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Engineered and Other Wood Products - An Opportunity to "Grow the Pie"Author(s): Albert Schuler; Craig Adair
Source: In: 37th international wood composite materials symposium. [Name of publisher unknown]: [Place of publication unknown]: 43-53.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe market for engineered wood products (EWP) is being driven by a number of factors including: technology; reduced availability of old-growth timber; construction activity, and globalization. Specifically, technological developments have allowed the industry to "engineer" or "design" improved performance properties and to utilize former "weed species"; environmental concerns have all but eliminated the availability of old-growth timber, and this has contributed to a decline in performance/serviceability of sawn lumber and plywood (Guss 2003).
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CitationSchuler, Albert; Adair, Craig. 2003. Engineered and Other Wood Products - An Opportunity to "Grow the Pie". In: 37th international wood composite materials symposium. [Name of publisher unknown]: [Place of publication unknown]: 43-53.
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