Domestic hardwood

Domestic hardwood

Deciduous trees that grow in the United States; this is the only type of wood in the United States where on a general scale the growth of new trees easily exceeds the removal rate.
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Domestic hardwood sawnwood production declined by 44 per cent in the decade to 2013 14, while softwood sawnwood production increased by around 10 per cent.
For example, if the interior finish uses a particular domestic hardwood, it is likely that the architectural element will also be specified in that same domestic hardwood.
All of these factors equate to an enormous unfair advantage for Chinese manufacturers, and injure the entire domestic hardwood flooring industry.
Contrary to the recent downward price trend for softwood log, prices for domestic hardwood logs, including Eucalyptus, birch and poplar, have gone up this year and were close to, or at record-high levels in the 2Q/12.
Almost all domestic hardwood plywood is manufactured to meet the American National Standards Institute requirements for formaldehyde emissions.
For example, China's gain in the US furniture market alone reduced domestic hardwood lumber consumption by over 20 percent (Howe et al.
There were even shipments of Eucalyptus chips from Brazil coming into the region as a supplement to the domestic hardwood fiber sources.
NextGen flooring is available in two lines: Armstrong Locking Hardwood(TM), a collection of exotic and domestic hardwoods, and Bruce Turlington(TM) Lock & Fold(R) domestic hardwood flooring.
furniture industry over the past two decades, it comes as neither a shock nor a surprise to learn that domestic hardwood plywood and wood flooring producers are also losing out in a big way to foreign competition.
Since the late 1990s furniture imports have increased while domestic furniture production has declined, thus furniture manufacturers accounted for only 18 percent of domestic hardwood lumber consumption by 2002.
Government policies to protect domestic hardwood companies from global competition:
Similar to the residential construction industry, the basis for competition for domestic hardwood suppliers might shift from a model of providing commodity-like products to helping customers find solutions to their increasingly specific manufacturing needs (Schuler et al.