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Exploring research priorities for the North American hardwood industryAuthor(s): David Brinberg; Earl Kline; Delton Alderman; Philip Araman; Ed Cesa; Steve Milauskas; Tom Walthousen; Jan Wiedenbeck
Source: Forest Products Journal 58(3):6-16
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionWith the increase of globalization, the North American hardwood industry is facing many challenges to remain competitive and sustainable, facing drastic changes in the areas of labor, land, manufacturing, markets and marketing, and supply chain. The hardwood industry is especially vulnerable, with the influx of foreign manufacturers and suppliers with greater natural resources and inexpensive labor pools. Specific and actionable research priorities need to be clearly defined to facilitate and encourage the creation of useful knowledge and practices to support the advance of the North American hardwood industry.
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CitationBrinberg, David; Kline, Earl; Alderman, Delton; Araman, Philip; Cesa, Ed; Milauskas, Steve; Walthousen, Tom; Wiedenbeck, Jan. 2008. Exploring research priorities for the North American hardwood industry. Forest Products Journal 58(3):6-16
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