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The forest-based sector plays diverse roles among the emerging bio-based industries. The goal of this study is to examine how forest product markets could develop in the face of a growing bioeconomy and which interdependencies occur between traditional and emerging forest-based sectors. Therefore,...

Author(s)
Morland, C.; Schier, F.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Sustainability, 2020, 12, 24,
Abstract

Hygrothermal modelling can be superior to experimental work in exploring durability of building components and assemblies, however, these models require accurate material property inputs. The results of hygrothermal models can be used to calculate mould growth risk, an indicator of building...

Author(s)
Zhang, K.; Richman, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Construction and Building Materials, 2021, 273,
Abstract

Wood processing often involves an array of products and coproducts and a cascade of primary and secondary uses. Prior life-cycle assessment (LCA) reporting allocated environmental burdens to products and coproducts based on mass for multiproduct systems to develop environmental product...

Author(s)
Taylor, A. M.; Bergman, R. D.; Puettmann, M. E.; Alanya-Rosenbaum, S.
Publisher
Forest Products Society, Madison, USA
Citation
Forest Products Journal, 2017, 67, 5/6, pp 390-396
Abstract

Worldwide usage of plywood, the original engineered wood panel, has continued to grow, However, North American plywood production and consumption has finally stabilized (2012-2016) after steadily declining since the 1987 peak. The decline was particularly sharp from 2007 to 2009 during the years of ...

Author(s)
Baldwin, R. F.; Kurpiel, F. T.; Baldwin, R. W.
Publisher
Forest Products Society, Madison, USA
Citation
Forest Products Journal, 2017, 67, 3/4, pp 144-151
Abstract

Over the past 20 years, the mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) has caused considerable tree mortality across the Rocky Mountain region of the western United States. Although the operational and cost impacts of dead timber are generally well known in the sawmill industry, there remains a ...

Author(s)
Loeffler, D.; Anderson, N.
Publisher
Forest Products Society, Madison, USA
Citation
Forest Products Journal, 2018, 68, 1, pp 15-24
Abstract

Thermally modified wood is becoming commercially available in North America for use in outdoor applications. While there have been many studies on how thermal modification affects the dimensional stability, water vapor sorption, and biodeterioration of wood, little is known about whether thermally...

Author(s)
Zelinka, S. L.; Passarini, L.; Matt, F. J.; Kirker, G. T.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2020, 11, 1, pp 50
Abstract

The UNECE/FAO Forest Products Annual Market Review, 2011-2012 provides general and statistical information on forest products markets and related policies in the UN Economic Commission for Europe region (Europe, North America and the Commonwealth of Independent States). The Review begins with an...

Publisher
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, Switzerland
Citation
Geneva Timber and Forest Study Papers, 2012, No.30, pp xiv + 160 pp.
Abstract

Industry 4.0, a term referring to the digitization of manufacturing, enhanced automation, and data-driven production systems, promises to bring rapid change to the secondary woodworking industry. Manufacturers in this sector, many being small in size and scale, may be challenged to remain...

Author(s)
Bumgardner, M.; Buehlmann, U.
Publisher
Forest Products Society, LaGrange, USA
Citation
Forest Products Journal, 2022, 72, 1, pp 67-73
Abstract

High quality North American hardwood lumber and veneer is increasingly exported and used worldwide. A large portion of the timber resource utilized in the production of these products is contained within the northern region of the eastern United States. The cubic volume of this resource has...

Author(s)
Luppold, W. G.; Bumgardner, M. S.
Publisher
North Carolina State University, College of Natural Resources, Raleigh, USA
Citation
BioResources, 2019, 14, 3, pp 6304-6315
Abstract

In British Columbia, Canada, aging forestry scientists struggle to pass on long-term projects to younger colleagues who may never arrive. Thanks to the government of British Columbia's radical downsizing of its forestry research institutions, many of these scientists have been forced to...

Author(s)
Ă–zden-Schilling, T.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
American Ethnologist, 2021, 48, 1, pp 37-50

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