Columbia Forest Products – Awards

Columbia Forest Products recognized as a 20 year supplier member at the recent North American Building Material Distribution Association.

Awarded by Southern Piedmont Technology Council (SPTC) for demonstrating excellence in technological innovation for the use of high-tech equipment and investment in new technology.

Architectural Products’ annual Top 50 Readers’ Choice issue spotlights the products their readers requested most each month. They present these products as a way to help designers identify products that demonstrate a certain utility, fulfill requirements that can help deliver sustainable projects, aid with meeting the needs of specific market segments, or simply look good. 

Columbia Forest Products has been named Vendor of the Year for 2012 by Phillips Plywood Company, Inc. The announcement was made by Douglas Madsen, Chairman and CEO of Phillips Plywood, in December. It is the sixth time Columbia has been so honored in 18 years.

The International Wood Products Association (IWPA) names Columbia Forest Products its Innovative Design winner for PureBond formaldehyde-free assembly technology. This EPA-award winning technology uses soy protein, water and a wet strength resin commonly used in the paper industry for decorative hardwood plywood assembly.

HPVA Achievement Award for 44 years of outstanding contributions and dedication to the industry and HPVA.

2011’s choice for best Greenbuild booth’s choice for best Greenbuild booth. Chosen for its clever use of the promoted product.

2010 Hardwood Forestry Fund Gifford Pinchot Award

Hardwood Forestry Fund Gifford Pinchot Award for Columbia’s outstanding efforts to support sustainable forestry and to conduct its business in the best interests of the environment.

2010 City of Greensboro’s Housing Summit 2010 Building Healthy Homes Award

City of Greensboro’s Housing Summit 2010 Building Healthy Homes Award “Housing Matters for a Sustainable Greensboro”

2010 Green Parents’ List

Green Parents’ List gives PureBond® its Check Mark for Healthy Home. The first ever in the plywood, cabinets and furniture categories. Verifies that products made with PureBond meet third part testing for VOCs and are safe for contact with young children.

2010 Rainforest Alliance Corporate Sustainable Standard Setter Award

2009 People’s Choice Top-10 GreenSpec Products of 2009

2009’s Best Green Products

Green Building Product Dealer Magazine

2009 Finalist, Home Depot Innovator of the Year Award

2009 Finalist, Sustainable North Carolina Business

Innovation Category

2008 Pacific Power Blue Sky Award

2008 Finalist, Interior Design Magazine Best of the Year Awards

Lyptus Hardwood Plywood

2007 EPA’s Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award

2006 Grand Prize MetaFore Innovation Awards

2006 Top 10 Green Building Product Sustainable Industries Journal

2005 Top 10 Green Building Product BuildingGreen

Publishers of Environmental Building News and the GreenSpec® Directory

2005 Editors’ Pick Architectural Record