ATLANTA – At IWF, the German Timber Promotion Fund (German Timber) presented wood construction and interior design to show how quality materials and state-of-the-art technology can meet green building and sustainability standards, according to the organization.

German Timber exhibited at Booth #4761 in Building B at the Georgia World Congress Center. At the booth, the non-profit marketing organization of the German forest and wood-based industry showed examples of engineered wood products such as KVH, DUO/TRIO and Glulam.

It also presented a wide range of applications of European hardwoods such as European Beech and white oak, which included everything from interior design to furniture manufacturing.

Germany is the second largest importer of sawn timber into the United States with about 1.4 million cubic meters in 2007, so German Timber is continuing its efforts to extend an ongoing dialogue between the German wood industry and U.S. builders and manufacturers, according to a release.

“The German forest sector specifically appreciates the fact that the U.S. market is one of the most demanding internationally in terms of quality and innovation,” said Dr. Thorsten Mrosek, Head of Marketing International for the organization. “We also see increasing market potential for modern wood products from sustainability managed forests in the context of green and sustainable building.”

Further information on modern wood products for sustainable living can be found at www.germantimber.com.

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