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Terms of the Trade
A reference for forest products industry terms and definitions.
A comprehensive and entertaining hardbound reference to the language of the forest products industry. More than 10,000 industry terms, including those used in logging, production, trading and allied fields, are defined and explained.
Keep it handy, because you’ll use it every day!
This handsome, hardbound, 426-page book was designed to meet the needs of both the industry veteran and beginner by gathering into one easily accessible source a great amount of information. The terms defined range from the colorful “loggers’ lingo” of the past to the technical language of a diverse, computerized industry. Included are terms pertaining to forestry, logging, manufacturing, marketing, finance, transportation, construction, and more.
10,122 clear, concise definitions
» More than 2,727 that are brand new.
» 404 others have been updated or expanded.
» 1,816 abbreviations
» Including 639 that are new
Hundreds of definitions in Terms of the Trade are accompanied by detailed illustrations. Nearly all were produced by Ken Brauner, a well-known Pacific Northwest artist and illustrator whose paintings of the North American forest products industry are found across the continent. The artist's intimate knowledge of the industry and attention to detail ensure the accuracy of the finished product.
TERMS OF THE TRADE is invaluable if you manage, work for, or come into contact with:
» THE RESOURCE LEVEL: Foresters, Loggers, Log Truck Drivers, Conservationists, Tree Farmers, Equipment Operators, and Government Employees.
» MANUFACTURERS: Mill Owners and Management, Mill Workers, Manufacturers, Freight and Transportation Workers, Purchasing Agents, Foremen, and Management Trainees.
» MARKETING AND SALES: Mill Salespeople, Wholesalers, Brokers, Retailers, Marketing Specialists, Importers, Exporters, and Commodity Traders.
» OTHERS: Treaters, Remanufacturers, Accountants/Controllers, Association Directors, Teachers, Students, Researchers, Historians, Lobbyists, Estimators, Designers, Architects, Land Planners, Writers, Secretaries, and Office Personnel.
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