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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 ---

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...

--- International Forest Industries ---

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....

--- International Forest Industries ---

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...

--- International Forest Industries ---

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,...

--- International Forest Industries ---

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...

--- International Forest Industries ---

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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--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2020-10-07 18:35 | 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.

--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2020-10-02 18:34 | 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.

--- International Forest Industries ---

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...

--- International Forest Industries ---

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...

--- International Forest Industries ---

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...

--- International Forest Industries ---

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...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2020-10-01 12:03 |

Best Wood Schneider GmbH with production site in southern Germany has released more details on their plans to build a state of the art, Euro 80 million sawmill in Meßkirch.

The new mill will produce up to 200,000 m3 of lumber and 100,000 m3 of CLT per year. The facility will be highly automated, with separate lines for small diameter and large diameter logs. Schneider will be relying on a...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2020-10-01 11:34 |

At the last 2020 Oregon Logging Conference, Log Max presented to the public the next generation 7000XT Top Saw

This pre-series was due for testing under 2020 before a release later this year, there has been some delay due to covid-19 situation yet there is hope for the series production to start at the beginning of 2021.

The new log max 7000XT is a durable, easy-to-work, accurate, and intelligent workmate,...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2020-09-30 15:23 |

British Columbia government made changes to the Manufactured Forest Products Regulation (MFPR) around export requirements for sawn-wood products and lumber made from western red cedar or cypress go into effect Sept. 30, 2020. These changes are intended to increase the amount of processing of wood products done within British Columbia, leading to more B.C. jobs, rather than having that...

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2020-09-30 13:02 |

Independent research from Airborne Research Australia (ARA) after the 2019-20 bushfires on Kangaroo Island has confirmed that plantations can act as a fire suppressant.

“From what I can see on our aerial imagery and Lidar it does not seem to support the opinion that the plantations were particularly bad in the fire situation. We have several examples where the native vegetation around, or even...

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2020-09-30 12:27 |

Seedlings – KIPT has completed its first replanting following the summer bushfires. The new crop of pine and blue gum, in a small 24-hectare compartment, was planned well before the devastating bushfires. The site in the Bark Hut Road precinct was harvested a decade ago by a previous owner and it had been part of KIPT’s plans to plant it out this year.

“...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2020-09-30 11:15 |

The Company has signed a contract for the construction of the Kangaroo Island Seaport at Smith Bay.

The contract partners in the Early Contractor Involvement Agreement (ECI), led by Maritime Constructions (MC) from Port Adelaide, include KBR and WGA, two global leaders in the field of civil and marine construction.

The ECI Agreement establishes an innovative Alliance Agreement model, under...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2020-09-30 10:04 |

International technology group Andritz and Metsä Fibre have signed a preliminary agreement under which Andritz will supply two fully autonomous logyard cranes to the planned Metsä Fibre bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland. Metsä Fibre will make the Euro 1.5 billion investment decision for the new mill in autumn 2020 at the earliest,...

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