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Forestry
                 
 Market Pulp
Category
 

 

Forestry
 Mixed Forest
Category
 

A forest made of multiple species of trees.

 

Forestry
 MMBF
Category
 

An acronym for millions of board feet.

 

Forestry
 Old Growth Forest
Category
 

An ancient forest that has not been logged.

 

Forestry
 Groundwood
Category
 

Paper and newsprint made from wood chips hat have been mechanically ground rather than chemically refined.

 

Forestry
 Ton
Category
 

A unit measure of 2,000 pounds.

 

Forestry
 Veneer
Category
 

A slice of wood peeled or shaved from a log. Layers of this material are glued together to produce plywood.

 

Forestry
 Virgin Fiber
Category
 

Fiber from trees or other plant sources not from recycled sources.

 

Forestry
 Kraft Paper
Category
 

Heavy paper or paperboard made from unbleached kraft pulp which is made by boiling wood chips in a sodium and sulfate solution. Kraft paper is generally used in paper grocery sacks.

 

Forestry
 Paper Grade
Category
 

A particular type of weight or paper.

 

Forestry
 Cut Sheets
Category
 

Fine paper cut into legal or letter size and used in printers, copiers, and fax machines. See Uncoated Paper

 

Forestry
 Uncoated Paper
Category
 

Uncoated paper is commoditized paper that is used in photo copiers, tablets, envelopes, and office papers. Paper manufacturers normally compete on price in this market.

 

Forestry
 Bleached Paperboard
Category
 

Bleached paperboard is used in folding cartons, milk cartons, disposable cups, and disposable plates. Applications are generally in food products which keeps demand fairly steady.

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Forestry
 Coated Paper
Category
 

Coated paper has a smooth surface finish and a glossy appearance. This type of paper is used in magazines, catalogs, portfolios, and brochures which requires color printing.

 

Forestry
 Hardwood
Category
 

Wood from a deciduous tree which is used for interior home construction and household furniture.

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Forestry
 Softwood
Category
 

Wood cut from a coniferous tree such as a spruce fir or pine among others. This type of lumber is used in the construction of homes.

 

Forestry
 Stompage
Category
 

A term used for both standing timber and the monetary value of those trees before they are felled.

 

Forestry