Random Lengths concludes industry consultation, seeks additional input on pair of items

By Joe Pruski
RISI Fastmarkets
April 9, 2024
Category: Finance & Economics
Region: United States

Fastmarkets has collected feedback from the industry on pricing methodologies for Random Lengths and Random Lengths International as part of its annual methodology review. …Beginning with the lumber report on June 20, Random Lengths will publish assessed fingerjointed stud prices, delivered Dallas, Texas, for ES-LP, Fir&Larch, and Western S-P-F. …Random Lengths will also make changes to the veneer report beginning on June 21, but will seek additional industry feedback until Friday, May 3. Random Lengths is proposing to eliminate all Douglas Fir 1/8-inch CD items and Douglas Fir AB-Grade. Respondents supported the discontinuation of those items, but favored keeping White Woods 1/6-inch CD in all widths. Random Lengths will publish its final decision for price guide changes to veneer on May 13. …Additionally, Random Lengths will move forward with a European Spruce #2 2×4 assessment, but is extending the feedback period. 

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