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DOMAIN EXPERT ENGAGEMENTS

Number of executives repeatedly engaged by snail & email outreach*

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1998

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INTERACTIONS

360

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PARTICIPANTS

80

Responses Validated *

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TABLE OF CONTENTS


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   Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations.....I-1  
   Disclaimers.....I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level.....I-2
  
   Quantitative Techniques & Analytics.....I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study.....I-3
Hardboard.....I-3
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF).....I-3
Insulation Board.....I-3
  
   A Quick Primer.....II-11$75
   Market Overview.....II-2
The Use of Wood Becomes a Delicate Issue.....II-2
Wood Residues as Raw Materials Offload the Burden on Forests.....II-2
Quality Does Matter.....II-2
1$75
   Wood Species Utilized in Fiberboard Manufacture.....II-3
Additives as Quality Enhancers.....II-3
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   Fiberboard Changing Shape.....II-4
Innovations Ignite Interest in Value Added Products.....II-4
Formaldehyde Emissions in MDF Production Pose a Threat.....II-4
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   Quality Issues.....II-5
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   Fiberboard: A Definition.....II-6
Fiberboard: An Evolution Scan.....II-6
Fiberboard Comes of Age.....II-6
Applications & Advantages.....II-6
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   1. Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF).....II-71$75
   MDF: Types, Applications and Advantages.....II-8
2. Hardboard.....II-8
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   Hardboard: Types, Applications and Advantages.....II-9
3. Insulation Board.....II-9
1$75
   Insulation Boards: Types, Applications and Advantages.....II-10
1$75
   3a. North America.....II-11
A. Market Analysis.....II-11
Outlook.....II-11
North America Sets Record in Production and Consumption of MDF.....II-11
Challenges Galore in the Market.....II-11
1$75
   Statistical Findings.....II-12
Table 1: North American Fiberboard Production, Imports and Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – United States and Canada (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-12

Table 2: North American Hardboard Production, Imports and Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – United States and Canada (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-12
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   Table 3: North American Medium Density Fiberboard Production, Imports and Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – United States and Canada (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-13

Table 4: North American Insulation Board Production, Imports and Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – United States and Canada (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-13
1$150
   B. Market Analytics.....II-14
Table 5: North American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Geographic Region – US and Canada Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-14

Table 6: North American 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US and Canada for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-14
1$150
   Table 7: North American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-15

Table 8: North American 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-15
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   3aa. The United States.....II-16
A. Market Analysis.....II-16
Outlook.....II-16
Market Overview.....II-16
Application Areas to Expand for MDF, the Material for the Future.....II-16
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   Vignettes from the Industry.....II-17
US Facing Competition from Europe in Exports.....II-17
US: A Major Consumer of Non-Structural Composite Panels Including
  Fiberboard.....II-17
MDF Shipments Attain New Scale in 2000s While Hardboard Shipments Decline.....II-17
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   B. Market Analytics.....II-18
Table 9: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-18

Table 10: US 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-18
1$150
   3ab. Canada.....II-19
A. Market Analysis.....II-19
Outlook.....II-19
Market Overview.....II-19
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....II-20
Table 11: Canada Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-20

Table 12: Canada 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-20
1$150
   3b. Europe.....II-21
A. Market Analysis.....II-21
Outlook.....II-21
Trends in the Fiberboard Market.....II-21
Engineered Wood Products Enter the Spotlight.....II-21
Laminate Flooring: Key End-Use for MDF.....II-21
Production & Exports of Fiberboard in Europe Poised to Rise.....II-21
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   Conservation Policies to Affect Demand for Fiberboard.....II-22
Wood Working Industry in Europe: An Introduction.....II-22
Manufacturers Shift Production Bases to Eastern Europe.....II-22
Eastern Europe to Post Strong Growth.....II-22
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   Growth Contingent on An Array of Factors.....II-23
Consolidation Blows in the Wind.....II-23
Europe to Push the Use of Wood Products.....II-23
Advantages of Wood As a Raw Material.....II-23
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   Regulatory Building & Construction Guidelines to Tame Growth.....II-24
Non-Regulatory Bottlenecks.....II-24
Challenges Afoot in Eastern Europe.....II-24
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   Shifting Focus to Recycled Wood in Wood-Based Panels.....II-25
Furniture & Construction: Major Wood Users.....II-25
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   Furniture a Flourishing Industry in Europe.....II-26
New Technologies Infuse Vigor.....II-26
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   Europe: Export Oriented.....II-27
Drivers and Deterrents in the European Wood-Based Panels Industry.....II-27
Intra-Regional Trade to Intensify in Europe.....II-27
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   Forestry in Europe.....II-28
Europe to Expand Forest Resources.....II-28
European Forest Sector Swayed by Winds of Change.....II-28
Forest Fires Wreak Havoc in Europe.....II-28
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   Statistical Findings.....II-29
Table 13: European Fiberboard Production (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, Poland, Turkey, Spain, Russia, France, Italy, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-29

