Funders Section

 

May 18, 2016

US Non-Residential and Apartments Strategy

This strategy addresses the diversity of building types and systems in the US non-residential and apartment sectors. It provided an opportunity to canvass stakeholder priorities and knowledge, and to provide recommendations on how to refocus efforts based on current market and technical realities. To obtain a copy of the report, please contact Aude at aude.fournier@canada.ca

 

March 30, 2016

Customer Perceptions of Canadian Forest Products

A study recently undertaken by Leger – the Research Intelligence Group asked international buyers of wood, pulp and paper in the United States, Europe and Asia about their perceptions of Canadian forest products and environmental issues. The results are comparable to a similar survey done by Leger two years ago. Once again the Canadian forest products industry is getting top marks when it comes to its environmental credentials. The customers surveyed said they appreciate our products because of their quality and sustainability, with the most positively perceived attributes related to assurance of legality and forest management practices. The majority of purchasers also said that forest certification is important when it comes to choosing forest products.

To obtain a copy of the report, please contact Aude at aude.fournier@canada.ca

 

March 14, 2016

Evolution of Wood Use in Canadian Non-residential Construction

The main objective of this study was to provide a current understanding of wood use in non-residential construction in Canada as well as a method for future benchmarking on a set of various measures. With the aim of characterizing wood use in non-residential construction in Canada, surveys were conducted among structural engineers, structural components manufacturers, and glulam manufacturers. Through various estimates of the market share for wood, the survey of structural engineers provided a basis for monitoring wood use over time.

To obtain a copy of the report, please contact Aude at aude.fournier@canada.ca

 

March 14, 2016

Opportunities for Canadian Wood Producers in Western Europe

This project included an assessment of the construction industry in Europe and trade flow analysis for wood products with the aim of understanding the current state of the Western European market for Canadian wood products, identifying the best opportunities, and proposing paths for successful market development.

To obtain a copy of the report, please contact Aude at aude.fournier@canada.ca