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Fourth Quarter Industry Update

Fourth Quarter Industry Update

Welcome to our Fourth Quarter Industry Update, where we delve into the latest developments and insights shaping the lumber industry landscape. In this comprehensive update, we explore a range of topics, from housing starts and permits to lumber market forecasts and major industry announcements. Learn about the trends driving the market, the challenges faced by mills in Western Canada and the Pacific Northwest, and the anticipated price stability in plywood and OSB markets. Discover how these factors impact your purchasing decisions and business strategies in the dynamic lumber market. Join us as we navigate through the complexities of the industry, providing you with valuable insights to thrive in 2024 and beyond.

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Year End Lumber Market Analysis

Year End Lumber Market Analysis

As the year concludes, the lumber market demonstrates a blend of stability, cautious optimism, and strategic considerations influenced by both market and seasonal dynamics.

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Trio’s Toy Drive is in Full Swing

Trio’s Toy Drive is in Full Swing

There’s still time to be a part of Trio’s Toy Drive this Holiday Season! Partner with Trio to drop off a toy to our office or make a quick cash donation to Trio’s St. Vincent De Paul Toy Drive site.

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The Lumber Market Continues to be Flat as a Board (for today anyway)

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Regardless of the mills futile attempts at curtailments, the lumber markets supply and demand dance continues to achieve a steady balance.

April Housing Starts Up, Permits Down
Builder Confidence Maintains
Some Skepticism Exists on Overall Economic Conditions

Arizona continues to have a strong economic outlook and Trio trucks keep rolling out of the lumberyard fully stocked.

For all the lumber purchasers that have weathered the 2021 and 2022 extreme market fluctuations, we hope you find some reprieve in the consistency of the market.