Table 14: European Fiberboard Imports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Italy, United Kingdom, France, Belgium, Russia, Germany, Turkey, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-29

Table 15: European Fiberboard Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, Poland, Spain, France, Belgium, Austria, Turkey, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-29
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   Table 16: European Hardboard Production (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, Russia, Poland, Turkey, Bulgaria, France Austria, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-30

Table 17: European Hardboard Imports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, Turkey, France, United Kingdom, Belgium, Poland, Hungary, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-30

Table 18: European Hardboard Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, France, Russia, Poland, Belgium, Ireland, Bulgaria, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-30
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   Table 19: European Medium Density Fiberboard Production (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, Turkey, Poland, France, Spain, Italy, United Kingdom, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-31

Table 20: European Medium Density Fiberboard Imports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Italy, United Kingdom, Russia, Belgium, France, Spain,Turkey, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-31

Table 21: European Medium Density Fiberboard Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Spain, Germany, Austria, France, Turkey, Italy, Belgium, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-31
1$150
   Table 22: European Insulation Board Production (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Slovakia, Norway, France, Finland, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-32

Table 23: European Insulation Board Imports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Italy, Germany, France, Slovakia, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-32

Table 24: European Insulation Board Exports (2007): Percentage Breakdown by Country – Germany, Poland, Spain, France, Portugal, Norway, Turkey, and Rest of Europe (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-32
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   A Recent Past Perspective.....II-33
Table 25: Woodworking Industry in EU 25 (2003): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Revenues by Major End-Use Sectors - Furniture, Building Components, Sawing/Planing/Treatment, Woodbased Panels, Packaging, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-33

Table 26: Medium Density Fiberboard Market in Europe (2003): Percentage Share Breakdown by Key End-User Sectors - Furniture Industry, Laminate Flooring, Building Industry, Mouldings and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-33
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   B. Market Analytics.....II-34
Table 27: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Geographic Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-34
1$150
   Table 28: European 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-351$150
   Table 29: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 1000 m3 (cubic meters) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-36

Table 30: European 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-36
1$150
   3ba. France.....II-37
A. Market Analysis.....II-37
Outlook.....II-37
B. Market Analytics.....II-37
Table 31: France Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-37
1$150
   Table 32: France 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-381$150
   3bb. Germany.....II-39
A. Market Analysis.....II-39
Outlook.....II-39
Storms and Slump in Construction Push Down Growth in Germany.....II-39
B. Market Analytics.....II-39
Table 33: Germany Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-39
1$150
   Table 34: Germany 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-401$150
   3bc. Italy.....II-41
A. Market Analysis.....II-41
Outlook.....II-41
Market Overview.....II-41
B. Market Analytics.....II-41
Table 35: Italy Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-41
1$150
   Table 36: Italy 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-421$150
   3bd. United Kingdom.....II-43
A. Market Analysis.....II-43
Outlook.....II-43
Pricing Trends.....II-43
B. Market Analytics.....II-43
Table 37: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 cubic meters (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-43
1$150
   Table 38: UK 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-441$150
   3be. Spain.....II-45
A. Market Analysis.....II-45
Outlook.....II-45
Market Overview.....II-45
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....II-46
Table 39: Spain Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 1000 m3 (cubic meters) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-46

