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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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2022-04-06 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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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2022-03-22 14:22 |


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2022-03-22 12:59 |

Komatsu Forest AB will move its spare parts warehouse to a new address on April 19.

Their warehouse will therefore be closed between 15-18 April.

Soon, their supplier DSV’s new state-of-the-art logistics center in the north of Stockholm, Sweden, will be ready for use.

The facility is close to Arlanda Airport, railway, port and highway and has been built...

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2022-03-22 11:40 |

Construction equipment manufacturers are joining the surge of companies shutting down their operations in Russia.

CaterpillarHitachi Construction MachineryKomatsu and JCB have all announced decisions to suspend operations in the country until further notice.

In a statement, Caterpillar...

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2022-03-18 14:02 |

A University of Michigan and Ford Motor Company study evaluates the reductions in greenhouse gas emissions relative to gasoline-powered pickup trucks as part of the decarbonization of the transportation industry.

Sedan, SUV, and pickup truck battery-electric vehicles have approximately 64% lower cradle-to-grave life cycle greenhouse gas emissions than internal-combustion-engine vehicles on average across the United States.

Replacing an internal-combustion-engine pickup with a...

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2022-03-18 13:07 |

Pölkky Oy, a Finnish wood processing company, has awarded AFRY an engineering and consulting services assignment for the renovation projects of its sawmills in Kajaani and Taivalkoski.

Wood is a natural, renewable, and durable raw material with unique material properties. Renewable, responsibly produced wood is the only sustainable building material. The use of wood as a raw material is increasing in the building industry as companies are encouraged to adopt more sustainable...

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2022-03-17 13:30 |

Renewable energy company Drax Group is donating £280,000 to the Disasters Emergency Committee Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal to support relief efforts for the Ukrainian people following Russia’s invasion.

The sum includes £30,000 of employee match funding from Drax’s employees based in the UK, US and Canada, maximising its collective impact to help those fleeing the conflict.

Drax CEO Will...

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2022-03-15 13:18 |

BSW, the UK’s largest integrated forestry and sawmilling group, has unveiled its new brand, with an expanded vision of ‘seeing timber in new light’. The brand launch sees the group uniting its capabilities under a new, overarching, BSW Group brand, forging an integrated supply chain to create value and sustain long-term growth.

Tony Hackney, CEO, BSW Group, said: “As the sector’s biggest...

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2022-03-15 12:40 |

Sourcing Position Statement – BSW Group

Like everyone around the UK, BSW Group is continually watching the ongoing developments in Ukraine, with a concern for their people and hope for peace as soon as possible.

BSW Group member businesses, BSW Timber...

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2022-03-08 14:17 |

The world’s first fully wood-based furniture board is a circular economy product born from the cooperation of Koskisen Oy & Stora Enso

Koskisen is the first company to start using the bio-based binder NeoLigno® by Stora Enso – in its new sustainable...

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2022-03-08 13:47 |

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 with another supplier to replace existing instrumentation and software, SPM Instrument Finland was awarded the contract because of the many advantages in the SPM product portfolio, including HD technologies and the...

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2022-03-08 13:18 |

Held exclusively by C3 Limited, and developed in collaboration with industry partner, Page Macrae Engineering and customers, the revolutionary log loading technology is set to deliver unparalleled levels of safety and provide greater flexibility with no requirement for specialised infrastructure.

The new grapple loading system – which is wholly designed and built in New Zealand – is a shift away from the...

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2022-03-08 12:26 |

Bois Daaquam, located in Saint Just De Bretenieres, Que., is investing in a new USNR end-dog carriage line. The new system replaces a dated Forano carriage that has provided good service over many years, and now makes way for new technology that will improve both recovery and throughput.

This new line is scheduled to be installed in 2023.

The end-dog carriage is an extremely...

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2022-03-08 10:37 |

Due to the situation in Ukraine, the disruption in the supply chain surrounding Komatsu has become extremely difficult and the impact on the financial and economic situation remains uncertain.

In line with its crisis management policy, Komatsu has set up an emergency task force headed by its President and CEO Hiroyuki Ogawa, in which information is being gathered and analyzed, and future measures...


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