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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Veneer, Plywood & Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing

Overview of the U.S. Veneer, Plywood & Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Veneer, Plywood & Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Veneer, Plywood & Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing by state

Veneer, Plywood & Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Veneer, Plywood & Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

price index trends

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Veneer, Plywood & Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Veneer, Plywood & Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Veneer, Plywood & Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 4%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 6%
Other Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 5%
Production Occupations 54%
Assemblers and Fabricators 13%
Miscellaneous Assemblers and Fabricators 13%
Team Assemblers 11%
Woodworkers 20%
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders 18%
Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood 6%
Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing 12%
Other Production Occupations 15%
Miscellaneous Production Workers 9%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 17%
Material Moving Workers 13%
Laborers and Material Movers, Hand 8%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Veneer, Plywood & Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • G. S. Harris trademarks "DRY STONE" - Masonry products - 01/06/2018
  • Landscape Structures trademarks "FITCORE" - Outdoor exercise equipment - 12/27/2017
  • Louisiana-Pacific trademarks "DURABLE. DEPENDABLE. DRIVEN." - computer software for use in the field of designing and installing wooden beams and joists - 11/27/2017
  • Georgia Pacific patents Polyvinyl Alcohol Fibers And Films With Mineral Fillers And Small Cellulose Particles - 10/19/2017
  • Landscape Structures patents Outdoor Musical Drum Structures - 10/19/2017
  • Framerica patents Colorable Picture Frame And System - 07/20/2017
  • Louisiana-Pacific raises $375 million in funding. - 03/17/2009

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Georgia Pacific1905
    Landscape Structures188
    Boise Cascade186
    Dirtt Environmental Solutions39

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • What’s the Difference? Plywood vs. OSB - Though building codes treat both materials equally as “structural panels,” plywood and oriented strand board (OSB) are quite different compositionally. Plywood is made from glued thin strips of wood veneer ... an OSB product by Huber Engineered ... (01/05/2018)
    • Engineered Wood Market to Reach $41,273 Million, Globally, by 2022 - Allied Market Research - A new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, "Engineered Wood Market by Product Type (Plywood, Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL), Glulam, I-beams, Oriented Strand Board (OSB), Cross Laminated Timber (CLT)) and Application Type (Residential ... (01/31/2017)
    • Freres unveils innovative mass plywood panel - On Friday, Oct. 21, Freres unveiled “Mass Plywood Panel," a new-to-market, veneer-based wood product engineered, tested and refined ... has tentative plans to construct theMass Plywood Panel-manufacturing plant on Cedar Mill Road, Lyons, which is close ... (10/22/2016)
    • Research and Markets: Hardwood Veneer and Plywood Manufacturing Industry in the US and its International Trade – The Updated 2011 Q3 Edition - This U.S. industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in manufacturing hardwood veneer and/or hardwood plywood. This 6-digit NAICS industry (321211) is under the hierarchy of Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing Industry ... (08/18/2011)
    • Saw Blade cuts plywood and plywood veneers. - The 10"-diameter, 70--tooth blade is designed for cutting plywood and plywood veneers ... on hard wood laminated sheet products and natural wood of all types. CLIFTON, New Jersey, - Vice President Jay Forrest announced today that Forrest Manufacturing ... (08/04/2011)
    • Research and Markets: Hardwood Veneer and Plywood Manufacturing Industry in the U.S. and its International Trade [2010 Year-End Edition] - DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http ... This 6-digit NAICS industry (321211) is under the hierarchy of Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing Industry (32121), Wood Product Manufacturing Subsector (321), and the ... (01/06/2011)
    • Plywood Versus Osb: Take A Look At The Inside Story - You can count on both plywood and OSB for strength and stability, as long as your builder follows all installation recommendations and buys the right product from the start. Plywood is made by shaving thin strips or plys of veneer from logs. Over 70 ... (02/03/2001)
    • Engineered Lumber Is In Many Forms - Most of the time, especially in newer construction, these are examples of engineered lumber. The concept of manufacturing structural ... includes a larger list of products that are fabricated from either veneers, strands of wood or lengths of solid lumber. (02/06/2000)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $5,207,478 on Veneer, Plywood & Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing. It has awarded 272 contracts to 59 companies, with an average value of $88,262 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount