Minimize exposure to price volatility and gain critical updates on the entire wood products supply chain
The wood products market can be complex and volatile due to logistical, supply chain, labor and housing factors. Now more than ever, it is necessary to anticipate price changes, avoid risk and strategically address new opportunities on the horizon.
Our data platform, tools, analysts and editorial experts can help you track that affect prices for a vast range of wood product types, including lumber, engineered lumber (LVL and I-joists), structural panels (OSB and plywood) and non-structural panels (particleboard and MDF).
Get the insights that allow you to negotiate more confidently, avoid costly errors and protect your supply chain continuity.
Subscribe to our wood products insights to access:
Breaking news and market-reflective prices covering 80 products and 2,800 sub-grades
Analysis of the forces moving your markets and how they’ll play out over the next 1-2 years across seven major grades
5- and 15-year forecasts underpinned by deep industry expertise, macroeconomic analysis and 50 years of historical data
Cost and performance benchmarking covering more than 4,500 companies and 16,500 projects
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Our subscribers have access to regular news and analysis covering home sales, interest rates, mergers and acquisitions, government and public policy and issues impacting mill production levels. Here’s just a small selection of the new and analysis our experts produce.
Fastmarkets forest products give market participants and investors the transparency and clarity to make critical and strategic business decisions.
Fastmarkets’ forest products events, formerly known as RISI events, are the industry’s meeting places to discuss, debate, and learn about the latest trends and challenges in pulp, paper, packaging and more
Fastmarkets Forest Products brings together and builds on decades of expertise from RISI and Random Lengths. In order for you to stay ahead of industry trends and plan for what’s ahead, our forest products price data, forecasts, mill intelligence and reporting cover more than 3,500 grades.
In March 2017, Fastmarkets announced its acquisition of RISI.
RISI has been a leading provider of insight to the forest products industry for many decades, and is well known for its analysis, news and conferences.
Fastmarkets has built on this foundation to bring you news, forecasts, mill intelligence and price reporting cover over 3,500 grades across the globe to inform and prepare you for the risks and opportunities ahead. Learn more here.
In 2018, RISI, as part of Fastmarkets, acquired Random Lengths.
Random Lengths, still the most widely circulated and respected source of information for the wood products industry, continues to provide unbiased, consistent, and timely reports of market activity and prices, related trends, issues, and analyses. The company’s focus has traditionally been on North American markets, but as international trade in wood products has increased, we have expanded our coverage to prices and developments in overseas supplying regions. We also strive to deliver information to our customers in a timely and economical manner, utilizing modern technology. Learn more here.
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