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With its 70 year history, Forest Products Journal (FPJ) is the world’s most complete and prestigious source of high-quality peer-reviewed technical research reflecting the current state of wood science and technology. Scope includes highest quality peer-reviewed technical research papers at the applied or practical level that reflect the current state of wood science and technology.

  • Peer-reviewed
  • 4 issues/yr
  • Published Impact Factor
  • Page charges for authors (discount to FPS members)
  • FPS Members receive free subscription

Access to FPJ is critical to anyone doing research in this area and institutions maintaining a high quality wood science collection. 

Typical topics:

  • Durability & Physical Properties
    • Wood Preservation, Deterioration and Protection
    • Drying & Treatments to Improve Performance
    • Non-destructive Testing & Evaluation
    • Mechanical Properties
    • Environmental Impacts & Life Cycle Analysis
  • Wood in Use
    • Solid wood and wood-based structural products
    • Wood construction
  • Wood & Biomass Utilization
    • Primary & Secondary Processing
    • Forest management impacts on hardwood quality, yield and value
    • Hardwood processing
    • Hardwood markets
    • Wood composites
    • Energy Production Issues
  • Wood Chemistry and Chemical Processing of Wood
    • Traditional and Renewable adhesives for wood composites
    • Nanotechnology for wood materials
  • Forest Products Marketing, Economics and Business
    • Economics
    • Marketing
    • International Trade
    • Industrial Organization
    • Business Management


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Please note that this site houses issues and articles of the FPJ from 2009 to current. All issues before 2009 can be found in the Knowledge Base.


Individual Subscription

A subscription including the current and all past issues of FPJ is included with a Forest Products Society individual membership.  Nonmembers can access FPJ articles from the FPS Knowledge Base. There is a nominal fee to download individual articles.


Institutional Subscription

Libraries, research institutions or any organization can subscribe to the electronic and/or print versions of FPJ for their students and clients.

Institutional Subscription Type  1 Year
Forest Products Journal (Electronic Only)  $350 USD
Forest Products Journal (Electronic & Print) $450 USD

Prices subject to change without notice.

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 **Please note that subscriptions are based on a calendar year cycle. New subscriptions after February 6th, 2020 will not be eligible to receive all issues this year.


Author Information

Publishing your research in FPJ provides excellent exposure to strengthen your tenure track, PhD defense or simply build the global body of knowledge of forest products.  Your manuscript will be peer reviewed by the FPJ editorial board.  When published, your article will be available for download globally. 

Submit Your Manuscript

FPJ Author Style Sheet

FPJ Figure Guidelines


Manuscripts published in the Forest Products Journal are subject to a page charge of $135 US per printed page (FPS member rate, $155 US for nonmembers). 

For questions about FPJ, please contact FPS Member Connect at +1-706-443-1337 or