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Industry associations.

The various segments of the wood products industry are represented by dozens of trade organizations. For additional listings and information go to

American Forest & Paper Assn. (AF&PA) (800) 878-8878

AF&PA is the national trade association of the forest products industry and advances public policies for a sustainable U.S. forest products industry in the global marketplace.

American Hardwood Information Center

American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) (336) 884-5000

AHFA represents and advocates for 450 manufacturers in the home furnishings industry, Programs include Enhancing Furniture's Environmental Culture (EFEC).

American Inst, of Architects (800) 245-3837

American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) (910)-576-1273

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) (202) 546-3480

APA-Engineered Wood Assn. (253) 565-6600

APA is a nonprofit trade association that works with its members in the structural wood products market, including softwood plywood, Giulam, LVL, and CLT.

Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers Inc. (AHMI) (336) 885-8315

Architectural Woodwork Institute (AWI) (571) 323-3636

Representing architectural woodworkers, AWI offers a Quality Certification Program, sustainability resources, Speakers Bureau and Education Foundation.

Associated Building and Contractors Inc. (703) 812-2000

Association for Retail Environments/Point of Purchase Advertising Intl (A.R.E-POPAI) (954) 893-7300;

The two groups announced plans to merge their boards. Members include store fixture suppliers, retail design firms, suppliers of visual merchandising products, and suppliers of materials and equipment for the retail environments industry.

Association of Closet and Storage Professionals (ACSP) (954)-893-7300

The organization for closets and storage professionals. ACSP offers standards, public relations and certification programs.

Association of Millwork Distributors (AMD) (727) 372-3665

Assn, of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS) (954) 893-7300

AWFS represents suppliers to the home and commercial furnishings industry. The group owns the biennial AWFS Fair.

Builders Hardware Manufacturers Assn. (BHMA) (212) 297-2122

Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Assn. (BIFMA) (616) 285-3963

BIFMA advocates for commercial furniture manufacturers on regulatory issues, standards and sustainability. It provides third-party sustainability certification for green products as well as quality and performance standards (BIFMA/ANSI).

Cabinet Industry Distribution Alliance (CIDA) (312) 321-6845

Cabinet Makers Assn. (CMA) (866) 562-2512

CMA provides cabinetmakers with networking opportunities, education, and ongoing professional development.

Composite Panel Assn. (CPA), (703) 724-1128

CPA represents the North American composite panel and decorative surfacing industries, and brings together the entire value chain affiliated with composite panels. Programs include the Eco-Certified Composite sustainability standard.

Construction Marketing Assn. (630) 868-5061

The Door and Hardware Institute (DHI) (703) 222-2010

Forest Products Society (855) 475-0291

Furniture Manufacturers Credit Assn. (FMCA) (336) 889 2877

Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Assn. (HPVA) (703) 435-2900

HPVA represents suppliers of hardwood plywood, hardwood veneer, and engineered hardwood flooring industries.

International Saw & Knife Assn. (ISKA) (425) 289-0125

International Surface Fabricators Assn. (ISFA) (412)-487-3207

International Wood Products Assn. (IWPA) (703) 820-6696

IWPA represents companies and trade organizations engaged in importing hardwoods and softwoods from sustainably managed forests.

Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Assn. (KCMA) (703) 264-1690

With 300+ members, KCMA works to advance the cabinet industry through advocacy, quality and performance standards (KCMA/ANSI), sponsoring research, educational programs and sustainability, with the Environmental Stewardship Program.

Moulding and Millwork Producers Assn. (MMPA) (530) 661-9591

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) (800) 368-5242

National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) (856) 380-6828

National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) (847) 298-9225

National Hardwood Lumber Assn. (NHLA) (901) 377-1818

National Home Furnishings Assn. (800) 888-9590

National Kitchen and Bath Assn. (NKBA) (800) 843-6522

The association for kitchen and bath professionals, NKBA has 50,000+ members and owns the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS).

