Organizations 2017-10-25T19:41:34+00:00


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Timber Products Inspection (TPI)
    Timber Products Inspection is an independent wood products inspection, testing and consulting company. TPI provides superior quality services and programs to the forest products industry.

Lumber Trade Groups

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