Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia

Supplier

The EWPAA provides JAS-ANZ accredited product certification service to participants in the EWPAA, CodeMark, Chain of Custody, JAS, AWPA and JIS product certification schemes through laboratory testing products in mill audits and marketplace surveillance.

EWPAA trophy tells the story of plywood Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
A NATIONAL trophy for excellence in design using plywood and laminated veneer lumber captured the imagination of architects and specifiers at the recent Australian Timber Design Awards in Melbourne. “This ...
EWPAA 'flies' safe message on industry's emission levels Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
A point-of-sale flier that guarantees Australian and NZ engineered wood products are tested to conform to safe emission levels demanded by health authorities adds to an on-going consumer awareness campaign ...
Imported plywood formwork panels fail structural tests Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
The engineered wood industry has alerted construction work unions and the consumer law watchdog ACCC to significant examples of imported product non-compliance that could have cost lives on building projects ...
Reaction testing frame raises bar for safety, reliability of EWP Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
A REACTION testing frame recently commissioned by EWPAA has again raised the bar for structural engineered wood products that meet Australian and NZ standards for safety and reliability. The testing ...
Buildings fail safe emission ratings Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Plywood and veneer wardrobes and joinery items imported from China and installed on a multi-unit building project in northern NSW have been condemned after the Department of Housing found emission ...
Gold Coast lab maintains gold standard for EWPAA products Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Rigorous testing of wood-based panel products at the EWPAA’s NATA-accredited laboratory on the Gold Coast reaffirms the international respect the brand has earned for certification and product analysis. The ...
High emission wood panel products still on Australian markets Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
FLAT pack book shelves sourced in Asia and purchased on the open market in southeast Queensland have failed Australian standards for formaldehyde emissions. In one sample laboratory tested by EWPAA ...
EWPAA sticks to standards on plywood, panel products Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
A new product awareness campaign that delivers a ‘peace of mind’ message to wood suppliers and consumers on the safety of Australasian plywood and panel products was launched at the ...
Solid wood now certified as an engineered product by EWPAA Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Solid wood producers have widely accepted a certification system that will give consumers the confidence that structural timber is a true and reliable engineered product. The Plantation Timber Certification System ...
Imported formwork unsafe after bond quality fails in EWPAA tests Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
The engineered wood products industry’s vigilant watch on imports has snared another non-compliant product that has threatened the safety of workers on a Melbourne building site. Formwork on the ...
Keeping plywood up to standard Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Getting together at Plywood House in Brisbane for deliberations on a number of plywood standards are, seated from left, Kevin Lyngcoln (chairman), Simon Dorries, general manager, Engineered Wood Products Association ...
Certification and best use of engineered wood products combined Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Under a glowing, high-vaulted panelled canopy of Tasmanian blackwood installed 120 years ago in the ceiling of the neo-Gothic St Pauls Chapter House in Flinders Lane, Melbourne, presentations of the ...
Japanese audit of JAS scheme in Brisbane Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Representatives of the Japanese Food and Agricultural Materials Inspection Centre (FAMIC) were in Brisbane recently for the annual audit of the JAS standards program that certifies plywood and LVL use ...
AWU vows to act on flood of foreign wood products Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Asian wood traders using the ‘backdoor’ to filter non-compliant structurally unsafe building materials into the construction industry have awakened one of Australia’s largest blue collar unions to the threats ...
EWPAA takes lead role as an international testing body Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
THE Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia is taking a more powerful role as a lead industry organisation for certification and product analysis following a start-up of new timber testing ...
Forest management schemes gain credit with green architects Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Acceptance by the green building industry of all accredited forest management schemes has been lauded by some of Australia’s top ‘green architects’. A survey by the Engineered Wood Products ...
Timber gains green ground after GBCA’s revision on credits Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
A number of ‘green’ construction sites have started accepting timber certified under the Australian Forestry Standard, reversing an FSC-only policy stringently adhered to for many years. This follows the decision ...
Plywood box beams: a fast, flexible construction alternative Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Plywood box beams are a great alternative to steel beams and other engineered wood products used commonly in construction. They are fast, flexible, strong and lightweight – but according to research ...
Australian Forestry Standard breakthrough Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Timber gains ground on green building sites after GBCA’s revision on credits. A NUMBER of ‘green’ construction sites have started accepting timber certified under the Australian Forestry Standard, reversing ...
Plywood box beams: a fast, flexible construction alternative Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Plywood box beams are a great alternative to steel beams and other engineered wood products used commonly in construction. They are fast, flexible, strong and lightweight – but according to research ...
Deadly coffins threaten jobs Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Imported coffins made with noxious glues that fail Australian standards for emissions are being sold in Queensland. Trevor Taylor, a principal of Ashton Manufacturing, one of Australia’s largest suppliers ...
Plywood ... you can bet your life on it! Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia
Leading Brisbane architect Mark Wilson believes in engineered wood products – he’s been designing buildings in plywood for more than 25 years; in fact, he can bet his life on ...

Head Office

Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia

3 Dunlop Street

Newstead, QLD, 4006

Phone: 07 3250 3...

Regional Office/Distributor

ATCA Test Laboratory

Unit 3

45 Tallebudgera Creek Road

West Burleigh, QLD, 4219

Phone: 07 5520 4...

Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia

Head Office

Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia

3 Dunlop Street

Newstead, QLD, 4006

Phone: 07 3250 3...

Regional Office/Distributor

ATCA Test Laboratory

Unit 3

45 Tallebudgera Creek Road

West Burleigh, QLD, 4219

Phone: 07 5520 4...