Wood Products

Stay informed on market changes for lumber, engineered lumber and wood panels. Use the industry-leading intelligence service for wood products.

Fastmarkets RISI offers clients throughout the wood products supply chain critical industry information used to support strategic and tactical decision-making. We do this by collecting and analyzing more information about the North American wood products industry than anyone else.

In order to enhance the power and insight of our wood products coverage, two of the longest-running benchmarks in the wood panel and lumber industry have merged. Random Lengths and Crow’s are now available in one service. Together, we offer the most comprehensive view of the market – current, past and future.


Fastmarkets RISI publishes the longest running North American prices for softwood and panel pricing. The Random Lengths Weekly Report includes prices reported twice per week (producer-to-wholesale). Broken out into hundreds of region, species, and product-based classifications, coverage across our products includes:

  • Softwood lumber, plywood, OSB, and other wood products
  • Dry and Green Framing Lumber, Boards (Selects & Commons), Shop and Mldg&Btr, Low-Grade Dimension, Treated, Cedar Decking, Sidings, and Fencing, Shingles & Shakes
  • Oriented Strand Board, Southern Plywood, Western Plywood, Canadian Plywood, Veneer, Non-Structural Panels
  • more than 2000 prices in all
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Fastmarkets RISI offers North American coverage on wood products in the Random Lengths Weekly Report incorporating content from Crow’s. Stay informed on critical market changes impacting your business. We cover critical developments on home sales, interest rates, mergers and acquisitions, government and public policy, and issues impacting mill production levels.

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Fastmarkets RISI employs a team of experts uniquely dedicated to delivering regular forecasts of wood products supply, demand, trade and prices for the North American wood products market. These forecasts cover all aspects of the wood products industry, including lumber, engineered lumber (LVL and I-joists), structural panels (OSB and plywood) and non-structural panels (particleboard and MDF).

  • Short-term Forecasts – 1-2 year forecast by region and grade
  • Long-term Forecasts – 5- and 15 year outlooks by region and grade
  • Special Studies – Our most detailed analysis in key market trends, release yearly.
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Mill Data and Costs

Fastmarkets RISI’s Mill Intelligence service includes the world’s largest mill database and most sophisticated cost benchmarking tools for analyzing the industry. Data on over 1,200 companies producing wood products is independently researched, verified and analyzed by Fastmarkets RISI engineers.

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Use Cases

View use cases for the Wood Products Industry. These online free webinars are presented by Fastmarkets RISI experts.

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Combined Strength

Random Lengths incorporating content from Crow’s, now available from Fastmarkets RISI, offers subscribers:

  • Expanded price coverage for softwood lumber, plywood, OSB, and other wood products
  • A 4x larger editorial team
  • Crow’s Quick Stats, Construction Materials Cost Index, Canadian Panel and Shop & Moulding items
  • An all-new Non-Structural Panel Composite Price
  • A new futures market section
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Popular Wood Product Products

Name Service Industry Region
Random Lengths Price and News Service News, Prices Lumber, Panels North America
Lumber Commentary Forecast Lumber North America
Particleboard and MDF Commentary Forecast Panels North America
Structural Panel Commentary Forecast Panels North America
North American Lumber Forecast – 5-Year Forecast Lumber North America
North American Wood Panels Forecast – 5-Year Forecast Panels North America
Analytical Cornerstone – Cost Benchmarking Mill Data & Costs All Paper Grades and Wood Products Global

News & Pricing Information

Pulp & Paper Wood & Timber
  • Global
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Latin America
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