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This bulletin explains how value-added secondary wood processing offers opportunities for increased profitability through higher margins and increased profits. It also includes information on how secondary manufacturers can generally increase prices to make up for lost profits when raw material costs rise.
Vlosky, Richard P. and Chance, N. Paul, "Industry Structure and Market Potential for Value-added Wood Products in Northwest Louisiana (Bulletin #872)" (2000). LSU AgCenter Bulletins. 31.