Production Distribution of Plywood in China
1. Linyi City, Shandong Province
Linyi is the “China’s Plate Capital” and the largest plywood and trade production base in China. There are more than 7000 wood enterprises in Linyi City, with an annual output of more than 40 million square meters. Production of plywood, veneer panels, science and technology wood and other nine series of more than 200 varieties, forming a plywood, density board, particleboard, veneer panels and building templates as the leading product series, both flooring, furniture and other categories, with a total output value of more than 120 billion yuan.
2. Pizhou City, Jiangsu Province
The main agglomeration area of plywood in China is known as “the town of China’s plate”. There are plenty of plates in the town. There is a saying that “the world plate looks at China, the Chinese plate looks at Pizhou, and the Pizhou plate looks at Guanhu”. It is the national production base of high-quality wood-based panels. According to the relevant data, there are about 2000 production enterprises of panel furniture, of which more than 400 are above the scale, and the annual production capacity of plywood is 20 million square meters.
3. Guigang City, Guangxi Province
It is known as “the capital of plate industry in southern China”. There are more than 3,000 forest products processing enterprises with an output value of nearly 35 billion yuan, and forest products are moving towards the middle and high end. Plywood production accounts for 60% of the total output of Guangxi, and plate export accounts for 50% of Guangxi. It has become an important plywood, veneer production and processing base and forest products distribution center in China.
4. Zhangzhou City, Fujian Province
Nearly 500 plywood production enterprises in the largest pine board base in China, as well as numerous veneer production enterprises and workshops, have an annual production capacity of about 3 million square meters.
5. Zuogezhuang, Hebei
Zuogezhuang in Hebei mainly produces eight kinds of multi-layer sheets with hundreds of specifications. Six out of every 10 sheets in the whole country come from Zuogezhuang! According to statistics, in 2017, the output of plywood products in Hebei Province was 895 million cubic meters.
The development of plywood in Guangdong started in the 1990s. Since 1990, the development of plywood has sprung up like bamboo shoots after a rainstorm. Several large-scale plywood enterprises, such as Huaguang in South China Sea and Guangda Wood Industry in Shenzhen, have begun to increase. Following this, other small and medium-sized plywood enterprises are also increasing, and the production of plywood in Guangdong is increasing. According to the statistics of 2018, the plywood enterprises above the scale completed 2.633 million cubic meters, down 7.6% from the previous year. At present, there are more than 200 plywood manufacturers in Guangdong, and the production capacity of plywood is about 5 million cubic meters.