APA Media Center News Release
RELEASE #: C10-2007
DATE: June 27, 2007
CONTACT: Jack Merry, Industry Communications, Phone: (253) 620-7413, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Structural Panels and Engineered Wood Yearbook Now Available from APA
Historical demand and production data for U.S. and Canadian engineered wood products are contained in the Structural Panels and Engineered Wood Yearbook—2007 released recently by APA – The Engineered Wood Association.
The 48-page publication includes a wealth of industry information, including U.S. and Canadian softwood plywood and OSB production and capacity, U.S. regional production, panel imports by country of origin, panel exports by destination, U.S. and Canadian production of glulam timber, wood I-joists and laminated veneer lumber, product consumption by end-use markets, panel and engineered wood producing mills in the U.S. and Canada, producers ranked by size, panel production by state, mill starts and closures, and much more.
The handy reference tool includes data up through 2006, with estimates for 2007. In some cases, the historical data go back as far as 1990.
Prepared by APA Market Research Director Craig Adair, the yearbook (APA Economics Report E173) is available for $200 as a PDF only. To view the table of contents or to order online, go to the Publications section of the APA web site at www.apawood.org.
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Based in Tacoma, Washington, APA represents approximately 160 structural wood panel, glulam timber, wood I-joist, and laminated veneer lumber mills throughout North America. Its primary functions are quality auditing and testing, applied research, and market support and development.