Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Logging industry has been in recovery mode during the past five years, as construction activity has been climbing upward from recessionary lows, driving industry revenue. Demand conditions for the industry are expected to continue improving through 2020, as recovery in the residential construction market is forecast to strengthen and home improvement spending rises. However, paper manufacturing is forecast to slow due to the continued trend toward electronic communication, reducing demand... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Although logging companies operate throughout all regions of the United States, the majority of operators are located in the Southeast and the West. The distribution of industry operators is based on the available acres of forestland, as well as the proximity to pulp, paper and wood product manufacturers. Furthermore, logging companies are more likely to be located near private forestland rather than public forestlands, because public timber stands are more likely to be protected by environmental legislation.
The majority of logging companies are centered in the Southeast region. The Southeast has historically been a major lumber producer given its relatively warm winters and level terrain... purchase to read more