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Headline of  the Latest Issue

Wooden warehouse with 2 x 4 construction method

 

Mitsuihome Co., Ltd. has held a tour on 19th April where visitors observe its construction site of a large scale wooden warehouse, at the timing of the building’s framework construction has completed. This building is built with wooden-frame construction system in Yokohama City, Kanagawa Prefecture by the company’s group Mitsuihouse Components Co., Ltd. The warehouse, located in the tvk ecom park in the city, is owned by Television Kanagawa, Inc. It is designed and constructed by tvk Communications, and Mituihome Component supplies components and does the construction except for the facilities. This building is multipurpose and is planned to be equipped with a broad range of facilities such as a storage space for various machinery and materials owned by the media, changing rooms, shower rooms, restrooms, and meeting rooms.

 

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

65

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 1.19
Softwood structural plywood, Type I (24mm) JAS, F4-star 2.48
CP=connective post
April 2017 /source: Tokyo Lumber Wholesalers' Association
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