the world's leading publication for coverage of the OSB, particleboard, MDF, laminates, softwood and hardwood plywood and hardwood face veneer industries.

Subscribe for Free!

Panel World is published 6 times a year and is free to qualified professionals. Complete the online subscription form to start receiving your copy today!

Stemwood Will Cease Operations

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Update | 0 comments

StemWood, a New Albany, Ind.-based veneer and lumber operation since 1905, announced it is winding down operations over the next several...

Read More

CPA Addresses Economy, Biomass

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Update | 0 comments

The best attendance since 2007 turned out for the Composite Panel Assn. annual spring meeting held May 31-June 2 at the Hyatt Regency...

Read More

Swanson Acquires Olympic Panel

Posted by on Apr 17, 2015 in Update | 0 comments

Swanson Group Manufacturing LLC has acquired Olympic Panel Products in Shelton, Wash., a longtime panel manufacturing facility and top...

Read More

Structural Panel Production Rose

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015 in Update | 0 comments

North American structural panel production increased 2.6% to 30.68 billion SF in 2014 compared to 2013. OSB production was up 6% to 19.88...

Read More

Housing Starts Topped One Million

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Update | 0 comments

U.S. housing starts in 2014 totaled 1,005,800 million units, up 9% from 2013, marking the first time housing starts have surpassed 1...

Read More

Swanson Will Rebuild Springfield Plywood Mill

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Update | 0 comments

Officials with Swanson Group Mfg. LLC announced plans in January to rebuild the company’s Springfield, Ore. plywood plant that was...

Read More