OSB Output Had Uptick In 2020 

North America structural panel production was 33.201 billion SF in 2020, down 0.8% from 2019, according to APA—The Engineered Wood Assn. Both the U.S. and Canada showed slight declines. However in the U.S., OSB production was up 141MMSF from 2019 at 15.495 billion SF. U.S. plywood production was 8.325 billion SF, down 232MMSF from 2019.

Canada OSB production was 7.491 billion SF in 2020, down 140MMSF from 2019. Canada plywood production was 1.890 billion, down 32MMSF.

U.S. OSB and plywood production for 2020 was 23.820 billion BF, down 90MMSF from 2019. Canada OSB and plywood output was 9.381 billion SF, down 172MMSF.

North America glulam production was 286.7MMBF, down 5.5%. I-Joist production was 752.2MMLF, up 5.4%. LVL production was 75.4MMCF, up 2% from 2019.


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