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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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2021-06-24 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 |

Koskien

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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2021-06-16 11:40 |

“LSAB is a long-term partner of Metsä Fibre’s sawmills, and the agreement with the Rauma sawmill continues this partnership. LSAB Suomi will deliver the sawmill built in Rauma the blades it needs and will take care of necessary services. The company is committed to our common safety...

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2021-06-16 10:11 |

Waratah Forestry Equipment announced the new H425, H425HD and H425X – a trio of rugged harvester heads built for tough jobs. With a powerful control valve and four roller feed arm geometry, each high-performance head is productive on wheeled or tracked carriers.

“These models are built for durability and performance,” said Brent Fisher, product marketing manager for Waratah. “Among other updates, new hose protection and servicing enhancements make these great heads even better.”

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2021-06-15 14:12 |

Each of the projects will serve to generate additional value from Resolute’s wood products segment across market cycles.

Resolute Forest Products Inc. has announced additional capital investments of $50 million in its wood products operations to support its continued growth, and it confirmed the repayment of all amounts outstanding under its revolving and term credit facilities, reducing debt by $180 million in the 2Q.

“The cash generated with our lumber platform in these...

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2021-06-15 12:29 |

JCB has developed a hydrogen-fueled engine and also set up a specialist development team as the company believes the technology offers the quickest way to reach carbon dioxide emissions targetsreports Ian Cameron CONEXPO-CON/AGG 365.

The company reported it believes hydrogen engines could be used in a variety of its machines although production of the engines would not begin until the end of 2022 at the earliest...

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2021-06-15 11:59 |

May to November 2021, Segezha Group (part of Sistema PJSFC) will carry out a set of scheduled reforestation measures in all logging regions: Krasnoyarsk Krai – 11.6 thousand hectares, Republic of Karelia – 9.5 thousand hectares, Vologda Oblast – 4.6 thousand hectares, Arkhangelsk Oblast – 4.1 thousand hectares, Kirov Oblast – 3.1 thousand hectares. The total area is 32.9 thousand hectares which is 3.8 thousand hectares greater than...

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2021-06-15 10:19 |

Ponsse wants to lead the development of future forestry business models and that is why digitalization and data are already part of our sustainable forestry roadmap.

Data acquisition and management enable the development of new tools (e.g., remote machine data configuration and scalable data platform) for business development. Also new services (e.g., fleet management, predictive maintenance and sustainability reporting) are developed together with our customers....

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2021-06-12 02:07 | The administration says it will “repeal or replace” the rule that opened up more than half of Tongass National Forest to logging.

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2021-06-11 14:25 |

On May 21, 2021, for the first time in its history, the Arkhangelsk Region-based Onega Sawmills (Segezha Group PJSC, a subsidiary of Sistema PJSFC) has sent a high-speed container train along the Onega—Grodekovo—Ganzhou Guojigang (China) route. Sixty-two forty-foot containers, carrying a total of 2,850 cubic meters of export lumber, were shipped to the Chinese customers. Haulage is organized by Swift-Rus Ltd. Once the containers...

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2021-06-11 11:53 |

Segezha Group, an international timber holding company (a subsidiary of Sistema PJSFC), became an official partner of the VII regional qualifying competition Siberian Logger. The championship took place on 3–4 June this year in Divnogorsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai.

Divnogorsk Technical School of Forestry Technologies held the competition for...

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2021-06-10 11:46 |

It is the busiest time of the year, when forests are being regenerated by planting or seeding. This year, Stora Enso will plant a total of more than 48 million tree seedlings in Finland, Sweden, Russia and Estonia. In northern forests, the planting season is typically about 150 days long, which means that, during this year’s planting...

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2021-06-10 11:26 |

Delivering a Formidable Solution for Demanding Forestry Equipment

Adding two new sizes to its forestry lineup, the 73×44.00-32 and 73×50.00-32, MAXAM debut the complete range of the MS933 LOGXTRA, high flotation tire. Engineered from the inside out to provide demanding forestry equipment with a formidable solution, the MS933 delivers unparalleled...

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