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GIS For Manufacturers

For full details on the role of the Manufacturer in the GIS process, view the GIS Policy and Procedure Manual, Section 5, Architectural Woodwork Manufacturer.

Complete the Manufacturer Standards Exam (MSE)

Before applying for the GIS Certificate, Manufacturer Members must have one owner or manager in their company successfully complete the Manufacturer Standards Exam (MSE).

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GIS Form – Inspection Request

GIS Form – Final Inspection Request

GIS Form – Temperature and Humidity

Separate Contracts for Manufacturing and Installation   English  French   (Letter to Owner)

Sample Project Cover page, Listings and Schedules Excel (Shop Drawing Submittals)

Note: the format and layout can be changed to suit the manufacturer’s requirements.

GIS Fees

Your project’s Guarantee and Inspection Service (“GIS”) fee is based on the architectural woodwork contract amount, and the GIS cost is part of the tendered lump sum.

GIS Fee & Travel Expense Estimator

Please note that the GIS Fee Estimator provides an estimate only. Contact your local AWMAC Chapter office to confirm if any additional fees apply.

Need assistance calculating the GIS fee? Please email us at


Your reputation means everything.

With every project you take on, you want to avoid pitfalls like risk exposure and frustrated clients. AWMAC’s GIS ensures a path to success… delivering quality architectural woodwork to a satisfied client. AWMAC’s GIS is a national program that has evolved over the past 18 years and guarantees architectural woodwork meets or exceeds AWMAC’s STANDARDS. An AWMAC inspection isn’t just a stamp of approval. Think of it as the ultimate way to achieve peace of mind with those who matter most: your customers.

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