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

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March 08, 2022
AWC Releases Update to Span Calculator

AWC Updates Span Calculator to 2018 Design Values

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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September 14, 2021
AWC Supports House Ag Reconciliation Recommendations for Significant Investments…

American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Jackson Morrill issued the following statement following the House Agriculture Committee’s draft legislation recommendations for the reconciliation package.

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September 06, 2021
AWC Responds to Flawed Boston Globe Story about Modern…

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.

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September 02, 2021
AWC Applauds Inclusion of Mass Timber Pilot Program in…

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.

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July 26, 2021
AWC Welcomes USFS Chief Randy Moore

LEESBURG, VA. – American Wood Council (AWC) President and CEO Jackson Morrill issued the following statement in response to Randy Moore’s appointment as the 20th Chief of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Forest Service.