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Glossary - MMBF (millions of board feet of timber)

MMBF is a measurement of the number of millions of board feet of timber.  The letter "M" is borrowed from Roman Numerals, but instead of "MM" representing the value 2,000, the industry treats them as variables in algebra and interprets them based on the rules of mathematics (where two adjecent variables are multiplied), thus the product is 1 million (1,000 times 1,000) board feet of timber.

Lumber companies are typically measured by their production output in MMBF.  In the late 1990s the larger producers had production outputs measured in hundreds or thousands of MMBF.

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