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We offer management consulting services to clients throughout the forest products value chain, from resource providers to end users. Our unique experience allows us to recognise relevant driving forces and assess their impact on client business. We help clients capture strategic opportunities and avoid pitfalls.

One main area of our expertise lies in strategy formulation and execution regarding raw materials, markets and products. For instance, we help our clients find new business prospects in raw materiel procurement or better predict the competitive environment.

Another main area of our skills is to combine our leading-edge industry expertise and management consulting know-how with the best practices in the fields of sustainable ecosystem management and biodiversity protection such as supporting our clients in forest management and chain of custody certification.

Recent study:
Billion hectares of land have potential for forest restoration

We complement the skill set of client organisations with our wide and deep industry specific perspective. Our working methods range from technical analysis to process facilitation and from sparring to scenario workshops. We work well on every level of client organisations. With our unique understanding of the whole forest industry cluster, we can interpret trends or nuances in client business landscapes.

 

You can find some historical background information about central Eurpoean forestry here



--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-18 12:09 |

Quintessential Equity has hailed the opening late last year of a new Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) processing and offsite manufacturing factory at Avalon Airport’s new industrial precinct, as a major win for both the City of Geelong and the building industry’s march toward more sustainable methods of construction.

Executive Chairman of ...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-17 12:38 |

Napier Port reported another record profit this year as the amount of cargo handled also hit a record. Net profit lifted 5.4 percent to $17.6 million in the year ended 30 September on a 5 .8 percent increase in revenue to $91.7 million, its annual report shows.

The port handled a record 5.1 million tonnes of cargo, with log exports lifting 35 percent to a record 2.2 million tonnes. A total of 266,006 containers or twenty-...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-17 12:14 |

Several local-area First Nations have signed on to a new agreement to manage forest lands and build on opportunities in the industry reports Charlene Tebbutt, Pa NOW.

The new Saskatchewan First Nations Forestry Alliance includes 13 First Nations, including the Montreal Lake Cree Nation, Big River First Nation, Pelican Lake First Nation,...

--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2019-01-16 21:09 | A poorly enforced trade agreement continues to damage the environment and the economy.

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-16 14:52 |

After much anticipation and countless hours of product development, John Deere unveils three powerful and productive L-Series utility wheel loaders. The 524L, 544L and ...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-16 14:23 |

Together with the companies ALMAB and Arivislanda, Renholmen AB is part of the ARAT Group. Now ARAT Group has been acquired by Storskogen AB from Provator AB.

“Storskogen invests in companies that are stable and profitable. It gives us great opportunities to continue our journey with development and expansion of the company,” says Renholmen’s...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-16 13:48 |

Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) welcomes LaSalle Lumber Company, LLC, a joint venture of Hunt Forest Products and Tolko Industries, as its newest lumber manufacturer member.

Tolko Industries, headquartered in Vernon, BC, has partnered with Louisiana-based Hunt Forest Products to build a state-of-the-art sawmill near Urania, Louisiana. Earlier this year, Tolko announced...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-15 14:06 |

Enviva Partners to invest at least $75.7 million to expand its operation in Southampton, Virginia. In addition to increasing wood pellet production by a third to approximately 750 thousand metric tons per year (MTPY), the expansion will allow for the processing of sustainably sourced pine at the existing facility, significantly augmenting the company’s usage of fiber (or raw material) from Virginia forests.

Enviva is a leading global energy company specializing in sustainable wood...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-15 11:04 | Declining trade of softwood lumber, plummeting lumber prices in the US and slowing wood demand in China were some of the biggest international lumber developments in the 3Q/18, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly

Global Softwood Lumber Trade
Global trade of softwood lumber from January through September 2018 was down 2.5% as compared to the same period last year. China, Japan, the United Kingdom and the MENA region reduced their imports, while the US and continental...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-09 13:11 |

As of January 1st 2019, Jan Liljegren will take the position as CEO for Bergs Timber Production AB, and will be responsible for the Swedish operations.
In the autumn, Jan held the position as Production Director and now stands up as CEO.

Bergs Timber produces and sells sawn and further processed wood products. It operates its production facilities in Sweden, Estonia and Latvia. The Group also includes its own port and logistics operations in England.

The post...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-09 12:49 |

Tigercat has announced that EkoNivaTechnika-Holding is now a Tigercat dealer for areas of Western Russia and Siberia.

With headquarters in Detchino, approximately 150 kilometers southeast of Moscow, EkoNivaTechnika-Holding has a regional presence through three operational branches: EkoNiva-Teсhnika in the Central region, EkoNiva-Chernozemye in the Central Black Earth region and EkoNivaSibir in the Siberian area.

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--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-09 11:45 |

Bell Equipment Company SA (BECSA) has reached agreement in principle to acquire the business of Matriarch Equipment CC.

Matriarch designs and manufactures a range of material handling products used predominantly in the forestry and sugar industries across local and international territories.

Bell said the intellectual property (IP) of the products...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-09 10:56 |

The new technological line for production of wooden pellets has been launched in a special ceremony at Lesosibirsky LDK No. 1 (Segezha Group, part of Sistema JSFC) at the end of the year 2018.

The presentation ceremony was attended by Аleksandr Uss, Governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai, c, and other heads of the Krai and the company.

The capacity of the new enterprise is 70,000 tons of ready pellets in a year,...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-01-08 13:56 |

MaskinLeverantörerna (ML), the Swedish trade association for suppliers of mobile machinery and equipment, has announced that it will launch a brand new Swedish Forestry Expo, which will take place June 3-5, 2021, at the Solvalla Harness-Racing Track in Stockholm, Sweden. The fair aims to be a meeting place for professional, large-scale forestry...

--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2019-01-05 01:43 | The Trump administration said it would mount an international challenge to Peru’s deforestation of the Amazon.

--- ForestCarbon Asia ---

2018-12-28 13:03 |

Global sustainability is considered the desired goal of environmental management and global development. Sustainability can be broadly defined but the meaning of global sustainability depends on the context in which the term is used but a definite definition should explicitly mention the context along with the spatial and temporal scales which are considered. In general, global sustainable development is defined as the development which meets the needs of present generations without...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2018-12-04 13:33 |

The recent UN Report on climate change has put renewable energy back in the headlines, and rightly so.  If we want to avoid the most serious damage from climate change, we need an all-in approach, solutions that are available today, and policies that support our working forests.

While solar and wind power are the most talked-about renewable solutions, bioenergy is a critical part of the mix – and one that is available right now.  As an...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2018-12-04 12:59 |

Enviva announced recently that the conditions precedent to the organization’s previously announced take-or-pay off-take contracts to supply 630,000 metric tons per year (MTPY) of wood pellets to a major Japanese customer have been satisfied and the agreements are now firm. Under the terms of the agreements with Mitsubishi Corporation, Enviva will be the...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2018-12-04 12:20 |

The sawmill specialists at SERRA based their new XT 135 mobile saw on their stationary XE models to create a whole new performance class of mobile saws.

SERRA – one of Germany’s most innovative companies, according to the judges of the “Top 100” competition – specializes in sawmill technology and in particular in...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2018-12-04 11:15 |

Timber Queensland held its Annual General Meeting last week. A unanimous decision by members present, elected Mr. James Hyne, Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Hyne Timber as the new Chair and Mr. Paul Bidwell Deputy Chief Executive, Master Builders Queensland as Deputy Chair.

Timber Queensland Chair Mr. James Hyne said the incoming Board has a strong eye to the future given the significant potential for further industry growth and development. “A key strength of the industry body is...

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