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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...
Save the Date: Fall 2020 WBC IAB Meeting
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
The Fall 2020 Industry Advisory Board Meeting will be held at the Oregon State University Portland Center in Portland, Oregon on Monday and Tuesday, September 28-29, 2020, immediately prior to the International Conference on Wood Adhesives, which begins on September 30. Details available in early 2020.

Next WBC Meeting

Spring 2020 IAB Meeting

April 15-16, 2020


Next WBC Short Course

16th Wood Adhesion Short Course

Corvallis, Oregon

Planned for Summer 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.