News from APA

2016 APA Safety and Health Award Winners Announced 

Program Honors Manufacturers for Safety Strides
APA – The Engineered Wood Association recently announced the winners of its 2016 Safety and Health Awards, a program that encourages and recognizes safety and operational excellence in the North American structural panel and engineered wood... read more
 

APA Releases 2017 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook 

Engineered wood products output projected to increase 5 percent in 2017
The 2017 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook has been released by APA – The Engineered Wood Association. The yearbook includes an analysis of the U.S., Canadian, and global economies, focusing on factors that impact demand for... read more
 

APA Launches “Easy Siding & Trim Attachment” Video 

Video describes how plywood and OSB sheathing can be used as a code-compliant base for siding and trim.
A new video that explains how OSB and plywood sheathing can be used as a sturdy, code-compliant nail base for siding and trim is available from APA – The Engineered Wood Assocation. In Easy Siding & Trim Attachment, APA’s Engineered Wood... read more
 

APA, EWTA Members Gather for 2016 Annual Meeting 

More than 430 APA members, Engineered Wood Technology Association (EWTA) members, staff, spouses, and guests gathered Nov. 5-8 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs, Florida for the 2016 APA Annual Meeting and Info Fair.... read more
 

APA’s PerformancePanels.com website enhanced and updated 

Site includes information about the recently enacted EPA formaldehyde regulations.
APA has completed the rebranding and revisions of the PerformancePanels.com website. The website offers details on a wide range of industrial applications for plywood and OSB (oriented strand board) wood structural panels, including concrete... read more
 

APA Releases 2016 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook 

Engineered wood product production projected to increase 19–28 percent by end of decade
The 2016 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook has been released by APA – The Engineered Wood Association. The yearbook includes an analysis of the U.S., Canadian, and global economies, focusing on factors that impact demand for engineered ... read more
 

APA Publishes Texas Tornado Damage Assessment Report 

On December 26, 2015, the first EF4 or stronger tornado ever recorded in December in Texas made landfall in Garland and Rowlett, suburban towns near Dallas. APA sent a damage assessment team to the area immediately following the storm. The damage... read more
 

2015 APA Safety and Health Award Winners Announced 

Program Honors Manufacturers for Safety Strides
APA – The Engineered Wood Association recently announced the winners of its 2015 Safety and Health Awards, a program that encourages and recognizes safety and operational excellence in the North American structural panel and engineered wood... read more