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October Market Report: Implications of the Impending Expiration of the Softwood Lumber Agreement

October 7, 2016 — A big change in the international lumber market will come next week due to the...

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September Market Update: Plywood market strong

September 26, 2016 — The last few weeks of the western commodity sheathing market have been mostly lackluster, but...

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September Market Report: Freres Lumber Sees Volatile Markets Continuing

September 13, 2016 — Challenges coming from domestic producers and abroad. The veneer market is extremely difficult. Canadian veneer...

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August Market Update: Strong Wood Products Markets Persist as We Head Toward Autumn

August 22, 2016 — Despite reports of overall malaise in the wood products market, Freres Lumber Company had our...

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August Market Report: Each Wood Product Market Presents Its Own Challenge

August 8, 2016 — Changes in the wood product market produce individual challenges for Freres Lumber Company in the...

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Freres Lumber July Market Update: Strong Plywood Markets Continue A Two-Year Streak

July 25, 2016 — The Freres Lumber Company mill is busy filling orders for a thriving plywood market.

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Weighing the Effectiveness of Ventek’s Multi-Point Diverter System

There have been many technological advances in veneer manufacturing over the years. One of the more recent advances in...

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July Market Report: Lagging Housing Starts Affecting Wood Products Markets

July 11, 2016 — We're seeing a lot of activity in the wood products market and here at Freres...

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June Market Update: Upticks in Wood Products Market Predict Solid Summer

June 20, 2016 — An improved wood products market bodes well for a productive summer for Freres Lumber Company.

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