Vermont is home to an impressive range of wood product manufacturers and craftspeople. Furniture making, moldings, turnings, and similar products employ nearly 1,600 Vermont workers. The payroll in this sector is about $49 million annually. Though Vermont enjoyed a peak rate of $82 million in 2000, the rate has remained fairly stable in the last few years. Vermont’s annual economic output in the form of sales or value of shipments for the secondary wood products sector is about $143 million.
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