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International Wood Magazine and Buyers Guide
Developed and agreed upon jointly by IWPA and APKINDO (The Indonesian Wood Panel Association), these procedures provide guidelines for independent inspection and resolution of trade disputes in excess of $10,000. Last revised in 1997.
Procurement Standard for Imported Hardwood Plywood (IWPA-2011)
Please note that this was written prior to the recent EPA TSCA VI regulations were issued and does not reflect those substantial requirements.
This standard, adopted April 2010, describes the grades made from various wood species. The Standard contains quality criteria; provisions for packing; and definitions. It is intended for voluntary use by North American buyers, distributors, architects, and world suppliers of wood veneer products and platforms. Requirements are described for wood species; veneer types, grades and sizes; sanding; and finishing. A glossary of trade terms is provided for better communication and understanding, and provisions are included for crate and panel marking to indicate compliance with this Product Standard. 21 pp.
Voluntary grading rules for lauan doorskins jointly developed by IWPA, the Window and Door Manufactuers Association (Previously the National Woodwork Manufacturers Association) and TPMEA (Taiwan Plywood Manufacturers & Exporters Association). 8pp: Last revised, 1981.
Standards jointly adopted by the IWPA Lumber Products Committee, The Malaysian Timber Industry Board, and the Malaysian Wood Moulding Council to establish quality levels for premium, standard and utility grades. Pdf only (or duplicate copies). 44pp. Last revised, 1987.
Consolidation of IWPA packaging standards encompassing panels, veneer, and lumber products imported into the U.S. Also outlines governmental requirements for ISPM 15 markings and requirements for solid wood packaging. 12pp. Pdf format only or duplicate copies.
List developed in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). Includes common names with corresponding scientific name and area of origin. Developed to facilitate the flow of goods through U.S. ports. Pdf only (or duplicate copies), 15pp: