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American Wood Council (AWC)

New Wood sourcing online tool launched

 April 19, 2023

American Wood Council (AWC) is pleased to release a new, first-of-its kind online tool designed to help users better understand where their wood products are coming from and the safeguards in place throughout the supply chain to ensure sustainability measures.

AWC announces change in the management

 January 12, 2023

Will Layden, most recently the Deputy Staff Director of the House Committee on Natural Resources, has joined the American Wood Council (AWC) as Vice President, Government Affairs.

AWC announces election of Roseburg Forest Products President

 October 25, 2021

The American Wood Council (AWC) recently announces the election of Roseburg Forest Products President and CEO Grady Mulbery and LP Building Solutions Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Services Mike Blosser to the AWC Board of Directors, effective immediately.

AWC response to NCDOI release

 June 19, 2021

On June 11, the North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) issued a news release warning of the use of European lumber in North Carolina. The news release identified several potential use issues given the building community’s lack of familiarity with …

Wood products manufacturers expand production capacity

 May 26, 2021

North American softwood sawmill capacity increased by 1.4 billion board feet in the last year, according to Forisk. Most of that increased capacity – 1.1. billion board feet – was from manufacturing in the U.S. South. In fact, the entire …

AWC releases carbon policy platform

 April 27, 2021

The American Wood Council (AWC) has released a carbon policy platform that would help unlock the potential for wood products to be a low-carbon building material solution on a large scale in the United States. “As our population increases and …

AWC applauds Idaho’s adoption of Tall Mass timber provisions

 April 21, 2021

The American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Jackson Morrill issued a statement following Governor Brad Little’s signing of H 143, which directs the state building code board to amend the state building code to include the 2021 tall mass …

AWC’s Philip Line recognized for Public Safety Leadership by NIBS

 March 23, 2021

The American Wood Council (AWC) is pleased to announce that Senior Director of Structural Engineering Philip Line, P.E., has been recognized for the Excellence Award of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC). “This award …

Wood products manufacturers producing at high despite uncertainties

 March 4, 2021

Despite the many challenges presented by the pandemic, wood products manufacturers are responding to the high demand by producing wood products at levels not seen since before the Great Recession. Production output of wood products is the highest it’s been …

AWC encouraged by clarity on Boiler MACT

 July 10, 2020

American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Robert Glowinski issued a statement following the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Wheeler’s signing of the Boiler Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) proposed rule in response to two D.C Circuit Court remands. “The …

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