Forest products research and industries in the United States.
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Written in English


  • Forest products industry -- United States.,
  • Forest products -- United States,
  • Forests and forestry -- United States,
  • Wood research

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LC ClassificationsTS805 V37
The Physical Object
Number of Pages796
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17306657M

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United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station Because there is a lack of innovation research in the forest products industry and innovative activities in the industry are not well documented, this study The forest products industry began by using whole logs and solid sawn by: 1. Major Forest Products in the United States Ile David B. McKeever, Research Forester Cherilyn A. Hatfield, Statistical Assistant Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, Wis.e Introduction Glossary. This bulletin presents statistical Information on trends The definitions Included In this glossary are from by: 2. Both the forest products industry, and accordingly, the forestry sector, in the United States (U.S.) have experienced. extreme volatility, unprecedented challenges, and substantial change over the past two decades. In many areas, old operating assumptions have been challenged and discarded at an increasingly rapid pace, and practitioners. The forest products industry is a major component of the manufacturing sector in the United States. It has provided numerous job opportunities and generated income in billions of dollars (U.S. Bureau of Census ). The forest products industry consists of three sectors: the lumber sector (NAICS ), the furniture sector (NAICS ), and the pulp.

The forest products industry is among the top ten manufacturing sector employers in 48 states and generates over $ billion a year in sales and about $54 billion in annual payroll. In , it recovered % of paper consumed and is the leading generator and user of renewable energy. Purpose: The Forest Service, Forest Products Marking Unit (FPMU) was established to help ensure healthy, sustainable forests that are more resilient to disturbances by creating high-value, high-volume markets from woody biomass. Mouse over to enlarge; The FPMU achieves success through a wide-range of cooperative working relationships, both internally and externally that strengthen technology. Forest Service Research and Development Tribal Engagement Roadmap Ap - FS Forest Service Research and Development Performance and Accountability Report Fiscal Year Febru - FS - Forest Service: Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States.   The U.S. forest products industry has been facing many struggles during the last two decades. A combination of growing competition from imports, the rise of electronic media, competition from substitute materials, environmental concerns, and the recent economy downturn, have caused thousands of mill closures and more than a million job losses.

In the past, primary wood products manufacturers owned 8–10% of United States forests, and they were accordingly classified as forest industry ownership groups (Smith et al. ). In the s, they began either selling their forestland holdings to TIMOs or converting their woodlands to REITs. to forest fires and forest harvesting in areas that will be planted or naturally regenerate as forest (Pulp & Paper Sourcing Country Profile: Canada, p. 4). Indonesia • Oil palm and wood fiber plantations, mainly for pulp and paper industries, are the two largest contributors to forest loss in Indonesia. Purchase Forest Products - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 24 p. Abstract. The United States’ share of global industrial roundwood production has declined since the s. We reviewed data from to evaluate the extent of this decline for industrial roundwood and derived secondary forest products compared.