North American Lumber Production and Capacity Utilization

North American Lumber Production and Capacity Utilization

Sawmill production out of the US for January to July 2014 increased by 5 per cent compared to last year to 17,521 billion board feet, while that in Canada remained even at 14,523 bbf, according to the Western Wood Products Association’s “Lumber Track” Friday.

SOURCE: Western Wood Products Assn www.wwpa.org
SOURCE: Western Wood Products Assn www.wwpa.org

Capacity utilization at US sawmills was 83 per cent for the first seven months of 2014, compared to 79 per cent one year ago, while in Canada production levels were at 79 per cent, compared to 80 per cent last year.

SOURCE: Western Wood Products Assn www.wwpa.org
SOURCE: Western Wood Products Assn www.wwpa.org
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