American Plywood Association


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American Plywood Association

(APA)
Now called APA—The Engineered Wood Association, it is a nonprofit trade association for manufacturers of engineered wood products, including glue-laminated timber, composite panels, wood I-joists, and laminated veneer lumber. APA and APA EWS (Engineered Wood Systems) trademarks identify products that meet the organization’s manufacturing and performance guidelines.
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of Alum Bank, Pa., and the American Plywood Association shows that resorcinol-modified phenolic wood adhesives can achieve improved adhesion between wood and pultruded sheets made with resorcinol-modified phenolic resin.
Sponsored by the American Plywood Association, BUILDER, Better Homes and Gardens, and Progressive Architecture, and co-spensored by the American Wood Council, the annual contest recognizes creativity in residential design using wood products.
Other data sources used include: The Directory of the Forest Products Industry published by Miller Freeman Publications of San Francisco, California, the Statistical Yearbook of the Western Lumber Industry published by the Western Wood Products Association of Portland, Oregon and the American Plywood Association of Tacoma, Washington.
Two mills in northern Japan have been destroyed, according to Random Lengths and the American Plywood Association. As many as five other mills were damaged.
The panel should be labeled "OSB" or perhaps a trade name, but if you're confused, look for the APA (American Plywood Association) grade stamp (Fig.
The primary wood products sector is so overflowing with new products -- oriented strand board, structural composite panels, glulam beams, wood I-joists -- that the American Plywood Association changed its name to the Engineered Wood Association.
For the most part, the structural specifications, standards, and certification for EWP materials are being covered by the APA - The Engineered Wood Association (formerly the American Plywood Association).

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