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The pallet industry: a changing hardwood marketAuthor(s): G.P. Dempsey; D.G. Martens
Source: In: McCormick, Larry H.; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. Proceedings, 8th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 1991 March 4-6; University Park, PA. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-148. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 550-555.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionFrom its inception during World War II, the wooden pallet industry has grown to become the Nation's largest industrial consumer of hardwood lumber products. Since most of the raw material in wooden pallets is lower grade lumber, the pallet industry's growth, efficiency, and changing raw material inputs must be of concern to the grade hardwood lumber industry, the fine-hardwood lumber-using sectors, and hardwood resource investors and managers.
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CitationDempsey, G.P.; Martens, D.G. 1991. The pallet industry: a changing hardwood market. In: McCormick, Larry H.; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. Proceedings, 8th Central Hardwood Forest Conference; 1991 March 4-6; University Park, PA. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-148. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 550-555.
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