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Spring IAB Meeting Moved to Online Format
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
The Spring IAB Meeting, scheduled for April in Columbus, OH, has been cancelled. Stay tuned for information on how we will disseminate research results using online tools. Hexion has agreed to host the Spring 2021 IAB Meeting in Columbus, and we look forward to returning next year.
WBC Student Receives Honorable Mention in Virginia Tech Competiion
Saturday, November 16, 2019
WBC Student Ryan Gray won honorable mention in Virginia Tech's 2019 Adhesive and Sealant GRA Award competition. He was awarded one semester of GRA support and will travel to Charleston, SC to present at the February 2020 meeting of the Adhesion Society. Ryan is a PhD candidate studying with Professor and WBC Co-Director, Chip Frazier.
Spring 2020 WBC IAB Meeting: Registration Now Open
Thursday, August 29, 2019
The Spring 2020 Industry Advisory Board Meeting will be hosted by Hexion, Inc. in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday and Thursday, April 15-16. Both the IAB Technical and Executive Committees are scheduled to meet. Activities will include a Research Planning Roundtable Session on Day 2. Read More...
Welcome Freres Lumber Co., Inc.
Thursday, August 01, 2019
Welcome to the newest member of the WBC, Freres Lumber Co., Inc., the Oregon-based producer of Mass Plywood Panels (MPP), as well as plywood, veneer, lumber and electricity. Read More...

Next WBC Meeting

Spring 2020 IAB Meeting (Online Sessions)

April 14, 2020

May 12, 2020

May 20, 2020 (IAB EC)


Next WBC Short Course

16th Wood Adhesion Short Course

Corvallis, Oregon

August 12-13, 2020


Next WBC Short Course

Online Short Courses

Online Wood-Based Composites Short Course Series:

WBC members receive a 25% discount on unlimited registrations. Register anytime.

  • Wood Structure
  • Wood/Water Relationships
  • Applied Statistics/Data Analysis
  • Wood Adhesion Science & Technology
  • Strand-based Composite Manufacturing
  • Practical Wood Adhesive Technology
  • Structural Plywood & Veneer Based Composite Manu.