News from APA

APA Releases 2021 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook 

Industry showing strong economic recovery and rising production demands after COVID-19
The 2021 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
 

2019 APA Safety and Health Award Winners Announced 

Solid Strides Forward in Worker Safety During 2019
APA – The Engineered Wood Association has announced the winners of its 2019 Safety and Health Awards. The program celebrates safety and operational excellence in the structural panel and engineered wood industry. Resolute-LP Engineered Wood and... read more
 

Charles Hartke Joins APA as Quality Services Director 

Charles Hartke has joined APA – The Engineered Wood Association as director of the Quality Services Division. In this role, Hartke will oversee APA’s accredited certification programs, auditing and inspection of member products, and the staff... read more
 

APA’s Additional Plans to Manage Coronavirus Risk 

As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to grow in the U.S., APA has taken additional steps to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Our goal remains to lessen exposure of Association staff and their families to the virus, while minimizing... read more
 

APA Promotes Sonya Bachlmayr to Vice President 

Sonya Bachlmayr has been promoted to vice president of finance and strategy for APA – The Engineered Wood Association, a recognition unanimously supported and approved by the APA Board of Trustees. The promotion recognizes that her... read more
 

APA Publishes Updated Engineered Wood Construction Guide 

The authoritative guide to building engineered wood floors, walls and roofs
The updated APA Engineered Wood Construction Guide, Form E30, is now available on APA’s website. First published in 1962, it has become the authoritative guide to building engineered wood floors, walls and roofs. The 100-page guide features... read more
 

New Trustee Joins APA Board 

APA – The Engineered Wood Association is pleased to announce that Chris Degnan has joined our Board of Trustees. Degnan is the Director of Commodities and Home Improvement Warehouse for Weyerhaeuser and has a background in sales and marketing of... read more
 

APA Publishes Two New Engineered Wood Case Studies 

APA – The Engineered Wood Association has published two new case studies illustrating the benefits of engineered wood and mass timber products. Beauty and the Budget showcases Portland, Oregon, LEVER Architecture’s use of plywood and mass... read more
 

2018 APA Health and Safety Award Winners Announced 

Solid Strides Forward in Worker Safety During 2018
APA – The Engineered Wood Association has announced the winners of its 2018 Safety and Health Awards. The program celebrates safety and operational excellence in the structural panel and engineered wood industry. Resolute-LP Engineered Wood... read more
 

After the Storm 

Weather-safe Building Resources from APA – The Engineered Wood Association
Tornado season is back. Although monster storms get a lot of attention, 95 percent of tornados are weaker (EF0-EF2), and homes that are built with wind-resistant construction details can withstand them. Building a more durable structure does not... read more
 

APA Releases 2019 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook 

North American engineered wood production closely matches 2018
APA Releases 2019 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook North American engineered wood production closely matches 2018 The 2019 Structural Panel & Engineered Wood Yearbook has been released by APA – The Engineered Wood... read more
 

New Trustees Join APA Board 

Three new trustees have been elected to the APA – The Engineered Wood Association Board of Trustees, filling vacancies created by retirements and new executive assignments. Mark Dubois-Phillips, Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and... read more
 

APA Releases Updated Wall Bracing Calculator 

APA – The Engineered Wood Association has updated its Wall Bracing Calculator. The tool, designed to simplify the design of residential structures, has been amended to include the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) wall bracing requirements... read more
 

A Wood Building 'At Home' on Its Site 

First Tech Federal Credit Union Finds Mass Timber Affordable Choice
A new case study published by APA – The Engineered Wood Association shows how mass timber proved to be the ideal material for First Tech Federal Credit Union’s new campus in Hillsboro, Oregon. The owners and design team say the finished building... read more