National Lumber & Building Material Dealers Assn. (202) 367-1169

National Retail Federation (NRF) (800) 673-4692

National Wood Flooring Assn. (NWFA) (800) 422-4556

National Wooden Pallet & Container Assn. (NWPCA) (703) 519-6104

North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors (312) 321-6836

North American Building Materials Distribution Assn. (NBMDA) (312) 321-6845

NBMDA represents a network of distributors and manufacturers in the building materials industry.

North American Laminate Flooring Assn. (NALFA) (202) 785-9500

Piedmont Triad Partnership (336) 668-4556

Stairway Manufacturers' Assn. (508) 689-7553

U.S. Industrial Pellet Assn. (804) 771-9540

Window and Door Manufacturers Assn. (WDMA) (312) 321-6802

WDMA provides window, door and skylight professionals with education and professional programs and standards.

Women's Leadership Development Network (336) 882-9373

Wood Component Manufacturers Assn. (WCMA) (651) 332-6332

WCMA promotes the interests of the North American manufacturers of wood components and dimension stock. WCMA publishes an annual Source Guide and offers an Member Match program.

Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA) (443) 640-1052

WMMA helps domestic manufacturers of woodworking machinery, cutting tools and supplies meet the challenges of a changing global marketplace.

Wood Products Manufacturers Assn. (WPMA) (978) 874-5445

WPMA represents manufacturers of dimension and wood component products. Insurance and safety programs are among the member benefits.

Woodworking Career Alliance (WCA)

WCA offers programs S standards to promote a skilled workforce for the woodworking industry.

Woodworking Institute (916) 372-9943

Woodworking Machinery Industry Assn. (WMIA) (571) 279-8340

WMIA represents importers and distributors of machinery and ancillary equipment in North America. Its annual Wooden Globe Awards honor excellence in woodworking.

World Floor Covering Assn. (800) 624-6880


* A.R.E-POPAI (954) 893-7300,

Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association of Canada (AWMAC) (403) 981-7300

BC Wood (877) 422-9663

Bluewater Wood Alliance (226)-668-5455

* Business & Institutional Furniture Mfrs. Assn. (616)-285-3963

* Cabinet Makers Assn. (866) 562-2512

Canada Wood (604)-891-1259

Canadian Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Assn. (450)-227-4048

Canadian Home Builders Assn.

Canadian Kitchen Cabinet Assn. (613)-567-9171

Canadian Plywood Assn. (604) 981-4190

Canadian Wood Council (CWC) (613)-747-5544

Canadian Wooden Pallet and Container Assn. (877)-224-3555

Canadian Woodworking Machinery Distributors Assn. (CWMDA) (647)-802-2290

CertiWood- Canadian Plywood (866)-981-4177

Coast Forest Products Assn. (604) 891-1237

* Composite Panel Assn., (703)-724-1128

Council of Forest Ind. (604)-684-0211

Fenestration Canada (formerly CWDMA) (613)-424-7239

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) (613) 563-1441

* National Wooden Pallet & Container Assn. (703) 519-6104

Ontario Wood Products Export Assn. (OWPEA) (705)-253-9099

Quebec Furniture Manufacturers Assn. (514)-866-3631

Quebec Wood Export Bureau (Q-WEB) (418)-650-6385

Western Red Cedar Export Assn. (604)-891-1262

* Wood Component Manufacturers Assn. (651) 332-6332

* Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (443) 640-1052

Wood Mfg. Council (WMC) (613) 567-5511

* Wood Products Manufacturers Assn. (978) 874-5445

Woodlinks (613)-567-5511

* Woodworking Machinery Industry Assn. (571) 279-8340

* Denotes U.S.-based organization with Canadian membership


ACIMALL: Italian Woodworking Machinery and Tools Mfrs. Assn.

AFEMMA: Spanish Mfrs. Assn, of Machinery, Tools

ASORA: Argentina Wdwkg

European Panel Federation

Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research

Furniture Ind. Assn. of Bento Gonclaves (Sindmoveis)

Intl Research Group on Wood Protection

Taiwan Woodworking Machinery Assn, (twma)

VDMA: German Woodworking Machinery Manufacturers Assn.
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Date:Dec 1, 2015
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