The Western Plywood market has been decent so far this year, but unspectacular. As with any winter trading in commodities, the market trends are a mixed bag due to the ebb and flow of winter weather across … Read More
Wood product markets began to show marked improvement as we ended 2018. The end of 2018 can best be categorized as a slow bleed, with product prices dropping across the board. Even good news for wood products … Read More
Wood products prices have been declining relentlessly over the last couple of months, regardless of the product. While lumber led the way initially, panel prices declined to price lows that have not been seen for three years. … Read More
The many benefits of engineered wood products are being touted in scientifically based environmental reports and the continual struggle against poor forest management that results in catastrophic fires.
Large wildfires, like those recently plaguing California, not only … Read More
Panel markets continued to struggle through October, largely mirroring the declines across all wood products over the last couple of months. To say price declines have been unprecedented and sudden would be an understatement. The best we … Read More
This last summer, as many of you were driving through the Willamette Valley on your way to summer vacations, you may have noticed that there are significant numbers of standing dead trees along the roads and scattered … Read More