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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



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2018-04-04 13:36 | VicForests has announced that it will retain habitat areas around about 20 habitat trees identified through field assessments and three night surveys of the Noojee Backdoor coupe, scheduled for harvesting towards the end of April. Source: Timberbiz “This is part of a routine and thorough pre-harvest process designed to double check and update desktop data before any harvest,” Alex Messina, VicForests General Manager Corporate Affairs said. “Our Ecologists have methodically walked the coupe to...

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2018-04-04 13:34 | The monthly sawn softwood imports have hit a new record in January 2018 – 71,319m3. Source: IndustryEdge 40% – loans for alterations and additions to existing homes rose over 2017, increasing building activity into 2018 $462.9 million – the value of Builders’ Joinery imports for the year-ended January, up 13.6% on a year earlier. Includes LVL, I-Beams, Windows, Doors and some flooring $362.65/m3 – average price of imports of sawn softwood from Estonia in January 2018, on a free-on-board...

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2018-04-04 10:16 |

Researchers have found that greater inclusion of women is needed to optimally intensify cocoa value-chains in a region of Peru.

The post Gender relations and gaps in the cocoa value-chain in Peru appeared first on...

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2018-04-04 08:07 |

Watch a conversation between PROFOR's Werner Kornexl and the World Bank's Ellysar Baroudy on the importance of forests.

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2018-04-04 03:56 |

Smallholder tree farming in fragmented tropical landscapes can boost crop production and protect the landscape too

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2018-04-04 00:40 |

The threat of a burgeoning forestry industry posed to destroy even such places as Shirakami-Sanchi and Yakushima—both later to become World Heritage Sites—triggered a powerful movement to save native forests.

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2018-04-03 18:46 | The “Billion Tree Tsunami” project in Pakistan’s Hindu Kush mountain range became the first to fulfill a pledge towards the Bonn Challenge by restoring nearly 350,000 hectares of deforested and degraded land. The achievement was announced during the Central African event preparatory event for the 3rd African High Level Roundtable on the Bonn Challenge and the 3rd International High Level Roundtable on the Bonn Challenge.

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2018-04-03 18:31 | UN CC:Learn and ZCO2, a Brazilian coalition program of citizens and companies engaged in sustainable development initiatives to combat climate change, convened a workshop to increase awareness about climate change issues in the urban context of Rio de Janeiro’s communities. The CTCN published updates on its ongoing technical assistance on designing a knowledge management system for tropical forests management and ecosystem services in Costa Rica, and strengthening technical capacities for the...

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2018-04-03 18:22 | Shell's Sky scenario looks at a possible decarbonization pathway of achieving net-zero emissions from energy use by 2070. The scenario aims to be both ambitious and realistic by adopting an approach grounded in the energy system’s current reality combined with the long-term temperature goal. It assumes “very aggressive, but plausible,” ratcheting up of policy commitments through the first two global stocktakes under the Paris Agreement.

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2018-04-03 17:00 | A new bamboo treatment facility in East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia, will help local communities boost incomes by adding value to their bamboo products. The facility, which was developed with ITTO’s technical and financial support, will increase the longevity of bamboo products using a non-chemical, environmentally friendly preservation treatment.

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2018-04-03 15:32 | Global timber and wood products market update show modest increases in wood fiber costs and a substantial rise in market pulp prices have improved profitability for many market pulp manufacturers worldwide during the second half of 2017, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly Pulp manufacturers in many countries have seen their wood fiber costs go up during 2017. In the 4Q/17, both the global softwood and hardwood fiber price indices reached their highest levels in over a year, according to the...

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2018-04-03 15:16 | Wood pellet production in Finland in 2017,  produced a total of 324,000 tonnes of wood pellets. That is one fifth more than in the previous year and the third highest result in history. The production volume was highest in 2008 at 373,000 tonnes, reports Natural Resource Institute Finland (Luke).

A new record was reached in the Finnish imports of wood pellets. In 2017, a total of 87,000...

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2018-04-03 14:57 | The Board of Directors of the BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) is pleased to announce that Dave Lehane has been appointed chair of the BCFSC, effective March 22, 2018. Dave takes over from Ken Higginbotham, who retired at the end of 2017. Lehane is a retired forest industry executive with more than 35 years of diverse experience. From the woods to the mill floor and the boardroom, Lehane’s experience includes reforestation, harvesting, mill management, fibre supply, government and community...

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2018-04-03 14:45 |

Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) applauds the Canadian government, and in particular Minister Champagne, on the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) between Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. This agreement will benefit the Canadian forest products industry by eliminating tariffs, as well as providing clear provisions to help...

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2018-04-03 14:24 |

INTERFORST 2018 is backed, at least indirectly, by an industry with considerable economic strength. In nearly 128,000 companies of the forestry and wood cluster, more than 1.1 employees generate annual sales of approximately 180 billion euros. Thus, more people are working in this sector than for example in the mechanical engineering and plant manufacturing sectors or in the automotive industry, as the Federation of German Forest Owners...

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2018-04-03 13:46 | In 2017, Russia sharply increased woodworking machines imported (+60.7%) after a decline of 15.6% in 2016. This may indicate that companies of Russian forest-based industries have adapted to the current exchange rate of the national currency, according to the analytical report “Russian forest-based industries in 2017″, prepared by Lesprom Network’s Research Department. Investments in fixed assets in the production of paper and paper products increased by 33.3%, and investments in wood...

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2018-04-03 13:02 | FUCHS continues to drive momentum in the North American scrap, waste, forestry and port sectors. Fuchs will exhibit at ISRI April 14-19, 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, in booth A6. Two machines will be on display: the MHL340 F2 and MHL350 F2 material handlers.
Commenting on the lineup Todd...

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2018-04-03 11:47 | The Doppstadt INVENTHOR Type 9 shredder, from the SMART SHREDDING LINE, is a new high-performance machine that is setting new market benchmarks when it comes to quality and performance. By bringing together the most innovative mechanical developments, innovative control and regulation systems, and a brand new noise emissions concept, Doppstadt has created an environmentally friendly cost-effective one-stop solution for the recycling sector.

Thanks to its modular service-oriented construction...

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2018-04-03 11:17 | Peterson Pacific Corp., has introduced the new Peterson 3310B drum chipper. “The new-3310B drum chipper is smaller and lighter than our previous model, but still packs impressive performance,” said Jody Volner, President of Peterson Pacific Corp. “The 3310B can operate on even tighter landings for biomass and land clearing operations. We are excited about the capabilities of this remarkable machine....

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2018-04-03 10:52 | On the 1st of April Mr. Jari Alahuhtala will become the new Managing Director (MD) of Komatsu Forest Oy and Mr. Timo Korhonen will become the new Sales and Marketing Director of Komatsu Forest Oy. “With a heritage of innovations within the CTL-method and being in the forefront in forestry today, Finland is, and has always been, a very important market for Komatsu Forest. To best serve our customers throughout Finland and the Baltic States we are happy to announce this new organization. Mr....

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