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Evaluating Markets for Small Diameter Timber: A Case Analysis in Northern Mississippi
(Virginia Tech, 2005-04)
Small diameter timber (SDT) has emerged as a national problem in the forest products industry due to catastrophic forest fires in the West, increases in imported pulp in the South and high grading in the Central and Eastern ...
Benchmarking Performance Measurement and the Implementation of Lean Manufacturing in the Secondary Wood Processing Rough Mill
(Virginia Tech, 2004-09)
It is hypothesized that, while other components of the secondary wood products value stream; e.g., moulding, turning, sanding, etc, are being integrated and “leaned up” so to speak, the rough mill represents a real or ...