Wood is not only one of the most sustainable manufacturing materials; it is also embodied with structural properties that offer a number of benefits including flexibility, durability and ease of application.
The wood packaging industry uses both softwood and hardwood lumber which have been graded for structural performance and can be customized to specific sizes to fit the end-product requirements. Lumber used in wood packaging is manufactured by sawing logs into rough size lumber which is then edged, re-sawn into dimension lumber and cut to length. Wood panel products are manufactured by the application of adhesive products and processed wood fiber under pressure in well-defined manufacturing standards. The lumber most often used for packaging is what is referred to as industrial grade lumber, which is not utilized for applications like home construction, furniture, and flooring.