BOSTON, May 21 /PRNewswire/ --

RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the launch of a free weekly email update with top timber industry news headlines. This free email is part of RISI's North American Timber News Service -- the only comprehensive news service dedicated to the North American timber industry. The service will provide subscribers updated news on timberlands and timber markets, as well as corporate, government, trade, transportation and demand issues.

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Chris Lyddan, Editor of RISI's Timber News, commented, "This new service provides news you just can't find anywhere else. It's reported by a team of veteran forest products industry journalists who take pride in ensuring each story is as accurate and meaningful as possible to our audience of industry insiders." He continued, "We think customers will find this service to be a valuable time-saver, by delivering all the key news that today's timber executives need directly to their computer, helping them to consistently make the most timely and informed business decisions."

For more information, or to subscribe for FREE to RISI's North American Timber News, please visit us at, contact us at or call us at +1-866-271-8525.

About RISI

RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, wood products, timber, tissue, nonwovens, printing and publishing industries to help them make better decisions.

Headquartered in Boston (Bedford), Massachusetts, RISI operates offices in Brussels, Belgium; Atlanta, Georgia; San Francisco, California; Portland, Oregon; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Shanghai, China; Singapore; and Charlottesville, Virginia. More information can be found at

Contact: Dan Blenk Marketing Manager Wood & Timber Information RISI 4 Alfred Circle, Bedford MA 01730 U.S.A. Tel: +1-781-734-8949 Email: Web site:

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