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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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2017-12-15 19:51 | Old forests that contain large trees and a diversity of tree sizes and species may offer refuge to some types of birds facing threats in a warming climate, scientists have found.

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2017-12-15 19:39 |

Published December 14th, 2017 by TimberWest – Source Malahat Nation and TimberWest Forest Corp. renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that reaffirms both parties to their commitment to partner on cultural, environmental and economic opportunities around existing initiatives and future forestry operations. “Working with the Malahat Nation over the past four years on conservation initiatives and mutual business opportunities, has led to a number of …

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2017-12-15 19:20 |

In 1985, Barte and his brother, Bond, established the Starker Lecture Series in forestry at Oregon State University. Both have been recognized for their service to their alma mater, jointly winning the College of Forestry’s Distinguished Alumni Award in 2002 and the OSU Foundation’s E.B. Lemon...(more)

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2017-12-15 18:16 | Researchers at the University of British Columbia are using drones to survey the aftermath of the 2017 wildfires in BC. Learn more

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2017-12-15 16:07 | YELLOWKNIFE – The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) NWT chapter welcomes the release of the Nááts’įhch’oh National Park Reserve Management Plan, the first for Nááts’įhch’oh, and is pleased that the plan considers both cultural and economic benefits for the Sahtu Dene and Metis of the Tulita District.

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2017-12-15 15:00 |


EFI Director Marc Palahí with the Ambassador of Germany, H.E. Mr Detlef Lingemann

On 7 December 2017, a signing ceremony was held in Helsinki at the German embassy, to formally establish an EFI office in Germany.

EFI’s office is located in Bonn, and has been active since spring 2017. EFI Bonn coordinates one of the European Forest Institute’s main initiatives: the Resilience Programme....

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The American Wood Council (AWC) elects Roseburg Forest Products CEO Allyn Ford as the AWC chairman for a one-year term, effective in January 2018.

Danny White, a director of T.R. Miller Mill Company, was elected the first vice-chairman, and Neil Sherman, executive vice president of siding at LP Corporation, was elected as second vice-chairman. Current AWC board chairman, Stimson Lumber CEO Andrew Miller, will serve as the immediate past chairman.

Sean McLaren,...

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2017-12-15 12:48 |

Grown in Britain presented its annual Woodland Hero award to Sally Spencer, Contributing Editor on Timber Trade Journal, at a gathering in London on 14th December. Throughout her time on Timber Trades Journal (TTJ), the business magazine for the timber trading and timber-using sectors, Sally has taken an interest in British-grown timber. Frequently writing lead […]

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2017-12-15 12:25 |

WorkSafeBC – Mechanised harvesting machines could improve worker safety – It’s an exciting time for British Columbia’s steep-slope-harvesting forestry workers and employers. Approximately 25 new mechanised-harvesting machines equipped with winch-assist technology are operating in the province, and another 20 are anticipated to be put into use over the next two years on British Columbia’s rugged, often treacherous forested landscape.

These new machines can be used to fell,...

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2017-12-15 12:09 |


Australian forestry company New Forests has a war chest of up to $500 million set aside for investing in New Zealand forestry.

Managing director for Australia and New Zealand, Mark Rogers, said the money had been recently raised from mainly European investors.

“We raised $873 million and we need to spend a big slab of it here, at least $400-500m for trees and infrastructure, but not trucking and harvesting because the locals to do that.”


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US logs dominate shipments through Yantian port – According to the Shenzhen Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, log imports through Yantian Port in Shenzhen City were 961,900 cubic metres valued at US$203 million between January and October this year. This represents a 54% increase in the volume of deliveries. Some 85% of all log shipments arriving at the port were from the US.

In order to efficiently clear imported logs the number of sites for inspection...

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2017-12-15 11:40 | Dec 15, 2017 --– At its meeting on December 13, the Supervisory Board of Lenzing AG decided to reappoint Stefan Doboczky as Chief Executive Officer of the Management Board. Stefan Doboczky’s new contract will begin on June 1, 2018 and runs until the end of 2022.

“In recent years, Stefan Doboczky and his colleagues on the Management Board have been able to make excellent use of the favourable market conditions on the basis of the previous restructuring in order to transform an...

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2017-12-15 11:39 | JOHANNESBURG, Dec. 15, 2017 -- Sappi Limited, the South African based leading global supplier of dissolving wood pulp (DWP), speciality and packaging papers, printing (graphic) papers and biomaterials has confirmed plans and ongoing projects to significantly increase DWP capacity by 2020. In particular, Sappi has started preparatory work for the potential expansion of its Saiccor DWP Mill to ensure that the company would be in a position to increase the mill's capacity by up to 250,000tpa to...

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2017-12-15 11:36 | YORK, Pa.--Dec 15,2017-- Glatfelter (NYSE: GLT) today announced that its board of directors declared a $0.13 per share cash dividend on its outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable on February 1, 2018, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on January 3, 2018.

Glatfelter is a global supplier of specialty papers and engineered materials, offering innovation, world-class service and over a century and a half of technical expertise. Headquartered in York, PA...

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2017-12-15 10:04 |

INBAR is delighted to be taking part in the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019. INBAR will be playing a large role in the International Horticultural Exhibition 2019: a six-month-long international event which aims to showcase “a new model of ecological conservation.” The Exhibition will be taking place in Beijing, China, between April and October. The theme […]

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2017-12-15 07:00 | Do you want to participate in or arrange a forest workshop? Are you dreaming about a study visit but never had the opportunity? SNS and NordGen open up today for applications for a scholarship for young students or professionals working with forest management. The scholarship seeks to encourage education and…


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2017-12-15 04:18 |

15 Dec, Buenos Aires: The Global Forest Coalition (GFC) [1] celebrated the failure of two key trade negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO), and EU-Mercosur free trade agreement, to reach a successful conclusion during negotiations in Argentina [2]. Both were projected to have detrimental impacts on forests, food sovereignty, and rights of local communities, issues that GFC defends. The WTO collapsed because of disagreements between the US and developing country’s like India, China...

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2017-12-15 03:36 |

This was the year the West burned.

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2017-12-15 03:24 |

Researchers look to the past to better fight fire.


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