TROY, MI - Oakwood Veneer, a manufacturer of panel products, veneers and architectural panels, became a supplier member of the Architectural Woodwork Institute, effective July 30.

Peter Rogers, CEO and owner of Oakwood Veneer, said, "We took a look at our customers and realized that a great number of them were AWI members. It only makes sense to join and support such an outstanding and solid professional organization where we can be a part of what’s right in the woodworking industry.”

Oakwood Veneer Joins AWI Supplier RanksOakwood Veneer, founded in 1986, employs 15 people and operates a 40,000-square-foot facility in Troy, MI. About 25,000 square feet is dedicated to warehousing more than 320 domestic and exotic species of wood available for same-day shipping. The company also processes raw wood veneer into sheets that are spliced, backed, flexed and sanded. has posted several wood veneer technical tips authored by Rogers. Included is "Six Tips on Phenolic-Backed Veneer Installation."