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What is now known as the Composite Panel Association began 40 years ago as the National Particleboard Association. On January 21, 1960, representatives of two regional particleboard associations met in a Chicago hotel and voted to join forces.
Battelle is a research and development institute that has done work with the Formaldehyde Institute, the National Particleboard Association and others.
According to EPA sources, this program is a joint effort that is being undertaken with the National Particleboard Association and will focus on pressed wood products.
For the formaldehyde emission measurement, the test was performed in accordance with the National Particleboard Association (NPA) 2-hour-desicator test.
The National Particleboard Association reports that nearly 500 million square feet (mmsf) of particleboard and MDF capacity was scheduled to come on-line in 1995 and another 1,188 mmsf was anticipated to come on-line in 1996.
A study conducted by the National Particleboard Association (Eckelman 1990) showed that although numerous studies have been made of the holding strength of a few selected types of fasteners such as screws and dowels in wood-based composites, relatively few studies have been conducted of the strengths of fasteners commonly associated with the construction of case-type furniture, that is, mechanical RTA fittings.
The PB-MDF Institute was formed in 1989 by the National Particleboard Association to "broaden the base of participation in industry educational and promotional programs.
Panel supply "is a real problem for now," said Rich Margosian, general manager of the National Particleboard Association. He added that the supply crunch is a "combination of capacity and material availability problems, but mainly capacity."
The National Particleboard Association carries out a broad education program aimed at assisting manufacturers in the use of particleboard and medium density fiberboard (MDF).
Much of the research related to joining and fastening wood composites in furniture was compiled in a study conducted by the National Particleboard Association (Eckelman 1990).
Wood & Wood Products recently talked with Bill McCredie, executive vice-president of the National Particleboard Association. The interview focused on the factors that might affect the availability of medium density fiberboard and particleboard in the future.
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