IB X-LAM USA Announces APA Certification of Structured Glue-Laminated Timber (GLULAM)

Dothan – June 1, 2018 – IB X-LAM USA announced that their plant in Dothan, AL has met certification requirements of APA – The Engineered Wood Association to manufacture structural glue-laminated timbers, enabling the facility to produce glulam beams and columns.

In addition to Glulam, IB X-LAM USA also plans to manufacture cross-laminated timber (CLT) at the Dothan facility. Equipment for CLT production is currently being installed and is expected to be complete in Fall 2018.

Positive Customer Impact

Many customers will benefit from the first CLT operation in the Southeast. Glulam and CLT is manufactured using sustainably farmed wood and provides significant environmental benefits over other building materials, such as concrete and steel. The CLT panels are fabricated to strict tolerances in the plant, greatly reducing labor costs on construction sites. IB X-LAM USA will offer CLT and Glulam with finish grade lamella for projects that incorporate the inherent beauty created by exposed timber that can positively affect the occupant of a space.

Glulam and CLT

CLT is a new addition to the International Beams family of products produced ~ wood I-Joists, LVL and Glulam. IB X-LAM USA is committed to delivering the latest product updates in one convenient installation. CLT Handbook is available for download at http://internationalbeams.com/en/product_item/ib-max-core-clt/.

Founded in 1995, International Beams, is a worldwide leader in engineered wood products. The company offers a multitude of products and services designed to offer the widest range and highest quality engineered wood products in North America.

IB XLAM – USA  is a registered trademark of International Beams, LLC and International Beams Inc in the United States and Canada.

For more information, IB X-LAM USA: CLT or Glulam:

Steve Lieberman

844-XLAMUSA (844.952.6872)

steve.lieberman@ibewp.com

internationalbeams.com

For more information (press only):

Stephanie Coachman-Williams

941.552.9914

stephanie.williams@ibewp.com