The Southern Pine Inspection Bureau is the leader in providing quality assurance standards to the softwood lumber industry. Since 1915, SPIB has maintained all grading rules for Southern Pine which are the standards for the entire Southern Pine industry. Our services include Lumber Audits (Visually and Mechanically Graded Lumber, Glued Lumber, HT and Export Services), Treated Wood Inspections, Laboratory Analyses, Training (including E-Learning), Wood Packaging and Pellet Inspections, and Special Services (including Certificate Inspections and Production Surveys).
Treated Wood Quality Audit Programs provide a customized third-party quality control program to help Treated Wood producers meet industry-approved standards.
Internationally accredited, SPIB’s Treated Wood Laboratory is among the best in the industry for accuracy and efficiency. Our experienced staff, automated instrumentation and extensive listing of approved analytical methods allows the SPIB Lab to deliver confidence to our customers with fast, reliable results for all preservative systems in the marketplace today.
We provide services to the entire continental US. SPIB’s Western Wood Services division is dedicated to products and producers in the western U.S.
For more information about SPIB, please visit www.spib.org