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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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2021-07-15 19:27 | Oregon’s fate has always been intertwined with the forests that blanket the state. Now millions of trees are charred, and those who live from them face a future full of uncertainty.

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2021-07-15 13:53 | The effort to open the Alaskan wilderness area, the nation’s largest national forest, has been in the works for about two years.

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2021-07-15 11:36 |

Beginning July 14, 2021, customers with active JDLinkä connectivity will no longer be required to renew their subscriptions.

Moving forward, customers will be able to activate any compatible machine in their fleet at no additional charge, unlocking access to valuable machine data.

By increasing access to JDLink™ connectivity, John Deere is helping to streamline fleet management while also maximizing machine uptime, ensuring customers can focus on what’s most important, their...

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2021-07-14 11:05 |

The new Cat® M320 wheeled excavator optimizes performance and efficiency at the jobsite with up to 9% more swing torque than the Cat M320F to get work done faster. Its longer wheelbase increases operating stability and improves machine ride when roading to the next jobsite at speeds reaching 35 km/h (21.7 mph). From dirt to asphalt, this wheeled excavator meets contractors’ needs for efficient operation in a range of applications from utility work to trenching to waste handling.


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2021-07-14 10:43 |

The New Cat® D4 Dozer takes the value up a level with improved sight lines, reduced operating costs and the broadest choice of easy-to-use technology features to help get the most from the bulldozer. The D4 weighs in at 29,259 lbs. (13,272 kg), with a net power of 130 hp (97 kW). D4 LGP has an operating weight of 30,882 lbs. (14,008 kg).

Get A Better View

A lower sloping hood line provides up to 30 percent better visibility to the area in front of the blade....

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2021-07-14 10:04 |

You´ve always wanted to be ahead, to never stop, to dare to change, to go beyond the highest demands. So, now you can achieve all your expectations with the new forestry mulcher TFT.

The new forestry mulcher TFT stands out for its aggressive design. This forestry mulcher is suitable for high power tractors from 200 Hp to 360 Hp.

It allows you get Superfinish...

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2021-07-09 11:54 |

Australia’s Federal Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley, Tasmanian Minister for Environment Roger Jaensch and Member for Bass Bridget Archer MP announced a Grant to support Timberlink to build Tasmania’s first Bio Composites plant. The grant was awarded from the Tasmanian Recycling Modernisation Fund (Plastics) Grants Program (RMF).

The Bio Composite plant will produce Wood Plastic Composite (WPC)...

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2021-07-06 10:26 |

Millar Western at Whitecourt, AB is investing in a new transverse edger line that will feature ...

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2021-06-30 17:32 |

GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (TSXV: GFP) (GreenFirst or the Company) announces that, effective 28 June 2021 Rick Doman has replaced Larry G. Swets, Jr. as Chief Executive Officer of GreenFirst and Paul Rivett has replaced Kyle Cerminara as Chairman of the board of directors of GreenFirst (the Board). Both Larry G. Swets, Jr. and Kyle Cerminara will remain on the Board.

These changes were determined to be in the best interests of the Company going forward as GreenFirst transitions...

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2021-06-30 16:18 |

Waratah Forestry Equipment debuted the HTH624C 4×4 LP – a loader-processor built for increasing productivity to quickly clear tight landing areas and load trucks. The multi-use head features attributes of a standard processing head with extra capability for manipulating multiple logs – making it extremely efficient.

“The HTH624C 4×4 LP makes quick work of loading or processing,” said Brent Fisher, product marketing manager for Waratah. “In addition to the benefits of a four-wheel-...

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2021-06-30 14:55 |

Long-term sustainability is a central focus area when Komatsu Forest builds its new factory outside Umeå, in Sweden. An important piece of the puzzle in this work is the 19000m2 solar park on the roof of the factory, which will contribute to carbon neutral production. In connection with the summer solstice on 21 June, the installation became operational.

In Umeå and northern Sweden there are good conditions for using the sun as an energy source. The city had 2,053 hours of sunshine...

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2021-06-24 12:40 |

In order to increase its drying capacity while maintaining a high level of quality, the privately-owned sawmill group AB Karl Hedin is investing in six batch kilns for its Swedish sawmills in Säter and Krylbo. The investment increases the group’s drying capacity by approx. 77,000 cubic meters (32,630 MBF).

“We have had good experiences working with Valutec on previous deliveries. They offer a well thought-out design and an excellent control system. By continuing with...

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2021-06-24 12:02 |

MiCROTEC (formerly FinScan) will continue its close cooperation with the Russian ULK Group in delivering three Finscan sorting systems for dry sorting departments at ULK’s new Pinega sawmill to be constructed in the Arkhangelsk region.

The Finscan system is an advanced sawn lumber scanner that utilises Buzzard® AI software to detect defects in wood....

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2021-06-23 10:35 |

Some of the major forestry equipment market participants are Kesla Oyj, Hitachi Construction Machinery, Eco Log Sweden AB, Caterpillar Inc., Komatsu Forest, Ponsse PLC, Husqvarna AB, Deere & Company, Tigercat International, Doosan Group, STIHL, and Logset Oy.

Global Market Insights Inc. has recently added a new report on the forestry equipment market that ...

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2021-06-22 14:05 |

Provides direct access to Forestry sector and alignment with UN Sustainable Development Goals and Principles of Responsible Investing

J.P. Morgan Asset Management expects to become an active participant in carbon offset markets

In an effort to directly impact the transition to a low-carbon economy and provide ESG-minded investment opportunities related to climate, conservation and biodiversity, J.P. Morgan Asset...

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2021-06-18 12:26 |

Valmet and CMPC have signed a long-term agreement for maintenance development services at CMPC’s Santa Fe Pulp Mill, in Chile.

“After seeing some references and the customized proposal Valmet developed for us, we are confident to sign this agreement. The proposal ensures high quality services and access to...

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2021-06-17 15:35 |

The countdown is on and exhibitors are getting ready.  We are adjusting to COVID normal and the AUSTimber team is busy planning to ensure maximum participation of exhibitors and attendees.

Everyone is looking forward to the opportunity of coming together as communities and as an industry.

Our supporters, partners and exhibitors are committed to another great show with a packed program featuring all the...

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2021-06-17 14:40 |


We are looking for partners for roadside chipping of logging residues and heavy logs and directly related transports in Southern Finland. In addition, we are looking for a partner (s) for energy backbone chipping at terminals. The areas and their chip counts are described in more detail in the tender documents.

We are known in our region as a reliable wood buyer and supplier of bioenergy. Every year, we procure about two million cubic meters of wood, e....

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2021-06-17 10:06 |

Serra Maschinenbau GmbH in Rimsting on Lake Chiemsee supplies mobile and stationary sawmills around the world. The successful company is growing steadily and is gaining further production space with a new hall, in order to efficiently realize all future orders.

An old warehouse on the company site had to make way for this. The ground-breaking ceremony for the 560 m2 production hall took place on June 1, 2021, with Serra anticipating investments in interior fittings and machinery of...

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2021-06-16 12:27 |

The Brandt Group of Companies has announced plans to make a major investment in staffing and will hire more than 1,000 new employees by the end of 2021. The new positions will span the Regina-based company’s 100+ location international network, focusing on roles in Canada and the USA. “There’s no question that our people are the foundation of our success. In spite of some challenging times for the global economy, an incredible team effort has enabled us to sustain our business and weather...


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