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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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2020-10-28 16:13 |

Raul Kirjanen, Chairman of the Management Board of Graanul Invest AS, was elected Chairman of the Management Board of the Estonian Forest and Wood Industries Association. According to the new chairman, the forest and timber sector has great potential in light of the European Green Deal.

‘We need to work to ensure that...

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2020-10-27 14:01 | Potlatchdeltic Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2020 Results

SPOKANE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– PotlatchDeltic Corporation (Nasdaq:PCH) yesterday reported net income of $81.0 million, or $1.20 per diluted share, on revenues of $313.0 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2020. Net income was $20.6 million, or $0.30 per diluted share, on revenues of $226.3 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2019.

Third Quarter 2020 Highlights

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2020-10-27 12:52 | Honkarakenne Plans To Reorganise Its Production And Commence Co-Operation Negotiations In Accordance With Chapter 8 Of The Finnish Act On Co-Operation Within Undertakings

Honkarakenne Oyj intends to reorganise its production and will commence co-operation negotiations, in accordance with Chapter 8 of the Finnish Act on Co-operation within Undertakings, concerning the reduction in the use of personnel at the company’s factory in Karstula,...

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2020-10-27 11:54 |

The visibility in Komatsu thinning forwarders is excellent in all directions.

When thinning, it is especially important that the operator has a clear view of both the surrounding forest and the machine’s position relative to each individual tree. That is why the visibility in their thinning forwarders, as in all Komatsu forwarders, is excellent in all directions – over the hood and down towards...

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2020-10-22 12:14 |

2020 continues to be a successful year for USNR’s Cambio debarker product line. The latest addition to our order book is a CamShift 600 modular debarking system ordered by the Moelven Soknabruket sawmill in Sokna, Norway.

CamShift is USNR’s modern and modular adaption of traditional Cambio...

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2020-10-22 11:35 |

RDO Equipment celebrated a big milestone in September, delivering its 50th John Deere forestry machine to loyal customer Austimber in Gippsland, Victoria.

After what has been an unpredictable and extraordinary year, RDO and John Deere are both celebrating the success of achieving 50 sales in just over 12 months since RDO Equipment took over the John Deere Construction and Forestry contract in all states except WA.

“No...

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2020-10-21 12:31 |

REDcert and Bioenergy Europe have united efforts and expertise for the establishment of a new independent and credible certification system to ensure sustainable use of biomass within the energy sector
Bonn, 21 October 2020: After two years of meticulous preparation, SUSTAINABLE RESOURCES Verifications Scheme (SURE) starts the operational business as of October 2020 by providing a practical solution to all economic operators within the bioenergy sector to...

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2020-10-21 12:05 |

John Deere will now offer TimberMatic™ Maps and TimberManager™ as a standard offering for tracked harvesters or forestry swing machines with a factory-installed Waratah H-16 Measuring System.
This will enable the onboard TimberMatic™ Maps and cloud-based TimberManager™ programs to incorporate production data from the Waratah H-16 Measuring System.
The expanded software collects timber processing data from the H-16 system, providing a real-time look at job site progress.

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2020-10-21 10:53 |

Russia’s ULK Group is investing close to 400 million euro in one of the country’s biggest sawmill investments in modern times. Their ambition is to have one of the world’s largest and most modern sawmills, with an annual capacity of more than 1 million cubic meters (425,000 MBF) sawn timber and 600,000 t pellets annually, when completed in 2023.

“Our ambition is to build the world’s most modern sawmill, and to do so we must exclusively use suppliers who are technology...

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2020-10-20 14:36 |

Highland Pine Product (HPP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Bitzer to the role of General Manager. Mike will replace current General Manager David Knights who recently announced his retirement. David commenced as General Manager in 2016 and since this time has continued to lead the site through growth and change. We thank David for his service to HPP and wish him well in his retirement.

Located in Oberon NSW, HPP...

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2020-10-14 12:01 |

Mebor presents the newly designed slab chipper – canter BM 900 for Mebor’s VTZ 1400/1600 PLUS vertical band saws. Combining the canter with the vertical band saw naturally brings a higher production and also eliminates the need to transport waste slabs.

Positioning to size is done with a brushless SERVO motor, ensuring fast operation and precise sizes. The canter...

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2020-10-14 11:22 |

Holmen signed an agreement to purchase Martinsons over the summer and 1 October marked the formal change of ownership. To celebrate the occasion, a key handover ceremony took place at the sawmill in Bygdsiljum, which will now become one of the largest in the Holmen Group.

“We will be taking the strengths of Martinsons and building on them....

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2020-10-14 10:48 | Forwarder cranes with a unique design & 100% optimised for Komatsu forwarders

The well-matched combination of machine, crane, hydraulics and grapple provides a forwarder with high productivity and good reliability. The design of the cranes involves a minimum of protruding parts, for example our design of the telescopic arm, which helps to protect the remaining stock in thinning. The hoses are...

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2020-10-13 13:21 |

Simplify your working day in the forest with our individually controlled bogie lift – now available for more models.

Bogie Lift Advanced, which enables individual control of the left and right bogies, will now be available as an option on the Komatsu 825TX, 835TX and 845 models. This function provides the forwarder with great mobility when passing over obstacles,...

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2020-10-13 11:52 |

WSM’s Bale Processing System is an automated, high-volume processing system for baled agricultural residuals, delivering process ready feedstock for large scale bio-fuel, bio-refining, bio-power, and animal feed operations. A single line system consists of five integrated processing modules to process 40-50 bales per hour. Multiple lines can be installed additional capacity.

Bulk...

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2020-10-13 11:13 |

John Deere Forestry is continuously strengthening its world-class distribution channel through a professional and customer-oriented dealer network, which in close cooperation with John Deere promotes a predominant position for John Deere products in the market.
John Deere Forestry is now proud to welcome Skovteknik DK as an authorized dealer in Denmark.

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2020-10-02 13:43 |

Komatsu – The new engine installation offers many advantages, such as an all-new AdBlue system, a new exhaust system and hydraulic valve lifters.

The AdBlue system has been completely overhauled, with a focus on improvements to increase reliability. The tank has been moved to the front-left storage space and has also been improved with a new filling solution incorporating both a...

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2020-10-02 13:06 | Swedish Norra Timber has enjoyed good, long-term productivity trends, which has led to a need for increased kiln capacity. Now it’s investing in three batch kilns each to its sawmills in Kåge and Sävar. In all, the capacity increase totals around 85 000 cubic meters (36 000 MBF).

“We’ve enjoyed good returns on previous investments, which has led to a production increase according to plan. This means we must now increase our kiln capacity. We studied...

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2020-10-02 12:30 |

SPRINGER service package convinces Holzindustrie Stallinger

Service and maintenance solutions that optimally match the needs of the system are an important part of SPRINGER‘s product and service range. The well-trained SPRINGER service team has now also been able to convince Holzindustrie Stallinger GmbH of the benefits of a comprehensive SPRINGER service package.

In order to maintain the long-term...

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2020-10-01 14:01 |

Komatsu Forest presents a brand-new harvester head specially adapted for the harvesting of eucalyptus. The head is called Komatsu S162E, where the E stands for eucalyptus.

Some 20 years ago, the company launched the first harvester head adapted for eucalyptus, the 370E, which was equipped with a more robust frame construction and a felling link dimensioned for the...

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