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Increasing Exports of US Wooden Modular Homes to Developing Countries Systems
(Virginia Tech. Center for Forest Products Business. Department of Sustainable Biomaterials, 2017-11)
Sustainable housing is one of the fundamental necessities for socio-economic development. Yet a considerable population of the developing world is living in substandard houses. On the other hand, developed countries like ...
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 ...
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 ...