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Reconstituted Wood Product Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Reconstituted Wood Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Building Materials Manufacturing | Oct 2013

IBISWorld’s Reconstituted Wood Product Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
L-P L-P market share
Weyerhaeuser Weyerhaeuser market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 08-13
-4.3%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
14,747
Businesses
145
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2013, the Reconstituted Wood Product Manufacturing industry endured steep revenue declines due to falling demand from residential construction and furniture manufacturing. Both segments suffered during the economic downturn as rising unemployment and falling consumer disposable income hampered demand for both housing starts and big-ticket items, such as new furniture. However, recovery in the construction market is expected to propel industry growth.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Waferboard and oriented strand board

In 2013, IBISWorld estimates that waferboard and oriented strand board (OSB) products will account for about 35.4% of the industry's output. The primary difference between waferboard and OSB is the orientation of the wood chips and flakes. As its name implies, oriented strand board contains layers of wood flakes that are in a cross-oriented pattern to bolster the product's strength. Waferboard, on the other hand, does not adhere to a specifically oriented pattern, and thus is easier to manufacture. Waferboard is a popular material in furniture manufacturing, due to its strength and relatively low cost. OSB has many purposes, and it is frequently used in sheathing for roofs and walls, single layer flooring and subfloors... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Reconstituted Wood Product Manufacturing Industry?

This industry includes establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing reconstituted wood products. Products can include hardboard, particle board, insulation board, medium-density fiberboard, waferboard and oriented strand board.

Industry Products
Waferboard and oriented strand boardParticle boardMedium-density fiberboardHardboard productsCellulosic fiberboard
 
Industry Activities
HardboardParticle boardInsulation boardMedium-density fiberboardWaferboardOriented strand board


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