Global Malaise in Demand coupled with Rising Production Stalls Price Movement in North America

New WOOD MARKETS five-year forecast calls for continued volatility as North American and global lumber markets continue to recover and grow In WOOD MARKETS’ new five-year forecast, the short-term outlook is that North American and global economies, as well as softwood lumber and panel markets, are all forecast to improve, but at a much slower […]

Report Card: Forecasts from 2014 vs. 2015 Anticipated Results

Forecasts from 2014 vs. 2015 Anticipated Results Preview to WOOD MARKETS 2016: The Five-Year Outlook – North America Wood Products Forecasting is a difficult business and the WOOD MARKETS teams works hard to make sure its forecasts are grounded from the outset. Here is our preliminary report card on how we expect to do on […]

Highest global sawmilling earnings are being achieved by mills located in the U.S. South and now Russia

2015 Global Cost Benchmarking Report on delivered softwood log and sawmilling costs in 32 countries and regions profiles huge changes in earnings, creating global winners and losers when currency exchange rates are factored in. WOOD MARKETS’ biennial global benchmarking survey has continued to place the U.S. South as the highest margin sawmill region in North […]

Gerry Van Leeuwen – Celebration of Life

Gerry Van Leeuwen Celebration of life will be held September 1st, 2015 from 13:00 – 16:00 Royal Vancouver Yacht Club 3811 Point Grey Rd, Vancouver, BC V6R 1B3 (604) 224-1344 Visit to add your comments or story about Gerry.