Table 40: Spain 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-46
1$150
   3bf. Russia.....II-47
A. Market Analysis.....II-47
Outlook.....II-47
Market Overview.....II-47
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....II-48
Table 41: Russia Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 volume sales (m3) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-48

Table 42: Russia 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-48
1$150
   3bg. Rest of Europe.....II-49
A. Market Analysis.....II-49
Outlook.....II-49
B. Market Analytics.....II-49
Table 43: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 1000 m3 (cubic meters) for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-49
1$150
   Table 44: Rest of Europe 10-Year Perspective for Fiberboard by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Hardboard, Medium Density Fiberboard and Insulation Board for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-50
1$150
   Steico AG Takes Over French Wood-Fiber Insulation Board Manufacturer.....II-51
Evergreen Fibreboard to Take Over HFSB.....II-51
Samko Timber Acquires PT Essam Timber.....II-51
1$75
   Masisa Acquires Stake in Tafibras and Tafisa.....II-52
Uniboard Announces Plan to Install a New MDF/ HDF Production Line.....II-52
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   Pfleiderer Commences Construction of an Advanced Fiberboard Facility.....II-53
Mospromstroy-Vyatka to Manufacture Fiberboard.....II-53
Evergreen Fibreboard Bhd becomes 100% Stakeholder in Siam Fibreboard.....II-53
Flakeboard Enters into a Licensing Agreement with Metso .....II-53
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   Western India Plywoods Bags Hardboard Supply Order from DaimlerChrysler.....II-54
Kastamonu to Set Up Timber-Processing Plant for Manufacturing MDF.....II-54
Novoyeniseisk Launches a New Fiberboard Production Plant .....II-54
Homanit Plans to Construct a New Fiberboard Facility in Ukraine.....II-54
Kumpulan Guthrie to Divest Fiberboard Unit to Dongwha GH International.....II-54
1$75
   Masisa to Divest 90% Stake in Forestal Argentina.....II-55
Xethanol Acquires an Erstwhile MDF Facility from Carolina Fiberboard.....II-55
Flakeboard America Buys Out Weyerhaeuser’s MDF Facilities.....II-55
Vitebskdrev Plans to Launch New Hardboard Plant.....II-55
MDF Plant to Come Up in Nizhny Novgorod.....II-55
1$75
   Repo Vabrikud to Close Fiberboard Plant.....II-56
Masisa to Build a MDF Manufacturing Facility in Brazil.....II-56
Metso Panelboard Wins US$7.7 Million Order from Berneck.....II-56
Weyerhaeuser Divests MDF Composite Panels Business to Coilite Teoranta.....II-56
HARC Inks Commercialization Agreement with PCI.....II-56
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   Knight-Celotex Launches Unique Fire-Resistant Fiberboard Products.....II-57
Temple-Inland Introduces Moisture Resistant MDF.....II-57
SierraPine Unveils MDF Arreis.....II-57
Electrically Conductive MDF Surface Developed.....II-57
Corrugated Fiberboard Panel System Developed.....II-57
1$75
   Agro Mats Co., Ltd. (Thailand).....II-58
Alfa Wood S.A (Greece).....II-58
ATC Panels, Inc. (US).....II-58
AS Repo Vabrikud (Estonia).....II-58
Deltic Timber Corporation (USA).....II-58
1$75
   Del-Tin Fiber L.L.C.....II-59
Dongwha Fibreboard Sdn Bhd (Malaysia).....II-59
Evergreen Fibreboard Berhad (Malaysia).....II-59
Homanit Gmbh & Co. Kg. (Germany).....II-59
1$75
   Huebert Fiberboard, Inc. (USA).....II-60
International Bildrite, Inc. (USA).....II-60
Isoroy Casteljaloux SAS (France).....II-60
Knight-Celotex (USA).....II-60
1$75
   Niagara Fiberboard, Inc. (USA).....II-61
Sierrapine Limited (USA).....II-61
Sonae Novobord Ltd (South Africa).....II-61
1$75