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TMI Systems CaseworkWith the environment continuing to be a focus in the news, design professionals are required by end users to specify materials that are environmentally friendly. Carbon emissions generated from building products are a tremendous challenge for manufacturers across the globe. Specifying casework fabricated with woodbased products that are not only recycled, but also contribute to a lower carbon footprint is the end goal.

Many casework manufacturers utilize formaldehyde wood fiber particleboard for casework construction. These manufacturers tend to “downplay” their material construction in favor of a better price point. Laminates are usually not Greenguard certified and may contribute to off gassing. Specifying casework products without the proper green project credentials will likely prevent opportunities for LEED participation towards the fulfillment of point requirements.

To minimize the above issues, ASST has now partnered with TMI Systems as a dealer for their line of casework. Based in North Dakota, TMI is a leader in high quality plastic laminate modular casework fabrication. Their commitment to sustainability is impressive. With Single Chain of Custody certification from the Rainforest Alliance, TMI can provide a sustainable casework solution. Their modular casework products feature railmounted overhead cabinets and forward-thinking reconfigurable base cabinets. With Autodesk 3D BIM software, design professionals are able to more thoroughly document planning decisions in drawings used in the approval process. With cutting edge computer 3D renderings, end users can understand the proposed designs even better. With the new TMI/ASST alliance, design professionals are providing solutions that can truly evolve with end user needs.


Let us assist you with your next casework project! Whatever you need, ASST can build it to your exact specifications, in a safe manner, and to the quality standards you expect. Contact us now online or call us at 717-630-1251.


Patient room at The Woodlands Hospital in TexasSustainable and responsibly resourced materials are a requirement for most projects today. With LEED points a frequent requisite, the core materials specified need to be green. Design professionals have to comply with a variety of environmental requirements. Carbon emissions, regionally sourced materials and recycled content are all of foremost concern when specifying casework.

With a plethora of regulatory certifications required for wood products, it can be difficult to discern what information is most relevant. Some casework manufacturers are intentionally vague on the origins of their core materials to disguise their source. Design professionals today rarely have the time to investigate and confirm these materials with the certifications needed for a project.

In response to provide our customers with great service, ASST has developed a dealership alliance with TMI Systems to help with overcoming these challenges. TMI has been in business since 1969 and their trusted commitment to sustainable design is unmatched in the casework industry. Core material options are available with 20% recycled content as well as low emitting adhesives and composite woods. These are only a few of the benefits to this new dealership alliance. Combined with ASST’s industry leadership with solid surface fabrication, design professionals now have a comprehensive resource to obtain a CSI DIV 6 &12 specification solution. Whether it is for healthcare, education, corporate or retail our team can ASsiST you with your sustainable project goals. Who says it’s not easy being green?

ASST is uniquely positioned to fulfill all aspects of your project. Whatever you need, ASST can build it to the exact specifications, in a safe manner and to the finest quality standards you expect. Even our EMR safety rating is outstanding at .793! We look forward to Going Beyond to address your exciting project challenges. Contact us now online or call us at 717-630-1251.