Why Choose Wood


To learn about the carbon neutral, energy efficient, and sustainable attributes of American Hardwoods, visit the American Hardwoods Information Center – The authoritative resource for American Hardwoods.

To view recent articles about choosing wood products for your home or office, forestry facts, and the health benefits of wood products, visit this page on the WCMA website.


Real American Hardwood

Real American Hardwood Coalition

We recognize that the industry is facing significant  challenges due to substitute materials, unclear messaging about the benefits of hardwood, and consumer trends. The WCMA has agreed to  financially support a coalition between other hardwood associations to collectively promote U.S. hardwoods. Learn more here.

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What's New

December 2, 2022 Mandatory Rule for Furniture Stability Published
A new mandatory product safety rule designed to reduce the number of injuries and deaths associated with furniture tipping over on young children was published in the Federal Register on November 25. Read...
November 22, 2022 United Furniture Closing; 2,700 Workers Notified by Midnight Email to Stay Home
Approximately 2,700 United Furniture Industries employees are now unemployed after learning by email that they were not to report to work and the move was likely permanent. Read more
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