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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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2020-09-23 11:00 | Early this year, lawmakers considered legislation to thin forests, hire firefighters and increase building standards to prepare for wildfires. But a dispute over how to address climate change doomed the proposals.

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2020-09-22 11:07 |

John Deere now offers a dealer-installed Mulcher Hydraulics Conversion Kit for the 843L and 843L-II Wheeled Feller Bunchers. The base kit, which includes a new hydraulic pump and component updates, equips the machine for mulching applications, such as land clearing and right-of-way maintenance. Additionally, attachment manufacturer Fecon has worked with John Deere to launch a new mulching head designed specifically for the 843 machines, available for purchase through the Fecon sales channels...

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2020-09-19 11:00 | 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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2020-09-18 21:57 | Environmentalists say illegal logging in the Carpathian Mountains is contributing to flooding. Rising waters forced the partial evacuation of a hospital treating Covid-19 patients.

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2020-09-18 14:49 | Pezzolato has delivered  a PTH 1200/1000 Hacketruck drum wood chipper to Rimorini Legnami situated in Fusecchio, Italy. The wood chipper is driven by the truck’s VOLVO engine with 750 Hp power.

The maximum inlet passage is 1200 x 1000 mm. The cutting system consists of a staggered sections dum (1000 mm diameter) with 5 or 10 knives and it is capable of producing both small-sized wood...

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2020-09-18 14:26 |

Neiman Enterprises, Inc. of Hulett, Wyoming is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement to purchase Interfor Corporation’s specialty sawmill located in Gilchrist, Oregon.

Completion of the transaction is expected to be completed early in the fourth quarter of 2020

“This transaction represents a significant step for the Neiman group of companies,” said Jim Neiman, President and CEO of Neiman Enterprises...

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2020-09-18 13:59 |

The Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA) has announced a new associate member, LINCK Holzverarbeitungstechnik.

With over 180 years of sawmill machinery experience, LINCK develops customized lumber production systems to achieve overall solutions for large production volume mills as well as for small specialty mills. Many of the largest lumber producers in Europe have...

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2020-09-18 13:25 |

The company Minusa Trator Pecas Ltda is no longer Logset dealer in Santa Catarina state in Brazil.

Brazilian partner Pesa CAT will take over all Logset sales and customer support operations, also in the state of Santa Catarina. Pesa CAT is Logset’s primary partner in Brazil.

Logset Oy is a Finnish forest machine manufacturer located in Koivulahti, near Vaasa.

The post...

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2020-09-18 12:46 |

PONSSE Opti 8 is a state-of-the-art...

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2020-09-18 11:53 |

Every year,...

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2020-09-17 12:15 |

A new logo and corporate image to face future challenges

FAE GROUP, an Italian company, leader in the production of forestry, agricultural and road construction equipment is starting a new chapter in its story. Founded in 1989 in Fondo, Trentino, Italy, FAE GROUP now has more than 250 employees, with subsidiaries in the USA, Canada, France, Germany, Russia and...

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2020-09-17 10:52 |

The new Cat D9 lowers overall costs per unit of material moved by up to 3%. Efficiencies gained through a new torque converter with stator clutch reduce fuel consumption by as much as 5%, and the new dozer reduces maintenance and repair costs by as much as 4%. The new dozer features a Cat C18 engine, which has a range of exhaust aftertreatment solutions available, including configurations to...

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2020-09-11 14:06 |

Weyerhaeuser Company has entered into two distinct agreements to purchase timberlands from and sell timberlands to funds managed by Hancock Natural Resource Group (HNRG), a Manulife Investment Management company.

The company is purchasing approximately 85,000 acres of...

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2020-09-11 13:32 |

Tschopp Holzindustrie to build a new sawmill in Switzerland. This will replace the existing plant, which has been operating at full capacity in three shifts for years. The building permit is expected in January 2021, after which construction work will start immediately.

All machines and systems have already been ordered. The company Springer from Austria...

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2020-09-11 13:12 |

Komatsu Forest is introducing a brand-new thinning concept, Thinning Experts (TX), which includes the Komatsu 835TX and the all-new Komatsu 825TX. The new TX machines have several new features that enable them to easily navigate dense stands while maintaining high production, making them particularly well suited to thinning. The standout features include a...

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2020-09-11 11:58 |

To ensure timely and high-quality forest tending and restoration, JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) announces an open tender for forest planting, maintenance of young stands, agro–technical tending and protection of restored areas in 2021–2023. The tender is open to workers with or without forestry experience. Proposals should be submitted in the Electronic Procurement System (EIS) by 22 September; 12.00.


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2020-09-11 11:43 |

JSC “Latvia’s State Forests” (LVM) has already prepared soil in more than 3 000 hectares to carry out the forest restoration works planned for next year in an area of 10 500 hectares.

“Preparation of soil or planting sites in felling areas is a key prerequisite for successful reforestation by planting young trees. It is best to do it in late summer or autumn of the previous year, and before planting trees in the spring. This year, there are several positive...

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2020-09-10 13:25 |

A nationwide plan to tackle more than 800,000 hectares of wilding pine infestations over the next year will generate up to 550 new jobs and help prevent future wild fires, say Biosecurity Minister Damien O’Connor and Civil Defence Minister Peeni Henare.

“We’re ramping up our wilding control activity in areas where jobs are...

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2020-09-10 11:55 |

Preparations for LIGNA ’21 are already in full swing. The world’s top international wood-industry trade show is enjoying strong industry support despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The scheduled opening day is a good eight months away, but demand for exhibition space is already strong. “The event will once again fill ten halls as well as the open-air site booked. All the big industry players are on board. It seems that after many weeks of social distancing,...

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2020-09-09 14:37 |

Bioenergy sector supports obtaining greater value from New Zealand’s wood residues – The Bioenergy Association welcomes the release by Te Uru Rakau of the Wood Fibre Futures report but also wants greater focus by government on the immediate use of forest harvest and processing residues for replacing coal.

Brian Cox, Executive Officer of the Bioenergy ...