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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 ---

2021-11-16 11:43 |

The Governor of the State of Pernambuco, Paulo Câmara, Anna-Greta Tsahkna, CEO of Timbeter and José Bertotti, Secretary of Environment of the State of Pernambuco, in participation with the Estonian Minister of Environment, Tõnis Mölder, signed an agreement in Glasgow, on the 8th of November 2021, to start a cooperation project focusing on strengthening legal and sustainable practices for the forest industry in Brazil. This project is called “Implementation of Timbeter technology for...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2021-11-04 14:46 |

Production is now underway at Pyrocell’s plant in Gävle. The new and groundbreaking factory is turning sawdust into bio-oil.

Jointly owned by Setra and Preem, Pyrocell was formed in 2018 based on the business concept of producing bio-oil from sawdust. Production at the groundbreaking plant – Sweden’s first pyrolysis oil plant for biofuels – is now underway.

“It’s brilliant that we have built a brand new factory from scratch and it’s now up and running. We have produced...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2021-11-04 14:24 |

The wood industry company Setra invests in a new saw line for small diameter logs at the company’s facility in Skinnskatteberg. The investment provides major efficiency improvements and increased resource utilization.

Setra’s board has decided on an investment in a new saw line for small diameter logs at Skinnskatteberg’s sawmill. The investment in the new saw line, including additional measures in other...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2021-11-04 13:50 |

The investment in ClearFlame Engine Technologies is in line with Deere’s strategy to integrate smart and sustainable technology innovations.

WATERLOO, Iowa (October 28, 2021) — John Deere has announced it has made an equity investment in ClearFlame Engine Technologies, a growing start-up dedicated to the development of clean engine technology. ClearFlame’s solution enables low-carbon fuels like ethanol to be...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2021-11-04 13:16 |

Komatsu Forest is introducing the Komatsu X164E, a robust head specially developed for efficient eucalyptus harvesting. A high-performance feed system ensures high productivity which, combined with smart solutions for reducing maintenance time and costs, makes the X164E a profitable head. The standout feature is the fact that the conventional chainsaw is replaced by hydraulic shears, which...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2021-11-04 12:44 |

The White Mountain Apache Timber Company (WMATCO) mill in Whiteriver, AZ is investing to update its small log line system. The mill is located within the Fort Apache Reservation, where nearly all the raw timber is sourced. The tribe operates both large log and small log mills.

This upgrade for the small log mill will install new hold down rolls and new spiked carry over rolls on the infeed of the line, and replace the worn components. These investments will bring the equipment up to...

--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2021-11-02 11:34 | There were bright spots, but the total lost acreage increased by 12 percent over all from the year before, according to new research.

--- International Forest Industries ---

2021-10-21 14:32 |

West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (“West Fraser” or the “Company”) (TSX and NYSE: WFG) has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Angelina Forest Products lumber mill located in Lufkin, Texas for approximately $300 million, subject to certain post-closing adjustments.  The transaction is anticipated to close following successful completion of U.S. regulatory reviews and satisfaction of customary conditions.  Management will provide an update and further...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2021-10-21 11:03 |

SP has announced that Lion Equipamentos has been appointed as authorized SP dealer for the Brazilian states of Parana, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul.

Headquartered in Curitiba/PR, Lages/SC, and Guaiba/RS, Lion performs its activities with 20 years of experience in the forestry business.Within its varied areas of performance, Lion stands out in the forestry market by its high-quality technical assistance and fast spare parts supply. With a high focus on customer service and...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2021-10-20 12:00 |

Barko Hydraulics (Barko), leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of innovative heavy equipment solutions for the forestry, vegetation management and material handling industries, has partnered with Minnesota-based Stearns Bank National Association to provide exclusive retail financing to dealerships across the...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2021-10-20 09:51 |

Tree Planting – We are actively seeking full time staff.

Would you enjoy working outside as part of great team in a fast moving business?

We hold contracts with local authorities, major amenities and blue chip corporations and plant around 4-6000 trees each winter season.

Tree planting, stump removal, root pruning, tree pit creation and pathway works including resetting kerb stones...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2021-10-19 13:21 |

Petra Westphal, Exhibition Director at INTERFORST, is pleased that, “we are fully on course with the figures and planning. As of now, there are even signs of a slight growth in internationalization. Under the current conditions even this can’t be taken for granted and proves that the industry will continue to need and use trade fairs as a platform in future.”

Another firm component of INTERFORST are the scientific as well as practical events and special shows. For 2022, the topics of...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2021-10-19 09:43 |

USNR and Wood Fiber Group have announced their merger in a transaction that will create one of the world’s most comprehensive supplier of the equipment, technology, and essential tooling used in modern wood processing facilities.

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--- International Forest Industries ---

2021-10-08 10:42 |

The milestone in forest machine technology, John Deere’s Intelligent Boom Control (IBC), is available for all John Deere WCTL forest machines. The new IBC 3.0 version is again a technology milestone because it enables the rollout of also future smart functions to facilitate the operator’s work and improve productivity.

The latest IBC, version 3.0, introduces operator-assist features that guide operators to the correct work methods, increase productivity, and improve the machine’s...

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