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System 6 alternatives: an economic analysisAuthor(s): Bruce G. Hansen; Hugh W. Reynolds; Hugh W. Reynolds
Source: Res. Pap. NE-551. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 14 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThree System 6 mill-size alternatives were designed and evaluated to determine their overall economic potential for producing standard-size hardwood blanks. Internal rates of return ranged from about 15 to 35 percent after taxes. Cost per square foot of blanks ranged from about $0.88 to $1.19, depending on mill size and the amount of new investment required.
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CitationHansen, Bruce G.; Reynolds, Hugh W. 1984. System 6 alternatives: an economic analysis. Res. Pap. NE-551. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 14 p.
KeywordsLow-grade hardwood utilization, blanks, dimension stock, investment analysis, discounted cash flow, internal rate of return
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