Skip to Main Content
A Sawmill Manager Adapts To Change With Linear ProgrammingAuthor(s): George F. Dutrow; James E. Granskog
Source: Res. Pap. SO-88. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 11 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
PDF: View PDF (452 KB)
DescriptionLinear programming provides guidelines for increasing sawmill capacity and flexibility and for determining stumpagepurchasing strategy. The operator of a medium-sized sawmill implemented improvements suggested by linear programming analysis; results indicate a 45 percent increase in revenue and a 36 percent hike in volume processed.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationDutrow, George F.; Granskog, James E. 1973. A Sawmill Manager Adapts To Change With Linear Programming. Res. Pap. SO-88. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 11 p.
KeywordsSimulation, stumpage strategy, sawmill revenue, sawmill costs.
- Flows of mill residues to pulp and board manufacturers, Washington, Oregon, and California, 1968.
- Regional softwood sawmill processing variables as influenced by productive capacity
- On-site energy consumption and selected emissions at softwood sawmills in the southwestern United States
XML: View XML