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The Wood Utilization Research Center at MSU is one of 12 university partners distributed throughout the country. Jointly, the WUR Centers address the major problems confronting the domestic forest products manufacturing industry in all of the forest regions of the U.S. Funding of the WUR Program has enabled the nationís wood products industry to advance technologically and, in general, position universities to help an industry with limited ability to help itself. A major benefit of the Wood Utilization Research Center has been the flexibility to rapidly address critical regional or national research needs. The Wood Utilization Research Center stimulates new knowledge and technologies that are necessary to balance the sustainable use of U.S. forest resources with the need to maintain a vigorous, globally competitive domestic forest products industry. The department of forestry and department of forest products participate in the center and provide research and assistance in six broad areas including:

2008 Annual Report

2007 Annual Report

2006 Annual Report

2005 Annual Report


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