Support Expressed for MSU Lumber Study

Originally published by: SBCAApril 10, 2012

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Mississippi State University, in cooperation with other universities, and funded by a coalition of wood products producers, re-manufacturers, forest landowners, and customers has proposed a study (described at the American Lumber Standards Committee (ALSC) January 5, 2012 meeting) for an investigation of the mill-to-mill and regional variation in lumber properties that will examine the variability throughout the entire southern pine lumber region. 

SBCA is in the process of drafting a letter of support similar to the one submitted by Travis Lumber Company (click on the pdf link to view a copy of the letter) to the ALSC prior to their April 18 Board of Review meeting.  A copy of that letter will be made available on SBCA's lumber web page: www.sbcindustry.com/lumber.php.