality and the true value of cabinetry come together – manufacturers, architects, suppliers and homeowners.

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KCMA has endorsed APPI Energy as a collaborative partner to provide The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association members, located in deregulated energy states, the opportunity to participate in APPI’s energy reduction program. APPI works directly with KCMA members to reduce and manage electricity and natural gas costs for those members with facilities in deregulated energy states. Please refer to the attached list to see if any of your facilities are located in currently deregulated states.


Every day, APPI Energy identifies the wide range of energy supplier prices across the country, and the lowest prices available among reliable, competing suppliers. Recommendations to KCMA members regarding when to buy energy, and which contract length is best, are based on extensive data analytics and 21 years of industry experience. 

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National Association for the Remodeling Industry

KCMA is an official partner to the National Association for the Remodeling Industry (NARI). This partnership includes exclusive content and information sharing to our members on the ins and outs of the remodeling industry.


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Do I Qualify For KCMA Membership?

The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association has two categories of membership: Active Members and Associate Members.

Active Members

Active Members of KCMA are Cabinet Manufacturing companies. To qualify for membership, cabinet manufacturers must demonstrate the 51% of their value added processes occur in North America. All members must complete an annual Direct Cost Declaration as part of their renewal process.

To apply online for active membership click here.

Or print the Active Member Application (PDF) and email it to kcmaorg@gmail.com.

Associate Members

Associate Members of KCMA are suppliers of goods and services to the industry. An associate member is defined as "Any person, firm or corporation supplying materials or services for the industry."

To apply online for associate membership click here.

Or print the Associate Member Application (PDF) and email it to kcmaorg@gmail.com.