UMaine Wood Composites Center Receives International Certification to Help Companies Develop New Products

ORONO– Structural and materials tests performed by the Advanced Engineered Wood Composites (AEWC) Center at the University of Maine have received an international stamp of approval that will help companies develop new products. The International Accreditation Service (IAS), Inc. has certified AEWC as a laboratory that meets standards for 47 different tests of plastics, wood products, composites, adhesives and structural panels and assemblies.

The IAS is a nonprofit subsidiary of the International Code Council that provides the foundation for quality control functions used by industrial associations and government agencies around the world.

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