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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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.
He has served on many industry associations such as the American Plywood Association, Canadian Wood Council, COFI International Market Access Committee and the BC Forestry Innovation and Investment Advisory Board.
Two mills in northern Japan have been destroyed, according to Random Lengths and the American Plywood Association.
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.
Sponsored by the American Plywood Association, BUILDER, Better Homes and Gardens, and Progressive Architecture, the Innovations in Housing awards promote the creative use of wood products in residential design.

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