May 1, 2015 Dear Client/Stakeholder: You may be hearing and reading stories concerning testing we did of flooring products for a client in Dallas, Texas. We wanted you to hear directly from us what happened. We were asked to test two flooring samples. We did. The client did not tell us where the flooring was […]
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Good Morning, Please see the joint industry statement related to a 60 Minutes story about Lumber Liquidators and specifically concerning the utilized test methodology to measure formaldehyde. As the second accredited laboratory engaged by 60 Minutes for small chamber analysis of deconstructed flooring samples the attached statement is reflective of our opinion of the ARB […]
Recently, the CBS program 60 Minutes aired a piece on Chinese-made laminated flooring that was tested for formaldehyde emissions. Benchmark International was one of the labs hired to test products purchased and supplied by 60 Minutes. Benchmark International tested all products provided using CARB’s testing methodology and standard operating procedures.
On May 16, 2013, Benchmark International COO Travis Snapp testified before the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Oceans and Insular Affairs during the Oversight Hearing on “The 2008 Lacey Act Amendments.” The video below features excerpts of Travis’ testimony from that hearing.
The EPA recently released a new regulation to protect the public from exposure to formaldehyde. This new regulation includes additional products not covered by CARB and will impact multiple businesses throughout the wood products industry at both the primary and secondary points of manufacture. We’re Here to Help At Benchmark International, we’re here to support […]
Dear Friends, Welcome to the new Benchmark International website! We hope you like its easy-to-navigate, enhanced features. We’re always looking for ways to serve you better, and this site will help us achieve that goal. Use our new site to learn more about our testing, engineering design, inspection and certification services. We offer the widest […]