Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
Sawmills and Wood Production - Wood Product Preservation
Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special
focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their
performance. Report contents include:
Sample report is available online.
Western Wood Preservers Institute
General Information / Disposal and Management
Sections listed above provide links to reference sources which address various aspects of pressure treated wood
products, with topics covered including the pressure treating process, types of wood preservatives, building
code standards, disposal and recycling of treated wood products, and more. All information can be viewed free
North American Wood Pole Council
General information section includes information on wood pole features and a statistical overview of the U.S.
wood preserving industry, while other sections include information on pole supply and demand, engineering and
design, pole life and life cycle economics, environmental issues, and product disposal. All information can
be viewed free online.
Railway Tie Association
Information resources available from this trade association include:
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQs section provides an overview of the wood railroad tie industry, with topics covered including basic
statistics, types of timber used, railroad tie market, pressure treating wood ties, and recycling used ties.
All information can be viewed free online.
Tie Guide: Handbook for Commercial Timbers Used by the Crosstie Industry
Comprehensive guide takes an in-depth look at the materials and processes used in manufacturing pressure-treated
wood railroad ties, with topics covered including types of commercial timbers used; solid sawn, engineered,
and hybrid ties; wood preservative and pressure treatment processes; and more. Guide can be viewed free
Monthly market trend reports provide current and historical trend data on railroad tie production, sales,
demand, and inventory levels, with data provided including inputs from both producers and end-users. All
reports can be viewed free online.
Supplier Relations US, LLC
Forecasts section includes articles and reports which address historical and forecast market demand for
railroad ties, with data provided including survey results from the RTA's annual railroad surveys. All information
can be viewed free online.
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. wood preservation industry, with topics covered
including key financial data, capital expenditures, pricing and cost analysis, foreign trade, industry structure,
competitive landscape, and more. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.
Industry Financial Ratios
Pressure Treated and Preserved Wood Manufacturers
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Five-year comparative financial statement analysis includes income statements with expense detail, balance
sheets, cash flow analysis, and key financial and operating ratios, with detailed benchmarking data available
by sales size range on a national, state, and metropolitan area level.
Sample reports are available online.
Supplier Relations US, LLC
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the U.S. wood preservation industry, with financial benchmarking
information provided including industry-level income statements, balance sheets, financial ratios, and capital
expenditure analysis. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.
ERI Economic Research Institute
Wood Products Salary Survey
Annual publication provides compensation data from ERI Assessor®, government, and survey participant databases
for executive, salaried, and hourly personnel on a national and regional level. Complete listing of job positions
included in the survey and sample pages for selected job positions are accessible online.
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