Encompassing a portrait of the woodworking industry - from forest to finished product - it provides infographics, developed by Wood Products magazine designer Brittney Hackbart, of 10 major wood manufacturing segments. Major industries described are: Cabinetry • Business Furnishings • Residential Furniture • Custom & Architectural Woodwork • Closets & Home Storage • Wood Components • Flooring • Windows & Doors • plus Industrial Wood Products.
An overall schematic shows the relationships between these markets, and the forest products industry as a whole.
The Wood Industry Almanac 2014, posted in an online channel, also forms a benchmark informational reference. Along wth statistical portraits of the secondary wood products markets, forecasts of key trends that drive each manufacturing sector are included.
A separate section recaps major trends in woodworking technology that arrived on the market in 2013. Key business events for 2013 are also recounted, drawn by the editors from daily reports posted at WoodworkingNetwork.com.
"The Wood Industry Almanac makes a great business tool," says Laurel Didier, VP, Group Publisher for Woodworking Network. "For woodworkers who are expanding, the Alamanc provides local lenders and agencies basics on the industry strength a potential – establishing it as a vibrant investment opportunity with true growth potential."
Industry content also includes lists of industry events, associations and educational institutions, and complete lists of companies and individuals honored in the Wood Products WOOD 100 and the Market Leaders recognition programs.
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