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Headline of  the Latest Issue

New factory of Polus-Tec Western Japan started operation

Polus-Tec Western Japan Co., Ltd. (based in Koka City Shiga Prefecture, President: Kojiro Nakauchi), handling the precut business under the Polus Group, invited guests to an observing tour to its new factory named “Rainbow Field (Saga Factory) and held a reception party on July 21st. The factory, which it has built in Karatsu City Saga Prefecture, has started its operation in the month. Yoshinori Yamaguchi (the Governor of Saga Prefecture) and Tatsuro Mine (mayor of Karatsu City) who had aggressively attracted the company to the region, attended the party and welcomed the large precut factory to have expanded its business into Kyushu with many other invitees who came from counterparty companies and local companies.

 

Industrial Topics
Wholesalers' Market Prices
(lumber & logs 1,000 yen / cbm; plywood 1,000 yen / sheet; CP 1,000 yen /piece)
item price(JPY)
Hem, baby square (imported) KD(S4S) 105mm x 105mm 51
Whitewood, kudabashira (CP) 5-ply 2.25
JRC, baby square for post KD 3m

63

DF, hirakaku, KD, bundle (home sawn) 71
Whitewood, stud (mabashira, imported) KD 63
Lauan structural plywood (imported) JAS, F4-star 1.36
Softwood structural plywood, Type I (12mm) JAS, F4-star 1.18
Softwood structural plywood, Type I (24mm) JAS, F4-star 2.48
CP=connective post
July 2017 /source: Tokyo Lumber Wholesalers' Association
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