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Title: Wood Products Consumption for Industrial Markets in the United States, Testing a New Research Method

Source: APA The Engineered Wood Association, 2013; 10 p.

Author(s)Adair, Craig; McKeever, David B.

Publication Year: 2013  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4851-4B

Abstract: In early 2012, APA-The Engineered Wood Association conducted studies of three industries: institutional furniture, motor homes, and travel trailers and campers. The survey procedure was the same as that used by APA for many years. Lists of individual manufacturers were purchased, a telephone interviewing company was hired to administer a questionnaire, and APA processed the data to estimate total wood product volumes used by each industry and provide additional insights for each. A few problems were encountered with this research procedure including poor quality lists, difficulty in reaching firms primarily because the calls went to voicemail, and difficulty in reaching a knowledgeable person.

Keywords: "wood products consumption; industrial wood use; institutional furniture; travel trailors; campers; motor homes

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 773 kb(s)

Date posted: 07/29/2014

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RITS Product ID: 68048
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
McKeever, David B.
Research Forester

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