A broad range of research, teaching, and extension activities are conducted at the Wood Research Laboratory. Related Videos FPRD building tour
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.
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.