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 Knowing the PWPA

PWPA is the national association of corporations, partnership and individuals involved in forest management, forest plantation development, manufacturing of lumber, veneer and plywood and other downstream value-added wood products as well as in trading of these products.

The vision-mission of PWPA is geared toward both managing the forest and developing the wood-based industry on productively sustainable basis in order to have them serve their ecological, social and economic ends. To know more about PWPA click here.




DENR Lifts Suspension of Cutting in Natural and Residual Forests - For Plantation Development in Regions 9 & 13
The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), on its memorandum dated May 28 May 2013, consistently with Executive Order No. 23 of February 2011 and the Anti-Illegal Logging Task Force Resolution No. 2011-005, lifted the suspension of cuttin

PWPA, UPLB Sign Deed of Book Donation
The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA), over the many years, has accumulated volumes or collections of books, journals and other reference materials pertaining particularly to the wood industry. To have access to, and share their value especiall

PWPA Meets FPI Chair Emeritus
The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) met with Federation of Philippine Industries (FPI) Chairman Emeritus Meneleo Carlos, Jr. last April 18, 2013 in his office at the RI Chemicals, Inc. compound in Pasig City to discuss means of controlling pl

PWPA Attends Workshop on Sustainable Forest Management
The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) joined other forestry institutions from government, academic, non-government organizations and the private sector in a workshop on Setting a Unified Forest Management Framework on February 7-8, 2013 at Fers

PWPA Meets Mega Maderas of Guatemala
Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) Vice President for Lumber and Director Ramon Uy welcomed the Mega Maderas representatives Project Manager Paulina Alvarado and Fiji Operations Manager Carlos Arriola at the PWPA office on April 15, 2013.

PWPA Meets Perusahaan Kosinar SDN. BHD.
The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) met with Perusahaan Kosinar SDN. BHD executive director A. Onogi in March 26, 2013 to discuss the potential of the Philippines as a market for plywood.

PWPA in Plantation Logs/Lumber Grading Meeting
The Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA), as a member of the technical committee (TC) of the PCAARRD-assisted project “Efficient Utilization of Technologies for Selected Industrial Tree Plantation Species (ITPS) in CARAGA Region,” joined the Fores

Preliminary US anti-dumping duties for plywood imports from China
The US Department of Commerce announced on April 30 the preliminary anti-dumping duties on decorative plywood imports from China

EU FLEGT Update from EFI
The European Forest Institute (EFI) EU FLEGT Facility, in cooperation with the EU FAO FLEGT Programme and the European Union, publishes regular updates on progress in negotiating and implementing VPAs. The following is extracted from the recent EFI Upda

Chamber of Mines files SC motion to nullify Hontiveros petition
MANILA, Philippines - The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines (COMP) filed yesterday a motion before the Supreme Court seeking to nullify the petitions filed by former Akbayan partylist Risa Hontiveros and others challenging the constitutionality of reven

Congressman Renato Dragon
Congressman Renato Dragon was the president of the Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) from 1983-1984, during the Martial Law period. Together with industry stalwarts Roberto Reyes, Ernesto Sanvictores, Santiago de Guzman and Aristeo Puyat, he wo

FMB Director Romeo T. Acosta
First of all, in behalf of the directors, officers, members and staff of the Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA), which represents the wood industry, we would like to convey our deepest condolences and sincerest sympathies to the family of Direct

Mr. Santiago de Guzman
Mr. Santiago de Guzman, fondly called Tito, was the president of the Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) from 1982-1983. Tito de Guzman was the president of one of the oldest wood companies in the Philippines called Insular Lumber Company. It is




PWPA Board Meeting
Date: June 18, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 12:00 noon
Venue: Hai Shin Lou Seafood King Restaurant
810 Arnaiz Avenue (formerly Pasay Road)
San Lorenzo Village, Makati



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