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Industry standards: The WCMA establishes
and maintains the “Rules and Specifications for
Dimension and Woodwork.” A necessary addition
to any plant, the Rulebook covers dimension and
component grading rules, tolerances, and claim
procedures for domestic and export trade. It also
serves as a guideline for buyers of dimension
and component products when specifying their
component products. The pocket-sized Rulebook
is available for $10.00 per copy to non-members
and is available free to members in the member
section of the website, WCMA.com.
WCMA mission statement & objectives:
The Wood Component Manufacturers Association
advances and promotes the interests of the North
American wood products industry through interactive and innovative manufacturing solutions.
The objectives of the WCMA are as follows:
• Promote a friendly exchange of ideas among
those engaged in the dimension and component
• Develop and promote a general demand for
the industry’s products and services.
• Collect and distribute useful economic and
technical information concerning industry trends
• Serve as a business referral clearinghouse
by responding to inquiries from dimension and
component buyers and passing this information on
to its members.
• Conduct seminars and meetings that will
satisfy the educational needs of our members.
• Establish and maintain standard rules and specifications for the dimension and components industry.
• Cooperate with other wood product trade associations and appropriate government agencies to
promote and protect the interests of the industry.
As a company in the wood components industry,
one of the wisest investments you can make is mem-
bership in the WCMA. To take advantage of these
many member benefits, please visit WCMA.com
today and fill out the membership application. You
can also contact the WCMA office with any questions.
P.O. Box 662
Lindstrom, MN 55045
See us at IWF Booth #4734