Top 20 Producers Report Indicates Optimism

Top 20 Lumber Producers Report Indicates Renewed Industry Optimism

The latest WOOD MARKETS annual survey of the “top 20” Canadian and US softwood lumber producers shows an uneven trend across North American for 2012: US production increased 6.3%, whereas Canadian production increased only 0.4%. Rapidly increasing demand outpaced mill output in 2012, while blockbuster corporate acquisitions and catastrophic mill fires further altered the production landscape…. read more.