Resource Links

Resource Links

ORGANIZATIONS

American Wood Protection Association (AWPA)

The American Wood Protection Association is a non-profit organization that is responsible for promoting wood preservation standards. AWPA standards help ensure treated wood products perform satisfactory for its intended use.

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Southern Pine Inspection Bureau (SPIB)

The Southern Pine Inspection Bureau supports the Southern Pine industry through the standardization of grade-marks and manufacturing practices. The SPIB grade-mark is a symbol of integrity that enhances the confidence in Southern Pine lumber products.

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Timber Products Inspection (TPI)

Timber Products Inspection is an independent wood products inspection, testing and consulting company. For almost 50 years, TPI has provided superior quality services and programs to the forest products industry.

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LEARNING RESOURCES

Louisiana State University, Forest Products Development Center

The Louisiana Forest Products Development Center provides assistance to processing wood products industries. LFPDC is one of the most recognized and productive forest products research center in the United States.

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Mississippi State University, College of Forest Resources

The College of Forest Resources provides high quality educational opportunities necessary to prepare students for professional careers in forest products and wood science. They also develop students by providing them with the knowledge and skills needed to utilize forest resources effectively.

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University of Massachusetts, Building Materials and Wood Technology

University of Massachusetts provides research programs that focus on structural and physical performance of engineered wood products, wood-based composites, and wood-frame building systems.

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Dept. of Wood Science & Forest Products

Virginia Tech Dept. of Wood Science & Forest Products provides research, teaching, and outreach activities to create and distribute knowledge about wood and wood products.

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North Carolina State University, Dept. of Paper and Wood Science

For over 50 years, NC State has been a formal center of research, teaching, and a strong extension in all areas related to developing and manufacturing wood products.

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Wood Solutions Fair

The Canadian Wood Council provides a wood solution fair that focuses on wood products and their use in construction. Both suppliers and experts are on hand to answer any questions you have about wood.

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U.S. Forest Products Laboratory

The Forest Products Laboratory is the nation’s only federally funded wood research laboratory. It is primarily or partly responsible for many of today’s wood-based technologies.

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LUMBER TRADE GROUPS & CODE

American Forest & Paper Association

The American Forest & Paper Association is the national trade association of the forest products industry. AF&PA is the leader in policy information and research data about the forest products industry.

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American Wood Council

The American Wood Council is the voice of traditional and engineered wood products. The AWC strives to increase the acceptance of wood products and developing tools and guidelines for wood construction.

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Southern Pine Awareness Network

The Southern Pine Awareness Network focuses on raising the awareness of Southern Pine as a leading building material throughout the Southeast. SPAN is an information house for homeowners in the Southeastern region.

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WoodWorks

WoodWorks in an initiative of the Wood Products Council that provides one-stop access to a wide range of information on the use of wood in non-residential structures.

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International Code Council (ICC)

The ICC develops the codes and standards used to construct residential and commercial buildings, including homes and schools. They strive to provide the highest quality codes and standards concerning safety and performance of residential and commercial buildings.

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APA

APA – The Engineered Wood Association focuses on helping the industry create structural wood products of strength, versatility, and reliability.

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