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Company History

Prior to the year 1987, Joe Estock was employed as an Industrial Arts Teacher with additional years of manufacturing experience and Joy Estock was an elementary school math teacher. Together, they decided to engage in an opportunity to make their vision come true, and on July 13, 1987, Creative Millwork was born.

1987

Wood Grille

Our first client received their order in only 3 days time - the industry service at the time was 3 weeks. This was the start of Creative Millwork’s reputation for commitment to our clients: The best engineered grille products, service, and customer support.

Creative Millwork started with only four employees with the original product as wood removable grilles for doors and windows.

1988

Joe and Mark Estock

Joe and Joy Estock’s son Mark, a mechanical engineer, joined the company.

1998

Mark Estock, President

In 1998, Mark Estock becomes President of Creative Millwork.

2000

Aluminum SDL Grlles

Introduced aluminum simulated divided lites (SDL's) grille products for window and doors.

2003

Vinyl SDL Grilles

Introduced Vinyl simulated divided lites (SDL's) grille products for windows and doors.

2004

GrillePro+ Software

Introduced GrillePro+ Software. This individualized each client's window specification while also allowing them to place orders 24/7.

2006

Mark Estock

Mark Estock becomes the owner of Creative Millwork.

"We are a customer service company that just happens to make grilles. We believe in a family approach to business." -Mark Estock

2009

VCUT Grille Technology

Developed VCUT Grille Technology – All joints within each grille pattern with precise sharp cornering.

2011

Door Lite Frames

Started production for Door Lite Frames.

2012

Custom Decorative Designs

Custom Decorative Designs are created and sold.

2013

Decorative Bronze Grille

Creative Millwork introduced Beautiful Bronze Grilles - Creating maximum design impact for your window and doors. Mark Estock’s son, Brian Estock, joins the company as a mechanical engineer.

Wood Grille

1987

Our first client received their order in only 3 days time - the industry service at the time was 3 weeks. This was the start of Creative Millwork’s reputation for commitment to our clients: The best engineered grille products, service, and customer support.

Creative Millwork started with only four employees with the original product as wood removable grilles for doors and windows.

Joe and Mark Estock

1988

Joe and Joy Estock’s son Mark, a mechanical engineer, joined the company.

1998

Mark Estock, President

In 1998, Mark Estock becomes President of Creative Millwork.

2000

Aluminum SDL Grlles

Introduced aluminum simulated divided lites (SDL's) grille products for window and doors.

2003

Vinyl SDL Grilles

Introduced Vinyl simulated divided lites (SDL's) grille products for windows and doors.

2004

GrillePro+ Software

Introduced GrillePro+ Software. This individualized each client's window specification while also allowing them to place orders 24/7.

2006

Mark Estock

Mark Estock becomes the owner of Creative Millwork.

"We are a customer service company that just happens to make grilles. We believe in a family approach to business." -Mark Estock

2009

VCUT Grille Technology

Developed VCUT Grille Technology – All joints within each grille pattern with precise sharp cornering.

2011

Door Lite Frames

Started production for Door Lite Frames.

2012

Custom Decorative Designs

Custom Decorative Designs are created and sold.

2013

Decorative Bronze Grille

Creative Millwork introduced Beautiful Bronze Grilles - Creating maximum design impact for your window and doors. Mark Estock’s son, Brian Estock, joins the company as a mechanical engineer.