The most important people are our Customers. Without you, we would not
exist. We thank you for past business and in advance, thank you for your consideration in future projects. Advertisement has not been a
priority. Words from our Customers fuel our success. We hope this website will allow
you insight into our operations and a visual tool for you and your customers.
The first impression of a business is when a client stands idle in the elevator.
Does your elevator interior reflect the quality of your business?.
Elander Persson fine woodwork is a manufacturer of distinguished elevator
interiors. Pre-design of all interiors are commonly provided for
construction, but pictures of previous jobs or designer consultations can
be arranged. Drawings can be provided to the customer for approval
and permit submission. Elevator interiors can include custom
selection of veneer, fabric, plastic, laminate panels, safety mirror,
solid woods, wood molding, stainless steel panels, handrails, ceilings,
lighting and reveals. All products are assured of
meeting required Class 1 or A fire rating. Installation is made easy
with template wall mounting devices to affix panels to elevator
walls. This wall system allows for ease of repair or a color change
in the future. These elevator products are presently provided in the
northwest area of the United States. A recommendation for
installation using a qualified International Union of Elevator
Constructors company can be provided. Use Elander Persson fine Woodwork
for your next elevator interior upgrade.
Under the management of Vanner (Van) E. Elander, Tom and Jhared have been constructing elevator
interiors our shop. The 1800 square foot facility is heated by radiant
hot water beneath the concrete floor. This protects products from
Washington air's moisture content. A HolzHer Super Cut 1270
automatic vertical panel saw processes the raw material to specified
size. The saw makes accurate square panels and the scoring blade
provides chip free cuts. A HolzHer 1610 applies edgebanding. In
a remote office, our
"Gatekeeper" Rhonda manages accounts payable and receivable, new
accounts, scheduling, estimating and even has time for drafting on
computer aided design programs. What a team! All are hard working and
strive for perfection to satisfy our customers' demands.
Elander Persson fine woodwork also has manufactured all types of
specialty cabinets for the commercial industry. Architects,
contractors, interior designers and restaurant/hotel supply houses have
ordered kitchenettes, restaurant bars, service stands, counters, office
cabinets, reception desks and transaction tops to complete their
commercial building interiors.
Van has manufactured commercial quality cabinets, wood products and upholstery
for 31 years. He apprenticed under Washington State Apprentice
Training Program from 1971 to 1975. He also worked seven years for
Custom Manufacturing Corporation, building restaurant, office and
institution cabinets. He applied for a Washington State General
Contractors license in January of 1978. He then contracted small
commercial projects for seven years under the name of Finished
Interiors & Exteriors. Van then worked as Plant Manager at Woodsmith
Inc. for one year, producing commercial cabinets. In 1985, he
organized Commercial Fixtures Corporation, a new Washington State
corporation which also manufactured commercial cabinets. As Co-owner and
President, Van managed personnel, scheduling, estimating, engineering,
sales, financial requirements, computerization and corporate
matters. In February 1995, Elander Persson fine woodwork applied for
and received a Washington State business license. At the start, our
business was 60% commercial cabinets and 30% elevator interiors.
Presently elevator interiors are 99% of our sales. Quality
remains the most important factor in all our elevator products.
Director of Human Resources