USA Market Research and Industry Report
15 August 2007
Industry Code : 11331
The US Logging industry buys and leases log harvesting equipment and vehicles from relevant wholesalers and retailers and uses them to fell trees, which are then transported as sawlogs to sawmills and pulp mills. The industry is not engaged in breeding, planting or growing the trees, nor managing the forest in which logs are derived. Rather, this is undertaken by forest nurseries (NAICS 11321) and timber tract managers (NAICS 11311) respectively. This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in one or more of the following: (1) cutting timber; (2) cutting and transporting timber; and (3) producing wood chips in the field.
The major products and services in this industry are:
| - ||Softwood logs and bolts
| - ||Pulpwood
| - ||Hardwood logs and bolts
| - ||Other roundwood products||
The primary activities of this industry are:
| - ||Cutting timber
| - ||Transporting timber
| - ||Field woodchipping|
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Each comprehensive study also examines details such as the barriers to entry, operating cost structure (including averages), technology & systems and domestic & international markets. Tables and statistics include: Industry revenue, exports, imports, wages and number of companies in the industry, Industry growth and geographic location.