Many people are surprised to learn the air quality in an average home can be ten times more polluted than the air in an urban city. Plywood, paint and other materials commonly used for home building and remodeling can emit toxic chemicals, but there are eco-friendly options available. Read More
We want to honor the North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA), a trade association representing wholesale distributors of surfacing materials, wood panels, cabinet hardware, finishes and other related products. Read More
When designers choose a particle board, they rely on specific material properties ranging from workability, how well it holds a finish, strength, fire resistance and much more. Material manufacturers—such as our Ampine division of Timber Products Company—must produce and continually demonstrate that their products meet or exceed customers' requirements. This is where the lab work at Ampine comes into play.
Hardwood lumber and hardwood veneer have been produced at Timber Products Company’s Munising, Mich. location since we acquired the facility in 1988. Today, the sawmill services the Great Lakes region, with some lumber reaching the southeast and West Coast where it is utilized in cabinets and flooring (including basketball courts), cases, packaging, pallets and railroad ties. The veneer is used on decorative walls, doors, cabinets, desktops and other furniture around the country. Read More
Laying a solid foundation is important for any structure, whether it is pouring concrete for a building or selecting panels for a set of cabinets. The foundation serves to hold everything together—to keep a structure straight and worry-free for years. Read More