China is currently the largest producer and exporter of plywood in the world. In Shandong, almost every city has its plywood factory. But there are some cities that are globally famous for their plywood.

China plywood production map
China Plywood Production Map

Shandong Plywood

Shandong is the largest plywood producing province in China. It includes many cities like Linyi, Weifang, Heze which have thousands of plywood manufacturers.

Shandong produces plywood of most kinds including plywood for formwork, furniture, building, packaging, laser, and so on.

The main output of Shandong is plywood, particle board, blockboard, MDF, and OSB.

Linyi plywood is famous for its good price and variety. Its plywood industry started in the 1990s and now Linyi has the largest plywood industry hub in the world.

hardwood plywood linyi
Linyi Plywood with hardwood faces

Linyi plywood types:

  • Hardwood Faced Plywood
  • Film faced Plywood
  • Veneered Plywood/MDF
  • Melamine Plywood/Blockboard/MDF/Chipboard

Shandong plywood is mainly made of local poplar veneer or eucalyptus veneer from Guangxi province. Its eucalyptus plywood has a similar price compared with the Guangxi source.

Jiangsu Plywood

Pizhou city is a sub-city of Xuzhou in Jiangsu. It is nearby Linyi and has a similar industry compared with Linyi. Pizhou plywood is more focused on tego film faced plywood. Fewer manufacturers are making veneer plywood in Pizhou.

Shuyang in Suqian city is part of Jiangsu province. It is a production hub for melamine faced mdf board.

melamine mdf board

Guangxi Plywood

Guangxi is the main source of eucalyptus veneer in China. Plywood manufacturers in Guangxi are more focus on producing eucalyptus core plywood.

Eucalyptus Forest in Guangxi

But the logistics are very limited in Guangxi, so its producers mainly sell in China’s domestic cities.


Other major plywood producer areas are Hebei province, Zhejiang province and Guangdong province.

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