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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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2017-08-16 20:11 |

By Annie Sneed. Published in Scientific American September 2017 Issue Tall timber buildings could produce fewer emissions and sequester carbon dioxide.   A wood skyscraper might sound like a bad idea—and potentially a giant tinderbox. But architects around the world are steadily building more timber high-rises, partly with the aim of curbing carbon pollution. Lofty […]

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2017-08-16 16:02 | Characterized with high levels of biodiversity and endemism, the Atlantic Tropical Forest has been facing serious anthropogenic threats over the last several decades. Having put important ecosystem services at risk, such activities need to be closely studied as part of the forest dynamics. Thus, a Brazilian team of researchers spent a decade monitoring a semi-deciduous forest located in an ecological park in Southeast Brazil.

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2017-08-16 15:16 |

The head of state of Sweden visited Indonesia and attended a seminar on the role of forestry in sustainable development.

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2017-08-16 14:55 |

With its large hoppers and long discharge conveyors this machine can save multiple cycles per shift.

In October, environmental technology company Doppstadt will begin series production of the new SM 620 K Plus separating machine. This solution for separating materials into multiple fractions is designed for efficiency: its charging hopper, over seven cubic metres in volume, can receive large quantities of feed material, which is then discharged via extended side and rear...

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2017-08-16 13:30 |

Metsä Group’s sales in January–June 2017 were Euro 2,451.4 million, compared to Euro 2,339.5 million in 1H 2016. The growth in sales is primarily the result of greater delivery volumes.

The comparable operating result was Euro 246.9 million, or 10.1% of sales. The operating result improved compared to the previous year, mainly due to the positive development in Finland’s paperboard business and the increase in pulp prices. 1H 2017 operating result was Euro 253 million, compared to...

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2017-08-16 13:17 | Aug 15, 2017---Montreal, Quebec – After several months of laboratory work by the Research and Development team in Bordeaux France, Tembec has developed a very high viscosity cellulose grade. Just days ago, the production of this new grade, called Biofloc XV20, took place at the Tartas Specialty Cellulose mill in France. It is a tremendous success because a new world record for viscosity of a wood pulp was achieved.

Tembec, the world leader in specialty cellulose for use in the...

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2017-08-16 13:15 | PURCHASE, N.Y., Aug. 15, 2017 -- Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG), a leading sales and marketing organization in the pulp, paper, packaging, tissue, wood products and metal industries, announced today that its Spicers Paper Inc. entity has signed a definitive Purchase Agreement to acquire the business of JC Paper, based in Fremont, CA, expanding its paper distribution presence in Northern California and Nevada.

JC Paper is an independent, family-owned paper merchant that has...

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2017-08-16 13:13 | VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA-- Aug 14, 2017 -Fortress Paper Ltd. (TSX:FTP) ("Fortress Paper" or the "Company") reported 2017 second quarter operating EBITDA of $4.3 million, a decrease of $2.0 million relative to the comparative prior year period and a decrease of $3.2 million over the previous quarter. The Dissolving Pulp Segment generated operating EBITDA of $3.5 million and the Security Paper Products Segment generated operating EBITDA of $2.8 million. Corporate costs...

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2017-08-16 12:33 |

In the first half of 2017 the value of wood products trade between China and Australia rose 17% to $1,680 million from the same period of 2016, ITTO reports.

Of the total, the value of China’s wood products imports from Australia grew 23% to $790 million. The value of log and waste paper imports rose 47% and 41%, respectively.

The value of China’s wood products exports to Australia increased 12% to $890 million. The value of China’s plywood exports to Australia grew 36%.


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2017-08-16 12:19 |

Conifex Timber Inc. reported results for the 2Q ended June 30, 2017. Adjusted EBITDA in the 2Q 2017, which excludes countervailing duty (“CVD”) deposits of $4.6 million, was a record $14.8 million, compared to $6.1 million in the 1Q 2017 and $9 million in the 2Q 2016. Revenues totaled $116.4 million in the 2Q 2017, an improvement of 16% over the prior quarter and 12% over the same quarter last year.

Operating income, which includes preliminary CVD deposits of $4.6 million...

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2017-08-16 09:44 |

Taking the opportunity, I would like to present you a blog about forestland investments, forest business and forest products markets.  Please see below the link to the article: Why interest rates differ in timberland investments? If you like to be updated with forestry and wood industry markets stay tuned at Forest Business Analytics blog section. 

Artykuł New forest business blog at Forest...

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2017-08-16 05:19 |

A sea change in how federal judges view collaborative forest restoration projects is underway.

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2017-08-16 03:20 |

Smoke from Wildfires has been affecting more than just those living near the fire-prone forests.

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2017-08-16 00:00 |

Ghana’s work to promote the legal timber trade in partnership with the European Union (EU) places a strong emphasis on involving local communities who live in or near forests. Yet farmers and communities do not always understand their rights, which means that illegal activity by loggers has gone unchecked in Ghana’s off-reserve forests. The FAO-EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and...

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2017-08-15 19:23 | Stora arealer utarmad skogsmark är efter avskogning och omfattande degradering i behov av restaurering. Hur kan Sverige bidra till att möta denna globala utmaning? Under årets Almedalenvecka arrangerade SIWI Swedish Water House ett seminarium i ämnet tillsammans med Focali, SLU Global, Skogsstyrelsen och Sveaskog.

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2017-08-15 16:14 | PDF for download   The coordinator of a session on citizen science planned for the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress is aiming high. He hopes the session will inspire discussion about the merit and potential of a global initiative on invasive forest pest monitoring, with special emphasis and resources for countries with developing economies. The focus […]

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2017-08-15 13:29 | LTS was invited to make four presentations and a poster at this year’s UK Evaluation Society confernece on “use and usability of evaluation” 10/11 May, which we also sponsored. The LTS poster won the “best poster” award. The event and … Continue reading →

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2017-08-15 12:45 | Forests in India are a colorful canvas of the ecological conditions, rich biodiversity and lifestyles of the different communities in and around them. “Our ‘Experience Forests, Experience Life’ photo contest opened a platform for photographers to reflect and give shape to these...

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2017-08-15 10:53 |

Price LogPro manufactures and supplies machinery for sawmills, engineered wood products plants, pulp and paper plants and biomass energy plants.

Price LogPro is your single supplier solution for:

  • Lineal Log Cranes
  • Rotary Log Cranes
  • Multi-Strand Horizontal Drum Feed Conveyors – Positive Feed Conveyor
  • Drum Debarker Systems
  • Multi-Strand Drum Discharge Conveyors
  • Multi-Strand Alignment Chipper/Flaker Feed Conveyors
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2017-08-15 10:03 |

En reconocimiento al Bambú como material para la construcción de estructuras sismo resistentes, además por la aprobación de la Norma Ecuatoriana de Construcción, Capítulo Guadua, por parte del Ministerio de Desarrollo Urbano y Vivienda,  MIDUVI 2017 y,  por ser  un recurso no maderable con alto valor agregado que forma parte de la “Gran Minga Nacional […]

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