null null null
null Visit Our Website
null

FSC & PEFC Certified Products
are available on request

FSC
PEFC PEFC/01-31-140
Promoting sustainable
forest management
www.pefc.org
August 2017

North American Softwoods

North American Softwoods- supplies of Western Red Cedar remain relatively tight and most suppliers are looking to see prices rise rather than fall. The imposition of countervailing duties did reduce demand in the USA for a while, but buyers are coming back and paying the duty and high prices for the Western Red Cedar. So even with the modest demand supplies are not keeping up. in all dimensions. The impact is strong prices and the likelihood is further price hikes . Here in NZ strong competition keeps prices under control but it is clear prices have to go up. Yellow Cedar supplies tight as well but modest demand. The latest news out of Canada is that one of the largest Cedar sawmills which had been down due to a lack of logs has now been permanently curtailed. Means if they can find logs the logs will be milled but reduces the standing sawmilling capacity. A further sign that the supply chain is restricted??

Yellow Cedar – we have got good levels of stock in 50mm thickness from 100x50 through to 300x50.

Western Red Cedar – we have had a busy year chasing stock replacement and then having it arrive in lumps making for uneven workloads. The thicker Joiner sections ( i.e 63mm and 75mm thick) have been hard to get and we are still chasing orders placed last year. We have  enough stocks on hand to cope with orders this year. The stuff takes a a long time to dry. We  45mm stock for weather boards, short 45 and 50mm for specialists and 50, 63 and 75mm stocks for Joiners.

null
Previous ArticlePrevious Article
Current Feature Stories
August 2017
/imagesdb/Issue/4e176145-d9aa-408e-993a-b363c3671e66.jpgBusiness
An election, banking issues and shortage of skilled labour makes for interesting times.
/imagesdb/Issue/8e64db45-79ee-4e03-8970-65aa52a393c8.jpgSupply Overview
Supply dynamics show tight Cedar supplies, US hardwoods in general okay, Kwila decking very interesting. Local timbers we see Radiata clears as being good, but Rimu very poor.
/imagesdb/Issue/5a683c38-ab2e-482d-bc26-49004a05c2ea.jpgStaff News
A few changes in staff, with some coming and some going. Overall pretty stable. We are looking for some more talent.
/imagesdb/Issue/4f176878-b3f5-4c1e-a81d-4becc7a83abc.jpgEmails & Technology
we like all are trying to update things and become more efficient with accounts and information.
Current Feature Stories
April 2017
/imagesdb/Issue/bec20377-b3a3-427f-8fad-5aa729f4ffbc.jpg2017 off to a good start
We stated 2017 in a mixed state of mind. Expectations were high, so far we are seeing lots of potential and upside as well as frustration.
/imagesdb/Issue/56612b6a-9e3f-4677-863a-d32a14a017a9.jpgSame old timber supplies???
Same old, same Old? Not really, we are seeing lots of stuff happening.
/imagesdb/Issue/7ad7bb0a-4727-4a6f-ac81-bb47f0acaba0.jpgStaff & Company news
We celebrate 26 years of business this year. we are now on instagram, as well as on Archipro check us out.
/imagesdb/Issue/f06b479e-3a2a-4695-9c59-ef4b7ba2c624.jpgTimspec's new product
After a 5 year quest we have found a great new product. The Engineered T&G Flooring, we have found, will we hope allow us to develop some new markets.
null
null null null null null
null null null
TIMSPEC (Timber Specialist Limited) PEFC & FSC Certified Products are available on request
Auckland
64 Stoddard Road
Mt Roskill
ph: (09) 620 0260
fx: (09) 620 0261
web: www.timspec.co.nz
Carterton
30 Kent Street
Ph: (06) 376 9381
Fx: (06) 379 9382
email: shane@timspec.co.nz
Christchurch
9B Francella Street
Bromley
ph: (03) 384 5287
fx: (03) 384 5289
email: gareth@timspec.co.nz
PEFC
PEFC/01-31-140
Promoting sustainable
forest management
www.pefc.org
FSC

© Copyright Stream Interactive Limited. Private information collected for this website is governed by our Privacy Policy Powered by streamSWEET CMS