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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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2017-05-23 17:51 | Cork has been successfully stoppering bottles for thousands of years thanks to its unique physical properties which allow it to compress to half its size and resist decay, even when submerged in liquid for years. For long-cellared wines, the oxygen stored inside the cork also helps keep the small...

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2017-05-23 17:48 | The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) and partners developed a knowledge-sharing platform that will provide access to a comprehensive database of key forest and landscape restoration resources from around the globe. In Benin, the FAO FLEGT Programme supported the country's National Timber Office to establish a barcode-based traceability system for its teak plantations. Experts from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), the Regional Center for Mapping Resources...

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2017-05-23 16:39 | Jennifer Walker picked her way through the swamp, avoiding the muck while ducking under branches and climbing over felled trees.

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2017-05-23 16:11 |

Polish government is accused of pushing Białowieża forest ecosystem to point of no return with state-sanctioned logging in Unesco world heritage site

Scientists and environmental campaigners have accused the Polish government of bringing the ecosystem of the Białowieża forest in north-eastern Poland to the “brink of collapse”, one year after a revised forest management plan...

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2017-05-23 15:19 | So much happened at PEFC in 2016, it is hard to know where to start! We were delighted to welcome new national members from Ghana, Hungary, Macedonia, Republic of Korea, Romania and Thailand. You have to look back to the early days of our organization for so many members joining in one year....

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2017-05-23 14:55 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23rd May 2017—World Turtle Day: a recent conviction in Malaysia has highlighted the threat to freshwater turtles from illegal trade to supply an apparently growing demand for rare species in Southeast Asia.  

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2017-05-23 12:47 |

Market: Panels

18 May, 23:10

For the 1Q 2017, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP) reported net sales of $611 million, up from $505 million in the same quarter of 2016, as the company said in the press release received by Lesprom Network.

LP reported net income of $55 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, as compared to $10 million, or $0.07 per diluted share for the 1Q 2016. Adjusted EBITDA for the 1Q 2017...

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2017-05-23 12:37 |

For the 1Q 2017, Acadian Timber Corp. generated net sales of $23.1 million compared to $21.4 million in the comparable period of 2016, driven primarily by favourable winter harvest conditions, particularly for spruce and fir stands. Total sales volumes were 18% higher than the same period in the prior year, driven by a 34% increase in softwood sawlog sales volumes.

Adjusted EBITDA for the 1Q was $8 million compared to $7 million during the comparable period in 2016. Adjusted EBITDA...

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2017-05-23 12:36 | BREWTON, Ala., May 22, 2017 -- Local and state officials joined Georgia-Pacific Brewton mill employees and their families on Saturday to celebrate the completion of a $388 million energy improvement project after two years of construction. The project modernized and streamlined the mix of equipment in the mill's recovery boiler system and now provides the mill with the ability to generate its own energy using natural gas and biofuel residuals from the paper-making process.


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2017-05-23 12:30 |

Raptor Integration Inc. (RemaSawco’s joint venture partner in North America), has received an order from North Fork Lumber in Korbel, California. Delivery will take place in the 3Q 2017.

The order value is SEK 6 million ($681,818) and comprises delivery and installation of the North American version of its RS-BoardScannerQ system – FX85. Delivery and commissioning will be carried through together with RemaSawco´s North American partner Raptor...

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2017-05-23 12:00 |

LIGNA – the world’s leading trade fair for machinery, plant and tools for the woodworking and timber processing industries – will open its gates.

In order to give you a brief overview of the many different events, here are the Daily Tips for the Press http://www.ligna.de/search

Please note that these are only suggestions and not a complete overview.

We wish you a successful first day at LIGNA 2017!


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2017-05-23 10:29 | Chiang Mai, Thailand, 23rd May 2017—TRAFFIC, WWF and Qyer co-hosted a workshop on the theme of “Rejecting Illegal Wildlife Products and Practicing Responsible Travel”, aimed to enable local tourism business operators to influence and dissuade Chinese travellers from buying illegal wildlife products during their trips to Thailand.

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2017-05-23 09:56 | Eight persons got 10 000 Swedish crowns each from the fund Arvid Lindmans pris for best master thesis 2016. To be nominated for the grant, the master thesis has to be about forestry. One person per sector can be nominated. Teachers … Continue reading →

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2017-05-23 06:51 |

How Indonesian community leaders are fighting back to preserve their peatlands

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2017-05-22 23:28 | A warmer, wetter climate is helping push dozens of Eastern U.S. trees to the north and, surprisingly, west, a new study finds.

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2017-05-22 18:36 | This year, Canada will host World Environment Day under the theme 'Connecting people with nature,' which is meant to challenge people to think about how they are apart of and depend on nature. The day will also be commemorated at the opening of the UN Ocean Conference.  

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2017-05-22 16:10 | Bogor (Indonesia), May 22, 2017 Indonesia, Sweden and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) share the vision of a...

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2017-05-22 14:01 | 22 May, 2017

In an initial public statement issued on their website, the RSPO’s Complaints Panel (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) condemned Plantaciones de Pucallpa (PdP) for its destruction of primary forests in violation of the RSPO’s code of practice. The RSPO’s findings come despite PdP’s withdrawal from the membership in October 2016: “The RSPO Complaints Panel has found Plantaciones de Pucallpa (PdP) (Peru) to be in...


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