The Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association, based in Reston, Virginia has taken on two new employees to HPVA Laboratories.

Josh Hosen becomes HPVA Laboratories’ new manager of certification services. Mr Hosen has had previous experience in product certification programmes.

Mike Axton joins HPVA Laboratories as the new laboratory technologist and analytical chemist.  He is an ACS Certified Chemistry graduate from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia.