How to Enroll

Enrolling in the PFI Standards Program

Information for Fuel Manufacturers

Enrollment for fuel manufacturers is underway. To enroll in the program, manufacturers of densified biomass must contact an accredited auditing agency. The following twelve auditing agencies have been accredited by the Board of Review of the American Lumber Standard Committee (ALSC) to provide services for the PFI Standards Program.

Alberta Forest Products Association, Edmonton, AB Canada

Canadian Mill Services Association, New Westminster, BC, Canada

Carolina Inspection Service, Inc., Monroe, NC

Conway & Robison, LLC, Sharpsburg, GA

Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association, Cumberland, ME

PFS Corporation, Cottage Grove, WI

Pacific Lumber Inspection Bureau, Federal Way, WA
1- 253-835-3344

Package Research Laboratory, Rockaway, NJ

Southern Pine Inspection Bureau, Pensacola, FL

Timber Products Inspection, Conyers, GA

West Coast Lumber Inspection Bureau, Portland, OR

Western Wood Products Association, Portland, OR

The Board of Review of the ALSC also has accredited five laboratories: Accredited testing laboratories perform analyses on densified fuel to the PFI standard.

Canadian BioEnergy Centre, Fredericton, NB Canada

Minnesota Valley Testing Laboratory, Bismarck, ND

Timber Products Inspection, Conyers, GA

Twin Ports Testing, Superior, WI

University of Maine, Orono, ME

Questions on how to prepare for enrollment? It is recommended that the following checklist be considered:

  • Write your QA/QC program document. For more information on QA/QC development, click here.
  • Develop Standard Operating Procedures, forms, and/or computer data bases to track program information.
  • Determine where program records will be stored.
  • Identify who within your organization will be responsible for quality management and supporting staff. Provide training as necessary.
  • Set up your internal lab if it is your decision to conduct daily QA/QC testing in-house.

Information for Auditing Agencies/Laboratories

ALSC continues to accept applications for companies seeking to become accredited as auditing agencies and/or labs. For information on becoming accredited, contact ALSC at 301-972-1700.

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