LEESBURG, VA -- North American composite panel shipments in February 2011 were 424 million square feet (MMSF) compared to 446 MMSF (3/4-inch basis) for the same month last year, a 5.2% decrease, according to the Composite Panel Association.

Particleboard shipments were 245 MMSF (3/4-inch basis), down 7.9%; MDF shipments were 147 MMSF (3/4-inch basis) down 2.1%; and hardboard/engineered siding and trim shipments were 187 MMSF (1/8-inch basis), up 1.1%.
Posted by Rich Christianson

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