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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 ---

2019-11-15 13:52 |

Enviva Break Ground Onwood Pellet Export Terminal – Jackson County, Mississippi—November 7, 2019

State and local leaders and Governor Phil Bryant gathered 7th November at a ground breaking ceremony for Enviva’s new marine export terminal in the Port of Pascagoula’s Bayou Casotte Harbor. The ceremony marks the beginning of construction of the $90 million terminal.

Upon completion of...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-11-14 12:25 |

Tree Planters – It takes the stamina of an athlete to run up the side of a steep mountain the way Lann Dickson does. “Nothing about it is easy,” said Dickson. “A lot of people quit in the first week or two, it definitely breaks a lot of people.”

The veteran tree planter zig-zags across the mountainside in Fraser Canyon near Boston Bar, B.C., dodging stumps and branches, with 300 seedlings tucked into pouches strapped around his waist. Without losing a...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-11-14 11:49 |

C3, part of LINX Cargo Care Group, has commenced operations under a five-year softwood clearfell harvest contract with Forestry Corporation NSW (FCNSW) in the Walcha Management Region in NSW.

This is the first contract that C3 has secured with the company and C3 is looking forward to delivering on its promise to FCNSW in Walcha and furthering the new relationship should the opportunity arise in the future.

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--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2019-11-04 18:35 | His death comes as illegal miners, loggers and land grabbers are making more, and bolder, incursions into Indigenous land under the far-right Bolsonaro administration.

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-11-01 13:41 | Lumber is becoming an increasingly expensive commodity. Pressure from environmental concerns as well as processing costs demand that lumber manufacturing be done in the most efficient way, getting the maximum amount of quality product from every tree that enters the mill. Nature, however, does not make this an easy task, with every tree being different in terms of size, shape, and quality.

The proven solution to these challenges in wood optimization is to employ 3D laser and color scanning....

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-10-23 13:45 |

Press Releases

Governor Kay Ivey joined executives with Enviva and local leaders recently to announce that the company expects to invest approximately $175 million to construct a wood pellet production plant in Sumter County that would provide an economic boost to West Alabama.

The proposed facility, to be located at the Port of Epes Industrial Park, is expected to create a minimum of 85...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-10-23 13:01 |

Pinnacle Renewable Energy (“Pinnacle” or the “Company”) (TSX: PL) has announced that it has entered into a new long-term, take-or-pay off-take contract with Mitsui & Co. Ltd. (“Mitsui”), a large, diversified trading company in Japan. Under the terms of the contract, Pinnacle will supply 100,000 metric tons per annum of industrial wood pellets to Mitsui beginning in Q3 2023. The industrial wood pellets will be used by a biomass power generation plant in...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-10-23 12:34 |

Holmen is now taking another step towards more resource-efficient and digital forestry. Through an advanced three-dimensional image analysis of the forest company’s wood deliveries, Holmen will be able to increase the efficiency of transport and boost the added value of the wood. “This is a climate-smart solution that makes wood scanning more accurate and the whole process more efficient. Unmanned measurement terminals offer the...

--- ForestCarbon Asia ---

2019-10-20 18:08 |

With the passage of time, the demand for plastic surgery goes on increasing day by day which helps people to get the perfect body shape which they want. Lots of plastic surgeries in Seattle is increasing per day by several plastic surgeons with several forms to provide satisfied result to the customers.

The popularity of nonsurgical and surgical cosmetic enhancement is expected to continue increasing in plastic surgery Seattle...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-10-16 14:36 |

Tigercat has announced that Construction Machinery Industrial (CMI) is now the authorized Tigercat dealer for the state of Alaska.

With over 30 years of experience in the heavy equipment industry, CMI is a leader in the sale and service of construction equipment in Alaska. Headquartered in Anchorage, with locations in Fairbanks, Juneau and Ketchikan, CMI is strategically positioned throughout Alaska to deliver its products and services quickly and effectively.

“We are pleased...

--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2019-10-15 16:13 | Indonesian villagers are trying out a treetop surveillance system that uses recycled phones and artificial intelligence software to detect chain saws.

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-10-15 10:54 |

Enviva Partners, LP issued thanking the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Air Quality for issuing an air permit for Enviva’s Sampson wood pellet production plant to:

–           install additional air emission controls;

–           increase production;

–           allow flexibility to increase the percentage of softwood (pine) utilization.

Enviva’s...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-10-11 14:23 |

Harvesting in Sweden is expected to increase this year, showing a forecast from the Swedish Forest Agency. If the forecast stands, it is the highest figure since 2007.The gross felling in 2019 is estimated to be 94 million forest cubic metres. It is slightly more than 2018 when the preliminary gross felling was less than 93.5 million cubic metres.

There are several sources that are the basis for the forecast and point to...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-10-11 12:53 |

Utilizing invaluable customer feedback, John Deere is rolling out increased options on its G-Series forestry swing machines, to help lower daily operating costs, boost productivity, and increase uptime. New updates, including improvements to the machine design and the addition of more standard features, provide loggers with a...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-10-11 12:30 |

Effective September 30 2019, Tigercat Industries Inc. based in Ontario, Canada completed the purchase of Ragnar Original Innovations (ROI) located in New Hampshire, USA. The company, founded by Anders Ragnarsson, currently manufactures material processing machinery used in the construction, forestry and recycling industries.

Tigercat had welcome Ragnarsson and his staff...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-10-11 10:43 |

Online Auction 30388

Starting Thursday 10/10/2019 15:00 BST

Closing Monday 28/10/2019 18:00 GMT

Check it out now!  https://www.troostwijkauctions.com/uk/forestry-machines/01-30388/?utm_medium=display&utm_source=intforestindustries...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-10-10 12:58 |

Sawmill profit margins have fallen substantially in North America over the past 12 months with BC sawmills margins in the 2Q/19 being close to their lowest levels in 15 years, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly

Costs for sawlogs declined in most major regions around the world in the first half of 2019. However, lumber prices have fallen faster in key markets resulting in lower profits for sawmills, particularly in British Columbia, the US South and Eastern Russia, according to...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-10-09 10:22 | The 1165 is a mid-sized harvester well suited for thinning, selective cut and final fell applications. With strong swing and leveling capabilities that exceed the competition, the 1165 is well suited for steep slopes. The machine is available in both six-wheel and eight-wheel drive configurations.

Powered by the Tigercat FPT N67 engine, the 1165 provides full emissions compliance for Tier 4 final regions, along with excellent fuel economy, all in a simple and reliable package. Both Tier 4f...

--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2019-10-06 09:25 | Welcome to the lawless heart of the Brazilian Amazon. Here, cattle ranchers and loggers — emboldened by President Jair Bolsonaro — are clearing huge swaths of rainforest every minute. All in the name of progress.

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-10-04 12:19 |

Raute Corporation has received orders worth approximately Euro 58 million from Segezha Group to Russia. The scope of orders includes all machinery and equipment for the production process of an entire plywood mill. The ordered machinery and equipment will be delivered during the year 2020 and production in the plywood mill will start in summer 2021.

The machinery and equipment will be delivered to a green field plywood mill to be set up in Galich, Kostroma region by Segezha Group. The...

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