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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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2022-11-22 09:57 |

FAE is upgrading one of its most popular and loved products on a global scale: the DML/SSL forestry mulcher for skid steers. All innovations are aimed at optimizing the head’s efficiency and productivity when combined with 50 to 75 hp skid steers.

First, the frame and push frame’s design has been redesigned to offer greater visibility in all working conditions. It’s one detail that will make a big difference in operator’s comfort and efficiency, with the ability to monitor the tasks...

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2022-11-11 10:57 |

For a forwarder, an efficient grapple design is key to ensuring high productivity. Komatsu is now introducing a new grapple range encompassing ten completely redesigned models. The grapples have a new design with a larger opening, which offers better wood pile penetration and makes it easier for the logs to roll into the grapple.

If the crane is the long arm of the operator, then the grapple is the hand that grips the timber. This makes it important to have a grapple that is optimised...

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2022-11-10 13:46 |

Wholly-owned subsidiaries of Shell plc (“Shell”) in Switzerland, the UK, US and Sweden (Shell (Switzerland) AG, Shell U.K. Limited, Pennzoil-Quaker State Company and Shell Aviation Sweden AB) have entered into agreements to acquire the Environmentally Considerate Lubricants (ECLs) business of the PANOLIN Group. The transaction includes the PANOLIN brand, ECL product formulations, intellectual property, technical expertise and technology, international customer base and portfolio of products...

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2022-11-10 11:59 | dynaCERT Breaks into the Forestry Sector in Western Canada with Fiorentino Bros. Contracting Ltd.

dynaCERT Inc. is pleased to announce that it will be installing its HydraGEN Technology Units on logging...

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2022-11-08 11:46 |

Nisula Forest Oy and Équipement JYL Inc. have signed a dealership agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Équipement JYL Inc. will sell Nisula Forest products, parts and offer services in Québec, Canada.

“We are very excited about our new cooperation with Équipement JYL! The Gagnon family and their team have a lot of experience in the forest machinery sector. Located in Chicoutimi, Canada, our new distributor will guarantee the satisfaction of our customers in Québec. If you are...

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2022-11-04 10:38 |

USNR has announced the order of a complete sawmilling system to the Chilean company Foraction Chile. This highly advanced production line is designed to process Radiata Pine and will be installed at a greenfield site in the Los Rios region about 800 km south of Santiago.

The scope of the contract is a complete sawmill – from the debarker/log sorter optimizer, through the log breakdown equipment, finishing with the trim/sort/stack line. This project marks one of USNR’s...

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2022-11-04 10:00 | Gabón, una nación centroafricana, sabe que su petróleo no durará para siempre. Así que el gobierno está recurriendo a la selva tropical para obtener ingresos, al tiempo que prometen preservarla.

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2022-11-03 15:34 | Gabon knows its oil won’t last forever, so officials are turning to the Central African nation’s rainforest for revenue — while also promising to preserve it.

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2022-10-28 11:24 |

John Deere is adding to an already significant 2022 investment to fill growing demand from customers and investors for sustainable equipment solutions reports Larry Stewart CONEXPO.

John Deere is investing an undisclosed amount to expand production capacity at battery maker Kreisel Electric on the heels of acquiring a majority ownership stake in the Austrian company earlier this year for $276 million (an amount a little greater than Deere’s cost to acquire the three Deere-Hitachi...

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2022-10-27 12:14 |

The new Rauma pine sawmill of Metsä Fibre, part of Metsä Group, was inaugurated on Monday, 10 October 2022. The sawmill was inaugurated by Prime Minister Sanna Marin with Ilkka Hämälä, Metsä Group’s President and CEO, and Jussi Linnaranta, Chair of the Board of Directors of Metsäliitto Cooperative.

With a value of EUR 260 million, the Rauma pine sawmill is the largest ever sawmill...

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2022-10-27 11:34 |

RemaSawco AB and Gällö Timber AB have signed an agreement on 27 September 2022 regarding the upgrade of the existing control system in the dry sorting to RemaSawco’s latest generation of the product RS-ProSort, a system for automation and control of board lines in sawmills.

The agreement includes delivery, assembly and commissioning as well as signal exchange with systems from other suppliers.

Gällö Timber AB is part-owned by...

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2022-10-27 11:07 |

XMReality Inc. has signed an annual subscription agreement with Alta Forest Products based in Chehalis, Washington. Alta Forest Products is the world’s largest producer of wood fence boards. A technology driven company dedicated to sustainable forestry and zero-waste manufacturing, Alta Forest Products is using XMReality to reduce manufacturing downtime across its North American locations and for remote support of repair operations.

”The XMReality and Alta...

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2022-10-27 10:43 |

OneFortyOne has announced the appointment of Mike Bloomfield to the newly created Executive General Manager Wood Products Australia role.

Bloom field has held the position of General Manager Sales and Marketing at OneFortyOne since 2017. In this time, he has had a significant impact on the growth of OneFortyOne’s Wood Products business in domestic and international markets.

His strong commercial successes complement extensive operational leadership. In addition to Bloomfield’s...

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2022-10-19 14:57 | Adding 48,765 square feet will help increase production capacity

To further contribute to the economy of northern Wisconsin, TimberPro, a manufacturer of forestry equipment, is making a significant expansion to its current operation in Shawano, Wisconsin, U.S. Working with Keller Inc. as the construction contractor, the new addition will add 48,765 square feet to TimberPro’s existing facility. The company expects to spend approximately $8 million on the expansion project.

“Forestry is...

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2022-10-19 14:35 |

The aim of the Dismantling Segregation project carried out by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) and the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health is to dismantle gender segregation in working life. The project aims to increase the number of women in the forest sector together with Savo Vocational College, Finnish Forest Industries Federation and Ponsse. The project offers training and tools for partners to dismantle gender segregation in the forest sector. At the same time, the...

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2022-10-19 14:12 |

Following a successful first phase, Swedish forestry group Södra is now investing in another one thousand wireless Airius LTE-M vibration sensors for its pulp mills in Mönsterås, Mörrum, and Värö. Transmitting vibration and temperature data over Telia’s 4G network, the sensors are also 5G-ready.

The LTE-M communication technology is part of the 5G standard. It enables energy-efficient data transfer from the Airius wireless sensor via existing cellular networks, thus eliminating...

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2022-10-19 13:34 | State-of-the-art biomass boiler to be powered by organic residue from the paper-making process

Smurfit Kappa, world leader in paper-based packaging, is investing almost USD100 million in a sustainable biomass boiler which will reduce its global Scope 1 and Scope 2 CO2 emissions by approximately 6%.

The ambitious project is the latest example of the circularity that permeates every aspect of the...


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