NHLA Services

Boost Your Bottom Line!

NHLA provides services to help you improve all areas of your business through Certification Programs, Hardwood Lumber Inspection services, custom In-House Training, and Quality Control Checks. Learn more about our programs below, get in touch with your regional National Inspector, or connect with our Chief Inspector. Whatever your needs may be, our team of experts has the experience and knowledge to solve your unique issues.

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It's All About Who You Know

For more than 125 years, the title of NHLA National Inspector has stood for integrity, expertise, and commitment to the global hardwood lumber industry. Our team has more than 200 years of combined experience serving the hardwood industry in the United States, Canada, and around the world, and their expertise goes well beyond lumber inspections.

National Inspectors

For over 125 years, NHLA National Inspectors have stood for integrity, expertise, and commitment to the global hardwood lumber industry. The legacy of the NHLA “National Man” lives on with our current team of National Inspectors. 

Inspection Services

Inspection Services from NHLA help your company ensure quality and accuracy, reduce loss, and maximize profitability. Boost your bottom line with one of the many Services NHLA offers today!

Certification Programs

NHLA offers hardwood-specific certification programs to improve profitability, differentiate your business from the competition, and attract new customers.

The Rules

NHLA established the "Rules for the Measurement & Inspection of Hardwood & Cypress" in 1898, setting industry standards and creating stability for the hardwood industry. Since then, the Rules have been updated every four years to meet the needs of market conditions. 

In-House Training

NHLA National Inspectors provide optimal learning outcomes for your business and your employees. Custom training and education are done with your lumber, your equipment, at your pace, and with your goals in mind.

Yield and Quality Control

NHLA provides Production Yield Analysis services that are specifically created to enhance operations at your sawmill, reduce costs, and help you squeeze as much profit possible from every log.