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Random Lengths Publications, Inc.

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Random Lengths provides the wood products industry with unbiased, consistent, and timely reports of market activity and prices, related trends, issues, and analyses. The company’s focus has traditionally been on North American markets, but as international trade in wood products has increased, Random Lengths has expanded its coverage to cover prices and developments in overseas supplying regions. The company also strives to deliver information to its customers in a timely and economical manner, utilizing modern technology.

Random Lengths is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fastmarkets RISI.

Publications and Services

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Over the years, other publications and services have been added to the Random Lengths information services. They include Random Lengths International, the Midweek Report, The Big Book directory of the industry, and Yardstick. Random Lengths My Print is the most recent addition, and the first web-based product offered.

Random Lengths - The most widely circulated market report in the forest products industry. Each weekly 12-page issue contains pinpointed prices of more than 1,600 items of softwood lumber, panels, and other wood products. Also included are concise, unbiased analyses of trading patterns and reports of important industry trends and events.

Random Lengths My Print | RLMYPRINT.COM - Create your own on-demand graphs and custom price reports. Select from every price reported by Random Lengths since 1995, and update reports automatically as soon as new prices are released. Easily imported into your presentation or report. Yearbook-style report available for ALL prices.

Midweek - An update of key prices reported in Random Lengths, with a brief report on trading activity. Midweek is delivered each Wednesday morning via fax and e-mail.

Electronic Services - Random Lengths, Lumber, Panel, Midweek, RL International, and Yardstick are available to readers as soon as they are released. Subscribers may receive reports via fax or e-mail. Reports via e-mail are available in three file formats: portable document (PDF), spreadsheet, and database.

International - The bi-weekly newsletter on the global markets for wood products. International contains prices and market summaries covering North American lumber and panel items sold in international markets. Statistics from all major supplying and consuming regions in the world are included.

Yardstick - The most complete monthly measure of the wood products industry. 24-pages strong, with key wood products statistics and economic indicators in easy-to-read charts and tables. Allows you to track historical trends with year-to-date and previous-year comparisons.

The Big Book - The directory of the North American wood products industry, listing softwood lumber and panel producers, secondary manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and other companies and associations related to the industry. The easy-to-use guide is organized to give you quick and easy access to the companies and individuals you want to reach and the information you need to know.

Terms Of The Trade - A comprehensive 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. This hardbound book will be a valuable, entertaining, and often-used addition to your office.

Buying & Selling Softwood Lumber & Panels - A must-have for every training program! This book is loaded with useful information about the art of buying and selling lumber and panels. It’s designed for working traders at all levels of the distribution chain – mill salespersons, wholesalers, retail buyers, and support personnel.

WWW.RLPI.COM — Visit our Web site, and view samples and read about fast, reliable delivery of Random Lengths publications in PDF format under Help & FAQs.

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<<May 2020>>
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My Print will be discontinued May 2021

Renew with a Fastmarkets RISI membership package and receive valuable new features available through an online dashboard that can be customized to your specific needs. In addition to new chart tools and historical data downloads, you’ll get access to a mobile app, text notifications of key price changes, newsfeeds, and more!

As a courtesy, to help with a smooth transition, if you renew into the appropriate membership package, you can continue to access the My Print legacy website until your membership package expires, or May 2021, whichever comes first.

If you choose not to move into the appropriate membership package on renewal, your access to My Print will discontinue.

The minimum requirement to continue to access My Print is the Standard membership package with an add-on for “All historical prices”. Please contact a sales representative through the Contact Sales button on the page.

Make sure you don’t miss out on the valuable historical data you need! Renew into a membership package that includes continued access to historical data through both the legacy My Print website (until May 2021 or your package subscription expiration, whichever comes first) and the new graphs, text notifications, mobile apps, and much more now available to you at www.risiinfo.com.

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