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There were 50 active round fencing manufacturers in 2017 (Table 2.25).
Around two thirds of round fencing manufacturers (66%) consumed less than 5 thousand green tonnes of softwood annually.
Table 2.25 Number of softwood round fencing manufacturers, 2008-2017.
Source: Survey of Round Fencing Manufacturers
1. Categories are based on total softwood consumption, in thousand green tonnes.
Data: Longer time series of the number of softwood round fencing manufacturers, by size category and by country (England/ Wales/ Scotland/ Northern Ireland) are available from the Data downloads web page at: www.forestresearch.gov.uk/tools-and-resources/statistics/data-downloads/.
Sources chapter: Survey of Round Fencing Manufacturers