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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 ---

2022-04-28 11:51 |

Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) has announced it will invest approximately $130 million USD to significantly upgrade and expand its sawmill and planer facility located in Urbana in Union County, Arkansas. The investment will capitalize on the abundant supply of high-quality fiber to enhance the...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-04-28 11:16 |

Stora Enso has entered into an agreement to divest its two sawmills in Russia. The Company’s Nebolchi and Impilahti sawmills will be divested to local management. In addition, the divestment includes Stora Enso’s Russian forest operation which through its harvesting supplies wood to the sawmills.

Stora Enso’s assessment is that due to the uncertainties in the Russian market, local ownership and operation can provide a more sustainable long-term solution for these...

--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2022-04-27 18:01 | The first global analysis of its kind found that logging and farming are taking away reptile habitat at an unsustainable pace, exacerbating a worldwide decline in biodiversity.

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-04-26 14:05 |

GreenFirst Forest Products Inc. (TSX: GFP) (“GreenFirst” or the “Company”) has announced that the Government of Ontario has declared  that it is prepared to offer a loan of up to $17.2M (the “Loan Facility”) to support the Company’s plan to relocate and redevelop the Kenora sawmill over the next 3.5 years.   Completion of the Loan Facility is subject to due diligence...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-04-26 13:25 |

Investors saw a great opportunity when they decided to build a new mill complex at Lufkin, TX.

The Texas A&M Forest Service assisted the company to validate this project that draws on logs from the region. The mill was started up in 2019, with USNR and Mid-South Engineering as major vendors in this endeavor. Today targets have been met, and production...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-04-20 13:06 |

Tilhill, the UK’s leading forestry, timber harvesting and landscaping company is celebrating after winning the Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing Sector RoSPA Award 2022, an internationally recognised award from RoSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) for demonstrating high health and safety standards.

This is the second year running that Tilhill has received...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-04-13 11:30 |

(WRI Market Insights) – Russian Sanctions: Sanctions against Russian exports will permanently alter the global trade of forest products.

Lumber trade flows changed almost instantly when Russia invaded Ukraine in late February. Trade sanctions and restrictions in financial transactions by Europe, North America, and major markets in Asia halted shipments from Russia and Belarus. In addition, exports from Ukraine were also disrupted.

Total lumber exports from the three...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-04-13 10:42 |

FAE is expanding its product line with the RCU series, a compact and professional, remote controlled tracked carrier that is the result of merging FAE’s extensive experience in designing tracked carriers for the PT series and remote-control systems for the vehicles in our Demining line.

The RCU-55...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-04-07 13:34 |

COFI – Vancouver, CAN – April, 27-29

WOODTECH – Rotorua, NZL – May, 18-19

MONTRÉAL WOOD CONVENTION – Montréal, CAN – May, 24-25

WWPA – Stevenson, USA – May...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-04-06 17:02 |

A new type of forest machine is currently driving around the forests of Sweden. It combines a low-impact approach, increased productivity and an improved operator environment and is the result of a major cooperative project that has been under way since 2019. The concept machine is called Centipede and it has been developed by eight Swedish forestry companies and a forest machinery manufacturer. The machine is currently being test driven and the results are promising.

Swedish forestry...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-04-06 16:23 |

CRJ Services Ltd announces an exclusive dealership agreement with German machine manufacturer JENZ GmbH Maschinen- und Fahrzeugbau, for the UK and Ireland. This announcement comes off the back of a period of sustained growth for CRJ Services, and further establishes them as a market leading recycling machinery solutions provider. The new...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-04-06 15:52 |

John Deere’s new 904 P-Tier wheel loader, on display for the first time at World of Asphalt 2022 in Nashville, is designed to load trucks with aggregate in just two passes.

Available soon, the new ...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-04-06 11:18 |

Productivity and reliability are key properties in Ponsse’s harvester heads. Harvester heads must withstand constant stress in varying conditions and operate accurately without damaging stems. Continuous research and development together with customers and decades of experience have made our wood processing solutions productive and reliable. Ponsse provides highly advanced harvesting solutions, and we are one of the leading manufacturers in the markets.

Sign up to the PONSSE...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-04-01 13:23 |

SEPPI M. completes new HQ and manufacturing facility.
Increased Production Is Projected for Worldwide Distribution

Caldaro BZ, Italy (03/28/22) – The Italian based company Seppi M. recently announced the completion of its new headquarters in Mezzolombardo, Italy. The company is planning to relocate to the new facility over the next few months. With this expansion, the company will be positioned for consistent growth...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-03-31 13:01 | Finnish wood products and processing company Koskisen has chosen Leonova Diamond and Condmaster Ruby as its new condition monitoring tools at the chipboard mill in Järvelä, near Lahti in southern Finland. System implementation took place in December 2021.

In competition...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-03-31 12:16 |

Koskisen has decided to discontinue its operations in Russia. The company will run down it’s Russian’s sawing operations and stop importing sawn goods and logs from Russia.

The discontinuation of operations will be carried out with personnel and local regulations in mind, and a more detailed schedule will be announced as the process moves forward. The share of the Russian business in the company’s net sales is minor and the...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-03-31 11:44 |

As a result of long-term cooperation, Hekotek AS has entered into a supply agreement with Koskisen OY, one of the largest privately owned wood processing companies in Finland. Equipment for feeding logs to the sawmill, together with a conveyor system for transporting sawdust (bark, wood chips and sawdust), will be delivered to the new wood processing unit in Kärkölä, Järvelä.

Koskisen will carry out an investment...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-03-30 12:50 |

Dakin-Flathers, bandsaw blade manufacturer and manufacturer of the Ripper37 sawmill blades, has unveiled plans to expand their existing state-of-the-art facility by over 7,500m2 covering 3 floors at its current premises in West Yorkshire, England.

Due for completion in early 2023, the Featherstone site will allow Dakin-Flathers to service...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-03-23 11:58 |

John Deere introduces the new H225E harvester head for eucalyptus tree harvesting. The purpose-built harvester head for eucalyptus debarking has been designed for use with the larger size-class 1270G or 1470G wheeled harvesters equipped with an 8.6 m boom and with tracked harvesters. It features excellent single-pass debarking with the patented Vario feed rollers.

John Deere harvester heads are known...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2022-03-22 14:22 |

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