According to RISI, an industry trade publication, demand on US plywood mills dropped by over 8% in 2018 due to a surge in offshore imports, primarily from China and Brazil, and a declining housing market due to … Read More
The plywood market’s slow start has continued into the building season. The past month has recorded flat pricing and day-to-day dickering on orders as the rule of the day. Some production is quietly being trimmed from several … Read More
Freres Lumber’s Mass Plywood Panels (MPP) have been put through rigorous testing, gaining several engineered wood certifications and proving to be a high preforming material for multi-story construction. So, what’s next for MPP?
The western plywood market has been steadier but unspectacular in the past few weeks. Some prices have firmed slightly. Others have been static. Western markets have noticeably brightened, as recent dryer, warmer weather has stimulated shipping in
Freres Lumber’s Mass Plywood Panel (MPP) is an affordable mass timber product that is gaining worldwide acceptance as a safe, high performance, and environmentally sound building material. This veneer-based product can be produced up to 12-feet wide, … Read More
Currently, the commodity panel markets continue to struggle with the effects of wet and wintry weather throughout a great deal of the country.
The inability to build any shipping volume and rhythm in the field, directly correlates … Read More
Over the past few weeks, Freres Lumber Company’s Mass Plywood Panel received patents and passed fire safety testing, putting it on course to be the only mass timber panel constructed entirely from Structural Composite Lumber (SCL).