Reflecting a paradigm shift in how wood as a construction material is perceived by architects and engineers, reThink Wood has re-branded to Think Wood. Check out their website.
The Softwood Lumber Board’s 2018 budget may be viewed here.
Wood, Naturally’s booth (#823) will feature 11 live demo sessions by Mark Clement on framing, bathrooms, kitchens, and more. Click here for more information on Mark.
Highlights: Hybrid mass timber research, new Wood, Naturally content, top 50 wood articles of 2017, a new wood champion, and AWC tall wood research. … Read more »
Wood products have historically been underrepresented in the U.S. Department of Defense construction market because of misconceptions regarding wood’s performance in blast conditions. Working with USDA Forest Products Laboratory, the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) is… Read more »
A new report by Forest Economic Advisors (FEA), commissioned by the Softwood Lumber Board (SLB), highlights the importance of softwood lumber manufacturing to the U.S. economy and, in particular, the health of rural communities. Through… Read more »
Expanding markets is central to the Softwood Lumber Board’s (SLB’s) mission, as new and larger markets create increased softwood lumber demand and consumption and increased revenue for producers and manufacturers. After weathering the financial and… Read more »
Lumber is an integral part of both your business and how America builds housing. The Softwood Lumber Board (SLB) works tirelessly to make it more than that. The SLB is working to make wood not… Read more »
SLB Partners on New Report Which Provides Fire-Rated Solutions for Mass Timber Connection Assemblies
Arup, D.R. Johnson, MyTiCon and the Softwood Lumber Board partnered to complete three full-scale fire tests for glulam beam to column connectors. The fire tests were loaded to simulate typical building conditions. The testing is a… Read more »
The SLB is supporting engineering researchers at Colorado School of Mines to perform seismic tests on an innovative two-story structure made of cross laminated timber (CLT). The tests will generate the scientific data and knowledge… Read more »