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The changing market for hardwood plywood stock panels.Author(s): Gary R. Lindell
Source: Research Paper NC-78. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThe major end product for hardwood plywood (usually birch) stock panels in 1970 was kitchen cabinets. About 1/3 of the volume was shipped to the Pacific region. Over 1/3 of the responses by wholesalers indicated that stock panel sales had declined over the preceding 3 years, chiefly because of the inroads being made by plastic covered particleboard panels. The outlook is for increased market acceptance of plastic overlaid panels resulting in declining stock panel sales.
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CitationLindell, Gary R. 1972. The changing market for hardwood plywood stock panels. Research Paper NC-78. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsbirch plywood, particleboard, plastics, kitchen cabinets
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