Forest Products Society
SmallWood 2012 is organized by the Forest Products Society (FPS). Supporting information exchange on the use of wood and wood-fiber resources, the Forest Products Society provides its members and others in the forest industry a variety of conference opportunities and publications for furthering member research and goals. Through its sections, chapters and technical interest groups, FPS links an international network of scholars and industry professionals. The close connection with research enables the industry to gain the competitive advantage essential in this current intensively globalized economy. For 63 years, FPS has served the industry and its members' needs and will continue to offer leading-edge information on forest products research for the 21st century.