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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Help Us Grow


WCMA’s Member-Get-A-Member campaign is your opportunity to share the value of WCMA and your WCMA membership experience with other component and dimension manufacturers. Recruit or Refer a new WCMA member between February 1 – September 30, 2022 and get rewarded through monthly gift card drawings, a chance for free registration to the Fall Conference, and recognition in our newsletters and on our website!

Campaign Details & Resources

New Member Referral Form

Contact WCMA Staff


Fall Conference


Visit the event site

November 2-4   Minneapolis, MN


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What's New

September 20, 2022 Canada Celebrates National Forest Week September 18-24
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