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DPHA's Recognition Program is designed to create an avenue for DPHA industry professionals to continue to hone their craft and be recognized for learning the information provided in DPHA's 22 Education Manuals. The individuals listed below have completed all 22 courses with 100% accuracy.
DPHA’s revamped Locks, Latches and Door Hardware Trim education manual is easy to read and the update includes new technologies, proven sales strategies and up-to-date product images. Many of the images in the manual include captions specifying the products that are hyperlinked to the manufacturer's website for ease of info at your fingertips!
I recently bought my wife a shirt that said, “Marty, whatever happens, don’t ever go to 2020!” If you just read that line in Doc Brown’s voice, you’re forgiven. The last couple years have taught us all one valuable lesson. No matter how in control you feel, you’re not. Is that a bad thing though? As Dr. Randy Ross pointed out at our 2021 DPHA Conference, perspective is everything. Here’s the quote, “Perspective is the only thing in the world that can radically transform the results you get without altering a single element of your environment.” I love that! What has been your perspective of 2020 and 2021? Maybe it’s been scary, or stressful, or overwhelming, or sad, or any other number of crazy adjectives.
Join us to learn how an accessory manufacturer went from starting in a garage to supplying high quality accessories all over North America. Kartners has a great culture with loyal employees who are invested in the vision of the company.
The Council of Fellows established this program to provide scholarships to the children or grandchildren of current DPHA members. It is called the memorial scholarship because it allows us to honor the memory of those who made their mark on this industry, but unfortunately are no longer with us.
The winners of the 2021 DPHA Product of the Year Awards were announced at our 20th Anniversary Conference and Product Showcase in Austin, Texas on September 24th. Below you will find all of the 2021 Product of the Year winners and honorable mentions.
During last week's 20th Anniversary Conference and Product Showcase in Austin, we announced the 2021 DPHA professional award winners! The companies and individuals honored below showcase the best of what DPHA has to offer in products and professionalism. Congratulations to all of the winners!
Join Phil Hotarek of Lutz Bath & Kitchen as he chats with Matt Lafferty, Co Founder of Curri. Matt shares how he figured out how to solve a major problem in the construction industry, and why construction supplies are the perfect passenger.
At Claybrook, family values inspire everything that they do. The owned stone processing facility has given them full ownership and accountability of every step they take in our process, from the raw materials to the finished piece. Inspired by the family’s British heritage, Claybrook has carved out a reputation for unique design, refinement, and impeccable quality that their customers can count on.