Can't Knock It

Kaelble, Steve
May 2006
Indiana Business Magazine;May2006, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p22
The article focuses on the wood products industry in Indiana. The state of Indiana has 4.3 million acres of high-quality hardwood forest. Most of these hardwood forests are owned by private landowners. The restriction on timber harvesting does not apply to forests on private land. There are some 600 firms in Indiana that can be identified as primary wood-products companies. There are another 500 hundred firms that manufactures furniture, cabinets , floorings and other end products from wood. The value of the wood product industry is about $8 billion.


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