Welcome to the Wood Research Laboratory (WRL). WRL is a unit in the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, located in FPRD Building on the Purdue University main campus.FPRD building

The WRL mission is to:

  • Develop new knowledge and add value to biomaterials,
  • Encourage innovation in wood-based products,
  • Improve wood products engineering,
  • develop new processing technologies,
  • develop new uses for wood residues, and
  • assist Indiana wood products manufacturers.


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