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AWC welcomes new President and CEO

 December 2, 2021

The American Wood Council (AWC) today announced the election of PotlatchDeltic President and CEO Eric Cremers as the Chairman of the AWC Board of Directors for a two-year term, effective January 1, 2022.

AWC Leads National Forest Products Week

 October 19, 2021

The American Wood Council (AWC) is kicking off National Forest Products Week today with a video case study and virtual panel discussion to highlight the public-private partnership

AWC supports reconciliation recommendations

 September 15, 2021

American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO, Jackson Morrill issued the following statement following the House Agriculture Committee’s draft legislation recommendations for the reconciliation package. The proposed program allocations include $1 billion to provide grants under the wood innovation grant …

Mass Timber is the future of America

 September 9, 2021

As architects face up to the need for ethical, sustainable design in the age of climate change awareness, timber architecture is making a comeback in a new, technologically impressive way. Largely overlooked in the age of Modernism, recent years have …

AWC celebrates Mass Timber Pilot Program in House National Defense Authorization Act

 September 6, 2021

American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Jackson Morrill recently released a statement of House Armed Service Committee’s markup of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that includes language to establish a pilot program to evaluate the effects of using …

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 …

AWC Releases New 2021 Fire Design Specification

 June 3, 2021

The American Wood Council (AWC) has released a new publication for fire design of wood members, assemblies, and connections to meet code requirements. The 2021 Fire Design Specification for Wood Construction (FDS) is available for free download on the AWC …

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 …

AWC applauds Mass Timber Provisions in NDAA

 December 15, 2020

American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Jackson Morrill issued a statement following the final passage of the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The bill included language from Reps. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA) and Austin Scott (R-GA) directing …


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