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Pulp/Paper/Lumber Sector

The lumber and wood products sector covers logging, sawing, planeing, milling and the manufacture of such products as: wood containers, veneer, plywood, particle board, oriented strand board, structural members, engineered wood and preserved/treated wood. The sector is now classified under the 2007 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) as code 321 .

The pulp and paper sector manufactures pulp (mostly from wood), and then use the pulp to manufacture a range of products including paper, paperboard, envelopes and corrugated containers. The sector is now classified under the 2007 NAICS as code 322.

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Profile of the Pulp and Paper Industry (PDF) (135 pp, 2MB)

Profile of the Lumber and Wood Products Industry (PDF) (126 pp, 1MB)

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