CWI Authorized to Display Forest Stewardship Council™ Trademarks

Creative Woodwork International (CWI) Supports Environmentally Sensitive Management of the World’s Forests

MINNEAPOLIS - August 2, 2004 - Creative Woodwork International (CWI), a privately held U.S. company that imports eco-friendly, enduring outdoor wood furniture from Vietnam, has been authorized by the Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC™) to use FSC trademarks, including the name of the organization, the initials FSC, and the FSC logo. FSC trademarks identify products which contain wood from well managed forests certified in accordance with the rules of the Forest Stewardship Council. CWI is authorized, with permission, to display FSC trademarks in off-product marketing materials, press releases, its Web site and advertising.

FSC ( is an international, non-profit association whose membership comprises environmental and social groups and progressive forestry and wood retail companies working in partnership to improve forest management worldwide. FSC is headquartered in Bonn, Germany, with national offices in more than 40 countries, including the U.S. in Washington, D.C. (

“The authority and integrity of its trademarks are vital to FSC’s global mission to advance environmentally responsible forest management,” says Bernadette Carroll, president, CWI. “That’s why CWI embraces FSC rules when we identify our outdoor wood furniture as earth-friendly.”

CWI will display its furniture at the Casual Furniture & Accessories Market in Chicago at the Merchandise Mart, September 18-22, 2004. CWI will be in Suite 8G-238.

About Creative Woodwork International (CWI)

Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., Creative Woodwork International (CWI) is a privately held U.S. company that imports eco-friendly, enduring outdoor wood furniture from Vietnam. Lifewood from CWI, including the Veranda and Lifeware collections, provides a superior alternative to meet consumers’ growing demand for distinctive, durable, and affordable wood furniture that brings comfort and style to outdoor living, naturally. More information on CWI, including Lifewood product catalogs and photos, is available at

FSC Trademark © 1996 Forest Stewardship Council A.C.

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Note to Editors: CWI will introduce its new mixed-media Vienna Chair & Table at the Casual Market in Chicago at the Merchandise Mart, Suite 8G-238, September 18-22, 2004. A media alert is available to members of the media upon request. Editorial appointments with Bernadette Carroll, president of Creative Woodwork International (CWI), are also available. For assistance, kindly send an e-mail to e-mail protected from spam bots.

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