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Title: New Panel Technologies and their Potential Impact

Source: In: Proceedings 47359. 1987 November 18-20; Memphis, TN. Madison, WI: Forest Products Research Society: 1988; pp. 136-141.

Author(s)Spelter, Henry

Publication Year: 1988  View PDF »

Category: Conference Proceedings

Abstract: The USDA Forest Service is in the process of conducting an assessment of the timber situation in the United States. Part of that assessment involves a review of new technologies in timber processing and an analysis of their potential impact on timber demand. During the past year, it was my task to collect such information on structural panels. The objectives were to determine potential impacts of technological change on typical mills in terms of mill capacity, costs, and profitability.

Keywords: Panels; technology; economic impact; cost analysis

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 339 kb(s)

Date posted: 09/04/2014
RITS Product ID: 68621
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Spelter, Henry N.
Economist (Volunteer)

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