Timber Engineering Reference – Associations

Associations (governmental or industry) that promote the structural use of timber by providing technical or market related information.


Europe:

  • EFH – European Federation of Timber Construction. (G,E,F)

Austria:

  • IUFRO – International Union of Forestry Research Organizations. (E)
  • IUFRO 5.02.00 – Timber engineering. (E)
  • PROHOLZ – Wood marketing organization. (G)

Belgium:

  • HOUT – Timber council. (D,F,E)

Finland:

  • Puuinfo – Finnish timber council. (Fi,E)

France:

  • AFCOBOIS – Wood house construction support. (F)
  • CNDB/CTBA – Wood construction promotion site. (F)
  • RILEM – Structural research exchange. (E,F)
  • UCMP – Carpentry and millwork association. (F)

Germany:

Holland:

  • Centrum Hout – Wood council. (D,E)
  • CIB – International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction – Research information exchange. (E)

Italy:

  • Federlegno Arredo – Federation of wood furniture cork and furnishing Italian Industries. (I)

Norway:

Sweden:

Switzerland:

  • LIGNUM – Wood marketing organization. (G,F)

UK:

  • IWSC – The Institute of Wood Science. (E)

Americas:

Canada:

USA:

  • American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) – Association for paper, wood products, forestry and global issues. (E)
  • AIA – American Institute of Architects. (E)
  • APA – Engineered wood products organization. (E)
  • ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials – Testing standards, products & services, technical committees. (E)
  • AWC – The American Wood Council. Publishers of the NDS. (E)
  • California Redwood Association – Marketing organization for redwood. (E)
  • Cedar Shake & Shingle Bureau – Marketing association for cedar products. (E)
  • EWPA – Engineered Wood Products Association. (E)
  • FEMA – Federal Emergency Management Agency. Earthquake and high wind issues. (E)
  • FPS – The Forest Products Society. (E)
  • NAHB – National Association of Home Builders. (E)
  • NARI – National Association of the Remodeling Industry. (E)
  • NIBS – National Institute of Building Science. (E)
  • NLBMDA – National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (E)
  • NRLA – Northeastern Retail Lumber Association. (E)
  • SWST – Society of Wood Science and Technology. (E)
  • Temperate Forest Foundation – Sustainable forestry organization. (E)
  • TFG – Timber Framers Guild. (E)
  • WMMPA – Wood Moulding and Millwork Producers Association. (E)
  • Wood Truss Council of America – Wood truss products. (E)
  • Woodworks – Promotes commercial design in wood in the US. (E)
  • WRCLA – Western Red Cedar Lumber Association Marketing association. (E)

Asia:

China:

  • Wood Lab – A non-profit agency to promote wood education, culture and uses. (C)

Australia/Oceania:

New Zealand:

Africa:


Language of linked site:
G – German, E – English, S – Spanish, P – Portuguese, F – French,
I – Italian, H – Hungarian, Nl – Dutch, Fi – Finnish, Sw – Swedish,
R – Russian, C – Chinese, J – Japanese, K – Korean