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EPA Announcement: Deadline Extended

  • June 5, 2017
  • by Columbia Forest Products

A few months ago, the Environmental Protection Agency finalized regulations to further limit the levels of formaldehyde emitted while manufacturing composite wood materials. These regulations aim to limit exposure to formaldehyde and protect the wide range of consumers who buy and use composite wood materials. As with any change in regulation, the timeline for implementation […]

Columbia Forest Products Reiterates Commitment to Building Products with No Added Formaldehyde

  • March 19, 2015
  • by lwinkler

Greensboro, NC  – March 18, 2015 In recent weeks, reports from CBS News’ 60 Minutes program titled: “Lumber Liquidators Linked to Health and Safety Violations” which aired on March 1, 2015 and other news outlets have refocused the public’s attention on the health risks of elevated formaldehyde levels that can be present in composite wood […]

Updated Hardwood Plywood Grading Guide

  • March 13, 2015
  • by lwinkler

The English version of the Hardwood Plywood Grading Guide brought to you by Columbia Forest Products has been updated for 2015. The updates include a new color palette that reflects Columbia’s re-branding efforts from 2013, as well as updates in regards to relevant company information. The digital version is currently online and available to download […]

60 Minutes on Lumber Liquidators

  • March 4, 2015
  • by lwinkler

In case you missed it this past Sunday night,  check out the 60 Minutes segment on Lumber Liquidators about the amounts of toxic formaldehyde in their Chinese manufactured flooring. Click here for article and see video below. NOTE: Columbia Forest Products North American manufactured PureBond hardwood plywood is formaldehyde-free!