Business Best Practices

"International Marketing Practices for Small to Medium Sized Forest Products Firms," Manual - Omar Espinoza, Robert Smith, Anna Pitti. 

"Opportunities for Minnesota Forest Products in South America," Report - Omar Espinoza, Robert Smith, Anna Pitti.

"Business Management Practices for Small to Medium Sized Forest Products Firms," Manual - Omar Espinoza and Robert Smith. 

New Forest Products and Emerging Markets

"Development of Knowledge Database to Support the US Urban Wood and Cross Laminated Timber Supply Chain," Forest Products Service Convention - Omar Espinoza, Ed Thomas, and Samantha Duran

"The Case for Urban and Reclaimed Wood in the Circular Economy,"  BioResources - Anna Pitti, Omar Espinoza, and Robert Smith.

"Marketing Practices in the Urban and Reclaimed Wood Industries," Bioproducts Business - Anna Pitti, Omar Espinoza, and Robert Smith.

"Awareness, Perceptions and Willingness to Adopt CLT by U.S. Engineering Firms," Bioproducts Business - Maria Fernanda Laguarda-Mallo and Omar Espinoza.

"Critical Factors in the Willingness to Adopt Innovative Wood-based Building Materials in the Construction Industry: The Case of CLT," PhD Dissertation - Maria Fernanda Laguarda-Mallo.

"Cross Laminated Timber in the United States: Opportunities for Hardwoods?," Proceedings from the 2017 International Scientific Conference on Hardwood Processing - Omar Espinoza and Urs Buehlmann.

"Marketing Strategy Recommendations for the U.S. Thermally Modified Wood Industry," Report - Shelby Lynn Gamache and Omar Espinoza.

"Professional Consumer Perceptions of Thermally-Modified Wood," Masters Thesis - Shelby Lynn Gamache.

"Vacuum Drying of Wood - State of the Art," Curr Forestry Rep - Omar Espinoza and Brian Bond.

"Identification of Research Areas to Advance the Adoption of Cross-Laminated Timber in North America," Bioproducts Business - Omar Espinoza, Urs Buehlmann, Maria Fernanda Laguarda-Mallo and Vladimir Rodriguez Trujillo.

"Cross-Laminated Timber in the United States: Opportunities and Challenges,"  Internationales Holzbau-Forum IHF: Omar Espinoza, Urs Buehlmann and Maria Fernanda Laguarda-Mallo.

"Education Needs in the Forest Products Industry: Most urgent training needs in manufacturing and management," Hardwood Review Express: Omar Espinoza and Rober Smith.

"A Decade of Improved Lumber Drying Technology," Wood Structure and Function - Brian H. Bond and Omar Espinoza.

"Cross-Laminated Timber in the U.S.: Potential Adopter Perceptions," A Journal of Contemporary Wood Engineering - Maria Fernanda Laguarda Mallo and Omar Espinoza.

"Cross-Laminated Timber: Status and Research Needs in Europe," Bioresources - Omar Espinoza, Vladimir Rodriguez Trujillo, Maria Fernanda Laguarda Mallo and Urs Buehlmann.

Older Publications

"Innovation in the Forest Products Industry," EXtention - Omar Espinoza and Maria Fernanda Laguarda Mallo

"Educational Needs of the Forest Products Industry in Minnesota and Virginia in 2012," Forest Products Journal - Omar Espinoza, Robert Smith, Scott Lyon, Henry Quesada-Pineda, and Brian H. Bond

"Sustainable Integrated Forest Biorefineries," Starker Lecture Series - Shri Ramaswamy

"Forest certification and green building standards: overview and use in the U.S. hardwood industry," Journal of Cleaner Production - Omar Espinoza, Urs Buehlmann, and Bob Smith

"Lean Evaluation of an Engineering Process: A Case Study in Furniture Industry,"  Journal of Forest Products Business Research - Wang, Henry Quesada, and Omar Espinoza

"Challenges and Adaptations in the US Hardwood Industry," FDM Asia - Omar Espinoza, Urs Buehlmann, and Robert Smith