Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

Wood Products Development Strategy

Tags: Forestry, Natural Resource Based Economic Development, Research, Strategic Planning

Client Name: Adirondack North Country Association

Client Type: Regional Development Organization

Year: 1990, 1991

Location: New York

On behalf of the Adirondack North Country Association, Yellow Wood Associates, Inc. prepared a detailed primary and secondary wood product development strategy for six counties in northern New York. Work included extensive field and phone interviews with wood products manufacturers within and outside the region, focused literature review, industry analysis and benchmarking to uncover the key characteristics of successful wood products firms in specific markets.