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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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2024-05-23 12:02 |

To expand its range of wireless and radio remote controls, crane and hoist control specialist CP Automation has agreed a new partnership with Tele Radio in the UK and Ireland. After two years of conversation and negotiation, the two companies are now officially partners. Following the new agreement, CP Automation will now supply the Swedish...

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2024-05-16 13:07 |

Södra has decided to invest in a battery-electric long-haul truck in its daily logistics chain for transporting woodchips. Using self-produced, fossil-free electricity to charge the woodchip truck, the environmental footprint from these transport operations will be dramatically reduced. The electric woodchip truck is supplied by Scania and represents a milestone in Södra’s long-term goal of transitioning to fossil-free transportation.

Today, road transport plays a key role in the...

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2024-05-09 13:29 |

Granted since 1954, the iF DESIGN AWARD is one of the most significant and prestigious design awards in the world. The globally recognised iF DESIGN AWARD is considered a symbol of outstanding design. The award winners will be celebrated at the iF DESIGN AWARD NIGHT 2024 event at Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin in Germany on Monday 29 April 2024.

The jury paid particular attention to the functionality and usability of the PONSSE Opti 5G...

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2024-05-05 23:44 | Varias empresas quieren crear una nueva industria que pueda hacer que los árboles, que almacenan el carbono que calienta al planeta, sean más lucrativos que la mayor causa de deforestación mundial: la ganadería.

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2024-05-02 14:00 | Cattle ranches have ruled the Amazon for decades. Now, new companies are selling something else: the ability of trees to lock away planet-warming carbon.

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2024-04-29 11:01 | An audacious federal plan to protect the spotted owl would eradicate hundreds of thousands of barred owls in the coming years.

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2024-04-22 11:56 |

Koskisen has invested in a new log sorting line with a Logeye for their state of the art sawmill in Järvelä.

The Logeye is a multi-sensor scanner that utilizes laser, colour, and X-ray channels to provide a high-precision real 360° shape of the log with a wealth of data for log sorting and cutting optimization. The Logeye has a high precision both in over and under bark detection, as well as log inner properties, making it a great choice and a successful product for the northern...

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2024-04-22 11:21 |

Almost 2.5-million hardwood and softwood seedlings are being dispatched from Forestry Corporation’s Grafton Nursery to be replanted in state forests across New South Wales. The Grafton Nursery grows a mix of eucalyptus and pine seedlings, which are replanted in state forest timber plantations that have previously been harvested for renewable timber products.

“These seedlings will be planted and grown for around 30 years to supply renewable timber for the next generation’s homes and...

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2024-04-22 11:04 |

With the original stump cutter being invented in 1950s by Vermeer equipment, development of tree care technology has improved to provide efficient and compact solutions for landscaping jobs across the Vermeer SC line-up. Landscaping jobs can make great use of stump cutters when dealing with plots of land with trees and roots needing removal. The best machine for your needs would ultimately depend on the needs of the job, but whatever the need Vermeer has options to have you covered. Vermeer...

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2024-04-22 10:46 |

Virginia Carolina Forest Products in Lawrenceville, VA, is using just one USNR lineal grader to grade both a pine and a mixed rough hardwood lumber line in a new, more efficient application design.

The...

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2024-04-04 13:17 |

The countless industries that use lifting equipment are being urged to unite in support of Global Lifting Awareness Day on Thursday 18 July.

Driven by the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA), #GLAD2024 is an established event where its members, manufacturers, and suppliers lead those sharing material that promotes safe and high quality load lifting across the world. Social media posts, videos, articles, and in-person activity are bound together by the hashtag.

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2024-04-04 12:39 |

FAE expands its line for small excavators with the new PML/EX family for 2–7.5 ton excavators. The new line replaces the PML/HY and PMM/HY lines and the previous version of the PML/EX.

The new PML/EX can mulch light vegetation, shrubs, and trees up to 5 cm in diameter. Light and compact, it’s the perfect tool for managing and protecting wildlife habitats and maintaining commercial parks and sports grounds.

The head is designed for high productivity, durability, and easy...

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2024-04-04 12:07 | Tigercat adds fifth model to harvesting head line-up with the new three-wheel drive 573.

In late September 2023, visitors to the PLC live demo event held in Washington state got a sneak peak of the new Tigercat 573 harvesting head processing logs on the end of a Tigercat 875E logger. Since then, multiple units have been testing in far flung regions from Alberta to Australia and the results are in. The 573 is shaping up to be a high performing, reliable head for roadside processing and...

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2024-04-04 11:54 |

Opticom Tech, a leader in industrial video monitoring solutions, announces its new CC04-IP5MV3 camera, an upgrade to the CC04-IP3MV camera.

The new CC04 camera offers a higher resolution than its predecessor—5 megapixel compared to 3 MP. It also supports artificial intelligence (AI) functions such as object detection, intrusion detection, line crossing, object counting, and more.

“We’re excited to offer these upgrades to new and existing...

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2024-03-28 10:24 |

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on March 14th released a plan that will boost biomass supply chain resiliency for domestic biobased product manufacturing, while also advancing environmental sustainability and market opportunities for small and mid-sized producers.

The report — Building a Resilient Biomass Supply: A Plan to Enable the Bioeconomy in America (...

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2024-03-28 09:46 |

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced March 15 that the USDA Forest Service is investing nearly $145 million from President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act—the largest climate investment in history—to connect forest landowners with emerging climate markets as part of the Investing in America agenda.

USDA’s Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, Dr. Homer Wilkes, made the announcement at the Rural Life Conference at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff (UAPB),...

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2024-03-28 09:17 | Stiga RM, one of Latvia’s leading timber companies, will significantly expand its birch plywood mill this year, adding production space of 2,900 square metres, and will further modernise it with new, energy-efficient and environmentally friendly equipment. Total investment in productivity and product quality promotion projects will exceed EUR 10.5 million this year.

The office building on the territory of the production plant will be dismantled this spring and replaced with a heat treatment...

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2024-03-26 15:32 |

The European Panel Federation (EPF) announces the appointment of Pablo Figueroa López as its new Chairman, succeeding Martin Brettenthaler. On Wednesday 20 March, Mr Brettenthaler officially concluded his tenure as Chairman, intertwined with his previous role as SWISS KRONO Group CEO, leaving behind a legacy of transformative leadership and dedication to the industry.

Throughout his mandate, Martin...

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2024-03-26 14:58 | International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Lignatherm AG to supply a pressurized refining system for a new insulation board production plant in Küssnacht am Rigi, Switzerland

This greenfield plant will use exclusively wood chips from local forests to produce eco-friendly insulation board.

Tobias Osterwalder, Bereichsleiter Weiterverarbeitung, Lignatherm AG, says: “’We are looking forward to offering insulation based entirely on natural building materials...

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2024-03-19 14:16 |

In the upcoming months, MiCROTEC is excited to showcase its latest technology at several conferences across North America. The journey begins with BC Council of Forest Industries’ Convention April 10-12 in in Vancouver, Canada, where you can find MiCROTEC’s solutions at booth 13, from log to final product.
In June, you can discover our Goldeneye and Lucidyne solutions for softwood at the Mississippi Lumber Manufacturers Association’s Annual Convention in Mississippi, June...

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