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    Author(s): Robert J. Bush; Philip A. Araman
    Date: 1993
    Source: Proceedings, The Forest Industries 21st Wood Technology Clinic Show. 10 pp.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Importers of hardwood lumber in the United Kingdom were studied to determine the product and supplier attributes that most influenced their purchase decisions. Importers of North American hardwoods were least satisfied with Lumber Straightness. Straightness, Absence of Stain and the Absence of Surface Checks were the most important lumber attributes. On Time Shipment of Orders, Competitive Prices and Quick Responses to Inquiries were the most important supplier attributes.

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    Bush, Robert J.; Araman, Philip A. 1993. The market for U. S. hardwoods in the United Kingdom: market needs and satisfaction with U. S. Products. Proceedings, The Forest Industries 21st Wood Technology Clinic Show. 10 pp.

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