EUGENE, OR - The latest editions of two leading reference guides serving the North American softwood forest products industry are now available. The 2015 Big Book is the largest and most widely recognized directory of the North American softwood industry. The 2014 Yearbook is the industry’s most comprehensive source of historical market information. Random Lengths publishes both reference guides annually.

The 2015 Big Book’s 808 pages contain 3,992 listings of U.S., Canadian, and offshore softwood companies and 15,608 personnel. The convenient guide shows addresses, phone and fax numbers, email addresses and websites, company profiles, and other valuable information. More than 85% of the listings from the 2014 Big Book have been updated.

The 2014 Yearbook features more than 340 pages of data and provides price histories for the past 11 years for 309 key lumber and panel items, including 19 new items. Easy-toread graphs track monthly price averages for the past five years. The Yearbook lists economic data such as housing Random Lengths Publications, Inc. Press Release, Page 2 starts and home mortgage rates for 2011-2014. Also included are a nine-year market chronology and an international section that offers price histories, trade-weighted dollar information, and export volumes by species and destination from 2009-2014.

The Big Book is available for $269.95. The Yearbook is available for $59.95. Random Lengths offers discounts for purchases on the website at

Random Lengths Publications, Inc. is an Oregon-based publisher of newsletters, market analyses, price histories, and reference books for the forest products industry. Its weekly newsletter, Random Lengths, tracks current prices and market trends for North American lumber and panel markets.

Contact Random Lengths at P.O. Box 867, Eugene, OR 97440-0867; phone (541) 686-9925; Fax (800) 874-7979; email; website:

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