Community Links


Many organizations are associated with activities relating to the International Research Group on Wood Protection. Below are links to many such organizations that form the global network in wood products protection.

Universities/Research institutes  (with IRG members)


Alexandria University
University of Zimbabwe    


Bangladesh Forest Research Institute 
Chinese Academy of Forestry 
Chonnam National University 
Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun (India) 
Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba (Japan) 
Guangxi University 
Hacettepe University 
Karadeniz Technical University 
Kerala Forest Research Institute 
Kindai University 
Korea Forest Research Institute 
Korea University 
Kyoto University, Graduate School of Agriculture 
Kyoto University, Research Inst for Sustainable Humanosphere 
National Ilan University (Taiwan) 
Royal Forest Department, Bangkok 
Tokyo University of Agriculture & Technology 
University Malaysia Sarawak 
University of Tehran 
University of Tsukuba 


Queensland Dept of Primary Industries & Fisheries        
Scion Research  


Building Research Establishment  
Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung 
Centre de Recherche de la Nature, des Forêts et du Bois 
CNR Ivalsa 
Danish Technological Institute 
École Supérieure du Bois 
Eidgenössische Materialprüfungs- und Forschungsanstalt EMPA 
ENSTIB, Université Lorraine 
FCBA - Institut Technologique 
Forestry Commission 
Fraunhofer Institut für Holzforschung 
Ghent University  
Göteborgs Universitet 
Holzforschung Austria 
Imperial College London 
Institute of Wood Technology, Poznan  
Istanbul University 
Laboratorio Nacional de Engenharia Civil 
MPA Eberswalde 
Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute NIBIO  
Norwegian University of Life Sciences 
Poznan University of Life Sciences  
Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University 
SHR Timber Research 
Technical University in Zvolen 
Technische Universität Wien 
The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences 
Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour 
Université de Lorraine 
University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde 
University of Gottingen
University of Hannover    
University of Ljubljana 
University of Oxford  
University of Portsmouth 
University of Wales, Bangor    
Warsaw Agricultural University 
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland 

North America

FPInnovations - Forintek Div. 
Louisiana State University Agricultural Center 
Michigan State University 
Michigan Technological University 
Mississippi State University 
Oregon State University   
State University of New York 
University of British Columbia 
University of California at Berkeley 
University of Florida 
University of Hawaii at Manoa 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
University of Miami 
University of Tennessee 
University of Toronto 
USDA Forest Service 
West Virginia University 

South America  

University of Brasilia 
Universidad del Bio-Bio 
University of the Andes 
IPT Instituto Pesquisas Tecnológicas   


Wood preserving/ Wood protection associations 

American Wood Protection Association (AWPA)  
British Wood Preserving and Damp-proofing Association (BWPDA)
Associação Brasileira de Preservadores de Madeira
Canadian Wood Preservation Association (CWPA)  
European Wood Preservative Manufacturers Group
International Biodeterioration Research Group (IBRG) 
Japan Wood Protection Association (JWPA)  
Nordic Wood Preservation Council (NWPC) 
South African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA) 
The Swedish Wood Preservation Association 
The Wood Protection Association (UK) 
Timber Preservers Association of Australia 
European Institute for Wood Preservation (WEI) 
VHN The Dutch Wood Preservers' Association 
Western Wood Preservers Institute

Industry/Consultants etc. (with IRG members)


CMC Chemicals (Pty) Ltd T/A Timberlife  
Wood Works, (Burundi)    

Kanematsu-NNK Corporation 
Rural Electrification Board (REB) 

Dr Don's Termite Pages 
Kopper Performance Chemicals (NZ) 
TimTech Chemicals Ltd 

Biocide Information Service 
Catas spa 
Dyrup A/S 
George McGill 
Hussvamp Laboratoriet APS 
Janssen Pharmaceutica NV 
lavTOX - Holzlabor  
Mycoteam A/S 
Koppers Performance Chemicals (Europe)
Woodchem BV 

Wood Identification and Treatment Guide

North America    
EverDry Forest Products 
Hinkley Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste 
GEI Consultants 
Genics Inc 
Kop-Coat Inc 
McFarland Cascade  
McIntyre Associates Inc 
Pole Maintenance Company 
Sansin Corporation 
Stella-Jones Inc 
Timber Products Inspection 

South America    
Lonza Quimetal 
Montana Quimica SA 
Pluschemie SA 



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