In collaboration with the Japan 2×4 Home Builders Association, COFI continues development work on Nail laminated timber (NLT) assemblies. Aside from structural and fire-resistive considerations, floor vibration is another important… more
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Deputy Director and Manager Technical Services, Canada Wood Japan
Fumoto-san has been working on the COFI team in Japan since 1995. He represented Canadian interests by serving on 39 committees established by Japanese ministries, architectural agencies and housing associations.
As a result of a multi-year market access initiative aimed at opening the Japanese market up for nail-laminated timber (NLT), COFI recently received certificates from MLIT* for the quasi-fire resistive structure approvals. The approvals… more