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Gradual Recovery in Forestry and Home Construction - Market Research on Ecoblu Products, Inc. and Louisiana-Pacific Corporation

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BEIJING, Jun 15, 2011-- Today, www.GlobalEquityReporter.com announced its research report highlighting Ecoblu Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) and Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE: LPX). Full report download is available at www.GlobalEquityReporter.com/access.php.

Demand for forest products is highly dependent on the construction industry, especially the home construction and remodeling segment. Forest products that are typically used in construction include lumber, plywood, oriented strand board (OSB) and engineered lumber. New home construction remains well below prior peaks, and although there are some indications that the market is improving, significant recovery does not seem likely in the coming months. However, Margins in the industry are likely to widen, as conditions are expected to improve gradually in 2011 due to modestly higher volumes and prices. Standard & Poor's forecast is for a 4.6% increase in housing starts in 2011 followed by a stronger 60% gain in 2012.

Global Equity is reporting on Ecoblu Products, Inc., as a manufacturer of wood products coated with an eco-friendly chemistry that protects against mold, rot, decay, termites and value added fire. The Ecoblu product line includes dimensional lumber, wall and floor panels, I-joists, GluLam Beams, LVL beams, truss lumber and trim. These products are coated at the mill or distributor with its formula and coating machines. The full report and profile on Ecoblu Products, Inc. (OTCBB: ECOB) is available here: www.GlobalEquityReporter.com/get.PDF.1824.php.

Global Equity Reporter brings Louisiana-Pacific Corporation as a manufacturer of building products. As of December 31, 2010, the Company owned 21 facilities in the United States and Canada. It also owns two facilities in Chile and a 75% ownership interest in a Brazilian facility. The Company operates in three segments: Oriented Strand Board (OSB); Siding, and Engineered Wood Products (EWP). The OSB segment manufactures and distributes OSB structural panel products. The full report and profile on Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (NYSE: LPX) is available here: www.GlobalEquityReporter.com/get.PDF.1937.php.

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