SPRINGFIELD, OR – Timber Products Co. announced that its hardwood plywood and particleboard mills in Medford, OR, have been certified to meet the California Air Resources Board (CARB) requirements. This designation makes Timber Products one of the first U.S. hardwood plywood manufacturers to have its entire product line CARB-certified.

The Composite Panel Assn., which is authorized by CARB as an official third-party certification body, conducted the audit process.

“We have been working toward certification for some time and our mills are now ready to supply the industry with panel products that meet the CARB regulations,” said Timber Products Vice President Roger Rutan. “The CARB regulation goes beyond California. Any company that does business in the state or has customers who do business in the state can be assured that our products are CARB-certified.”

Timber Products’ hardwood plywood meets or exceeds CARB Phase I formaldehyde levels, including panels made with MDF, veneer core and particleboard cores. Also certified are all raw particleboard panels. Additionally, the company’s mills in Grants Pass, OR, and Corinth, MS, are expected to be CARB- certified in the next 30 to 60 days, according to Rutan.

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