National Wood Flooring Association

The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing all segments of the hardwood flooring industry, including manufacturers, distributors, retailers, installers, importers/exporters, inspectors, and consultants. We participate as a manufacturing member. Don serves on the Board of Directors, and our own Allie Finkell is the Chair of the Emerging Leader Network


The Hardwood Federation

The Hardwood Federation is the largest DC-based hardwood industry trade association, representing thousands of hardwood businesses in every state in the U.S. and acting as the industry’s advocacy voice on Capitol Hill.

It is an umbrella organization representing the majority of trade associations engaged in the manufacturing, wholesaling, or distribution of North American hardwood lumber, veneer, plywood, flooring and related products.

The Federation’s mission is to:

  • Promote and represent the common business interests of and improve business conditions among members of the hardwood industry
  • Maintain a healthy business environment for family businesses and small companies in the hardwood community
  • Maintain commercial access to federal and private hardwood timberlands
  • Maintain and improve the health of public and private hardwood forests

Decorative Hardwoods Association

Decorative Hardwoods Association – beginning in 1921, formerly known as Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association, the DHA represents the hardwood plywood, hardwood veneer, and engineered hardwood flooring industries. Together we produce 90% of the hardwood plywood stock panels and hardwood veneer manufactured in North America. The DHA seeks to educate consumers about the benefits of hardwood and the quality differentiators between veneer and manufacturing techniques.