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Containers for War

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The information in this article was excerpted from a report released by the Office of War Information. It shows the importance of packaging in the servicing of our armed forces, and is of especial interest because of the prominence given to containers manufactured from lumber, plywood, and paper products. It is significant that one-half of all the lumber produced in the United States is used for boxing and crating. More than one-half of all fiber container-board is used in military packaging.

Document Type: Journal Article

Publication date: June 1, 1944

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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