Logging in Canada: Market Research Report

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Logging in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 11331CA | Aug 2015

Rolling along: Loggers will experience ongoing demand from residential construction markets

IBISWorld’s Logging market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Logging industry in Canada supplies primary wood inputs to sawmills and paper mills for further processing. In the past five years, a boost in construction activity in the United States and Canada has boosted demand for timber, and the industry has been able to increase its harvest to meet downstream forest products manufacturers' needs. In the coming years, depleted forests and a continued decline in demand from paper mills are expected to hinder revenue growth. Nevertheless, forecasts for construction activity are strong, and Canadian loggers will experience ongoing demand from residential construction markets in both Canada and the United States... purchase to read more

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The Logging industry has a low level of market share concentration, with no single company holding more than 5.0% of the industry's revenue. The logging industry is for the most part highly localized. Companies normally deliver logs and other wood products to mills within a 200-mile radius, and the average establishment in the industry has about four workers.

Furthermore, much of the logging done in Canada is conducted on a contract basis. According to the latest data available from Statistics Canada, in 2013, 61.1% of industry establishments were loggers that operated on a contract basis, cutting timber on a fee, often from a downstream wood products manufacturer looking to outsource logging operations... purchase to read more


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What is the Logging Industry?

This industry buys and leases log-harvesting equipment and vehicles and uses them to fell trees. The trees are then transported as sawlogs to sawmills and pulp mills. The industry excludes companies that are primarily engaged in breeding, planting or growing trees.

Industry Products
Softwood logs and bolts Hardwood logs and boltsPulpwood
Industry Activities
Cutting timberTransporting timberProducing wood chips in the forest

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