Our News

Press releases and statements from AWC about the industry, building codes and standards, and public policy.

July 21, 2022
July 19, 2022
Mass Timber Pilot Program

AWC Applauds House Passage of NDAA with Mass Timber Pilot Program

June 14, 2022
AWC Staffing Updates

AWC Announces Promotion and Engineering, Field Staff Additions

March 08, 2022
AWC Releases Update to Span Calculator

AWC Updates Span Calculator to 2018 Design Values

December 09, 2021
AWC, NAFO, SLMA Statement on Sustainability Executive Order

The American Wood Council, National Alliance of Forest Owners and Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association issued a joint statement on President Biden’s Executive Order, Catalyzing America’s Clean Energy Economy Through Federal Sustainability.

December 01, 2021
PotlatchDeltic President and CEO to Lead AWC Board of…

The American Wood Council (AWC) today announced the election of PotlatchDeltic President and CEO Eric Cremers as the Chairman of the AWC Board of Directors for a two-year term, effective January 1, 2022.

October 18, 2021
Roseburg, LP Building Solutions Executives Elected to AWC’s Board…

The American Wood Council (AWC) today announced the election of Roseburg Forest Products President and CEO Grady Mulbery and LP Building Solutions Senior Vice President of Manufacturing Services Mike Blosser to the AWC Board of Directors, effective immediately.

October 18, 2021
AWC Leads National Forest Products Week with Video Case…

The American Wood Council (AWC) is kicking off National Forest Products Week today with a video case study and virtual panel discussion to highlight the public-private partnership that drove the construction of the University of Idaho’s mass timber arena.

September 15, 2021
AWC Responds to Boston Globe Article

American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Jackson Morrill issued a statement following Congress’ passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included language to establish a pilot program to evaluate the effects of using mass timber products in Department of Defense military construction projects.