• Alaska Wood Products Industry - 1998 Sawmill Survey

      Hill, Alexandra (Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska., 1999)
      This report is part of the proceeding from the USDA sponsored Alaska Value-Added Forest Products Workshop held in Sitka, Alaska in September 1999. In 1998, the Forest Service, University of Alaska Cooperative Extension Service, and the Alaska Department of Commerce jointly funded a survey of Alaska sawmills, which was conducted by the Institute of Social and Economic Research (!SER) at the University of Alaska Anchorage. This paper discusses the survey and its results. The 1998 survey covered mill capacity, employment, total production, production by type of product and export or domestic sale, log consumption by species and original timber ownership, chip and residue production, information on suppliers and customers, and several questionsabout the timber industry in general. It focused on data for calendar year 1997.