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    As of July 2005, the main stream of the softwood lumber industry in the U.S. and Canada consisted of about 1,067sawmills. These sawmills had a combined capacity of 189 million m3 (80 billion BF), employed about 99,000, produced about 172 million m3 (nominal, 73 billion BF) of lumber, and in the process consumed about 280 million m3 of wood.

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    Citation

    Spelter, Henry; Alderman, Matthew. 2005. Sawmill profile : new Forest Products Lab report defines the makeup of North America''s softwood sawmill industry. Timber processing. (Dec. 2005): pages 30-31, 33-34, 36, 38.

    Keywords

    Sawmills, industrial capacity, softwoods, statistics, forest products industry, economic aspects

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