Industry Links

Lumber

www.wwpa.org
Western Wood Products Association represents softwood lumber manufacturers in the 12 Western states and Alaska.

www.nawla.org
NAWLA is an international trade association of over 650 leading forest products and building material industry wholesalers, manufacturers and industry affiliated companies throughout the United States and Canada.

Plywood

www.apawood.org
The Engineered Wood Association and Engineered Wood Systems appear only on products manufactured by member mills and are the manufacturers assurance that the products conform to the standard shown on the trademark.

www.nawla.org
NAWLA is an international trade association of over 650 leading forest products and building material industry wholesalers, manufacturers and industry affiliated companies throughout the United States and Canada.

www.apahomeprojects.org
FreeBackyard Handy Plans from APA

www.awc.org
American Wood Council – The American Wood Council (AWC) is the voice of North American traditional and engineered wood products, representing over 60% of the industry. From a renewable resource that absorbs and sequesters carbon, the wood products industry makes products that are essential to everyday life and employs 360,000 men and women in well-paying jobs. AWC’s engineers, technologists, scientists, and building code experts develop state-of-the-art engineering data, technology, and standards on structural wood products for use by design professionals, building officials, and wood products manufacturers to assure the safe and efficient design and use of wood structural components.

www.buildabetterhome.org
Build a Better Home from APA

www.cwc.ca
Canadian Wood Council – The Canadian Wood Council CWC is the national association representing manufacturers of Canadian wood products used in construction. Through its member Associations, the Council represents those manufacturers.

www.freefrommold.org
APA The Engineered Wood Association launched the FreeFromMold.org program in August 2004 to provide an annual inspection and moisture prevention regimen for homeowners. FreeFromMold.org gives you the tools you need to determine places around your house in need of inspection for typical moisture intrusion problems and offers simple steps to fix these problems. Routine home maintenance can prevent most of the moisture damage found in houses today.

www.performancepanels.com
Performance Panels – brought to you by APA-The Engineered Wood Association, a nonprofit trade association for structural wood products manufacturers. For over seventy years, APAhas focused on helping the industry create structural wood products of exceptional strength, versatility and reliability. Combining the research efforts of scientists at APA’s 37,000 square-foot research center with the knowledge gained from decades of field work, and cooperation with our member manufacturers, APA promotes new solutions and improved processes that benefit the entire industry.

www.raisedfloorliving.com
Raised Floor Living

www.southernpine.com
The Southern Pine Council™ is a promotional program sponsored by the Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA).

www.wooduniversity.org
Wood University – Wood University gives you the opportunity to register for course credit (learning units) via the American Institute of Architects and the American Institute of Building Design. Wood University courses also meet Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) requirements. Each course unit is worth one hour of continuing education credit.

www.woodworks.org
WoodWorks – WoodWorks provides resources that allow engineers, architects, general contractors, developers and others to build non-residential structures out of wood more easily and at less cost.

Particleboard

The Composite Panel Association (CPA) is the North American trade association for producers of particleboard (PB), medium density fiberboard (MDF), hardboard (HB) and other compatible products.

Visit their websites at:

www.compositepanel.org and www.decorativesurfaces.org