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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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2022-07-05 10:14 |

VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON, USA – The sawmill scanning experts at JoeScan will soon bring the proven simplicity of their JS-50 scan head to more parts of the sawmill.

“Mills love how our latest JS-50 WX model performs on their edgers and trimmers,” says JoeScan president Joey Nelson. “It’s a robust, reliable platform that is very easy to use. So we’ve been working hard to develop next-gen scanners for more machine centers.”

JoeScan will debut several new scanners at the TP...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-06-29 12:36 |

Tigercat continues to expand its line of grapple attachments for Tigercat shovel loggers.

The new Tigercat BG13 is a large capacity bunching grapple suited to high production shovel logging operations.

The BG13 bunching grapple design is based on the field-proven Tigercat skidder grapples, featuring a strong grapple box, large, robust tong cylinders, and a choice of plate or boxed tongs.

High-quality, heavy duty components are used throughout. The rotate motor and...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-06-28 10:54 |

The Tigercat 570 harvesting head is now available with a fixed wrist for applications where positive control for felling and processing is required.

The 570 fixed head design combines two proven technologies – the Tigercat 570 harvesting head and the Tigercat 340 degree wrist.

The 570 is a durable, high performance, two-wheel drive, three knife arm harvesting head. The 340 degree wrist is field-proven in felling head applications where maximum dexterity and positive control are...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-06-24 11:17 |

With many years of experience in the development and manufacture of chains and components, pewag is a trustworthy partner. They are taking another step towards the future with the development and production of grade 12 choker chains for safe use in the forest.

What are the advantages of pewag choker chains in Grade 12?

Practical tests in rough conditions have confirmed laboratory test values:

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--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-06-24 10:42 |

pewag will be exhibiting at Interforst in Munich again this year. From July 17 to 20, their product experts will be on site and will be happy to inform you about forestry tracks and forestry chains. pewag will also present a new product from the bluetrack family – the pewag bluetrack perfekt extreme.

They are looking forward to your visit!

Trade fair dates
Interforst Munich
Date: 17 – 20 July 2022

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-06-23 13:42 |

Pewag Group, a global leading company in traction chain devices and industrial chain solutions (founded 1479), today announced recently it had completed the acquisition of Wallingford’s Inc. and BABAC Inc, a leading U.S.-based provider of forestry traction devices, forestry supplies and snow chains. Wallingford’s and BABAC have...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-06-23 12:31 |

48forty Solutions – Alpharetta, GA– 48forty Solutions (“48forty”), a leading national provider of recycled pallets and pallet management services, has announced that it had completed its first carve-out acquisition, purchasing the pallet recycling division operations (“Pallet Recycling Division”) of Girard Wood Products (the “Company”). The terms of...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-06-23 12:07 |

Planting two billion trees across the country will help Canada’s efforts to tackle the twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss. Trees capture and store carbon from the atmosphere, improve air and water quality, support biodiversity and create and support thousands of good jobs.

Launched in 2021, 2 Billion Trees (2BT) is part of the Government of Canada’s broader approach to nature-based climate solutions. It contributes to Canada’s efforts to mitigate climate change while...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-06-22 12:43 |

A 19-tonne electric Scania truck has begun to operate regularly on Svalbard, Norway,one of the world’s northernmost inhabited areas. The Norwegian postal service Posten Norge now distributes all parcels, mail and freight in Longyearbyen municipality with electric vehicles.

“A lot of environmental work is about breaking barriers. Posten Norge has begun using the world’s northernmost electric truck in its regular operations in Longyearbyen, 78 degrees latitude, to the...

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2022-06-22 12:21 |

Waratah Forestry Equipment debuted the HTH618C Series-III – a new generation of its HTH618C harvester head built for increased productivity, reliability, uptime and more. With a variety of new features paired with a compact and durable design, this agile thinning head is well-suited for mixed diameters.

“The HTH618C Series-III is highlighted by a new valve that delivers more responsiveness and operating efficiency. This Series-...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-06-22 11:54 |

Agricultural engineer Jean Sionneau has been appointed managing director of Ponssé S.A.S., Ponsse’s subsidiary in France, starting from 20 September 2022. Sionneau will be in charge of sales of PONSSE solutions and the provision of Ponsse’s services in France.

Sionneau will transfer to his new position from Alliance Forêts Bois, a...

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2022-06-22 09:00 | To understand the perilous, often illegal logging industry in the Congo Basin, we needed to get out on the water ourselves.

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-06-21 13:45 |

Komatsu announces agreement to acquire Swedish manufacturer of attachments for silviculture:

To Expand the Sustainable Forestry Business to Make Carbon Neutral Contributions

Through Komatsu Forest AB, a wholly owned subsidiary in Sweden, Komatsu Ltd. (President and CEO: Hiroyuki Ogawa) (hereafter “Komatsu”) is going to acquire Bracke Forest AB (CEO: Klas-Håkan Ljungberg) (hereafter “Bracke”), headquartered in Bräcke, Sweden, which develops, manufactures, and...

--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2022-06-21 11:00 | Lyndsie Bourgon’s “Tree Thieves” casts the American environmental movement in all its complexity.

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-06-21 10:32 |

Ponsse has decided to divest its operations in Russia. The divestment of all shares in OOO Ponsse, Ponsse Group’s subsidiary providing PONSSE services in Russia and Belarus, is currently being negotiated.

“We have been looking for a solution to the challenging situation regarding operations in Russia. We have decided to divest our operations in Russia and Belarus. Operating in Russia has become very difficult, and the divestment is also the best option for our local personnel,...

--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2022-06-16 16:38 | A Times reporter, Dionne Searcey, traveled the Congo river to explore a dangerous logging trade that officials say is rife with corruption. Here is some of what she saw.

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-06-16 10:35 |

PF Olsen And Quayside Announce Investment Partnership – PF Olsen and Quayside Holdings (Quayside) have announced Quayside has acquired 44% of PF Olsen, with the deal closing on 10 June 2022. Direct Capital is selling its shareholding after 11 years as a shareholder.

PF Olsen is a leading provider of independent professional forestry services and celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2021. Across NZ and Australia, PF Olsen manages 372,000 hectares of forest,...

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2022-06-15 15:36 |

FAE customers who purchase a forestry mulcher for skid steers with Sonic System now have one more tool to optimize its performance and capacity:  the official FAE app for iOS devices. It helps users check that calibration at the time of deployment is optimal for getting the most out of the Sonic System. The app’s integrated diagnostics system and real-time monitoring of the main parameters assist in resolving any problems....

--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2022-06-15 04:44 | The Congo River Basin rainforest, vital in the fight against climate change, has long been protected in part by its remoteness. But the river acts as a highway for sprawling flotillas of logs, sent downstream by tiny villages and international lumber companies alike, all seeking profit from a vulnerable forest.


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