The Importance of the APA Trademark
American engineered wood products are manufactured to conform to US voluntary national standards, proprietary standards as well as some European Standards.
The trademark tells a customer that this product has been manufactured under the strictest programme of quality inspection and testing for a specific use.
Only when member mills have successfully passed the APA’s third-party auditing process can they add the official APA trademark – and it can be withdrawn.
Each trademark carries vital product usage information. View here examples of APA trademarks and a guide to the panel notations.
Several independent agencies provide quality assurance services to U.S. manufacturers of including APA – The Engineered Wood Association and TECO Corporation.
|APA – The Engineered Wood Association
7011 So. 19th St.
US website: http//www.apawood.org
1507 Matt Pass — Suite 2
US website: http://www.tecotested.com