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Delay in Southern Pine Design Values Decision Pushes Off Likely Impact Until Next Summer

If precedent and the calendar hold, the Oct. 18 delay in consideration of new design values for visually graded Southern pine could mean that mills and consumers won't have to deal with the effects of any changes until July 2013 or even later. Read more

How Mills, Market Forces Defused the Southern Pine Design Values Bomb
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How Mills, Market Forces Defused the Southern Pine Design Values Bomb

Pain caused by cuts in Southern pine's values are being limited through... Read more

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Expanded, Updated Design Values for Southern Pine Proposed

The Southern Pine Inspection Bureau handed over to the American Lumber Standard Committee expanded and updated design values for visually graded Southern pine. Read more

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New Data Suggests More Southern Pine Design Value Changes Coming

Early analysis of recently completed testing of Southern pine select structural grade lumber suggests that Southern pine design value changes may expand beyond visually graded No. 2 2x4s. Read more

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Southern Pine Design Value Changes Take Effect

New design values for Southern pine take effect today, ending the almost six month phase-in period and marking the first design value changes to Southern pine in two decades. The changes reduce by 25% to 30% some of the design values, but not all, for Southern pine and mixed Southern pine. Read more

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SPIB Includes No.2 Dense Lumber in Design Value Data

The Southern Pine Inspection Bureau further refined the specifics of its design value reductions to include No. 2 dense wood, which it originally planned to eliminate as a category in a request submitted to the American Lumber Standard Committee's Board of Review. Read more

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SFPA Suggests Individual Approach to Design Value Implementation

Southern pine users should plot their own course when implementing the new design value reductions in Southern pine 2x4s, the Southern Forest Products Association said. Read more

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