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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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2017-08-23 12:37 | Model AG, CH-Au – Aug 23,2017 --The success continues – The Swiss Packaging Award has been followed up by the German Packaging Award.

The InSmoke Classic InShape packaging in 30 varieties has received the 2017 German Packaging Award in the Designing and processing category. The high-quality packaging for e-cigarette liquids won over the jury with its innovative opening mechanism and an incredible harmony of shape and design that transforms it into a true piece of art.
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2017-08-23 12:36 | GREEN BAY, Wis., Aug. 22, 2017 -- Building on its history of innovative and technical achievement in label printing and packaging, WS Packaging Group recently garnered a Best of Division award at the 2017 Graphics Excellence Awards, presented by the Great Lakes Graphics Association.

"We're honored to receive this award from the Great Lakes Graphics Association for excellence and innovation in printing craftsmanship," said Dean Wimer, CEO, WS Packaging Group. "...

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2017-08-23 08:14 | The lime tree has almost disappeared in Swedish nature, and now exist mostly in parks. In Pär Fornlings newsletter Skog Alnarp you can read about why!

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2017-08-23 04:15 | The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) will present some of its research highlights at the seventh biennial World Conference...

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2017-08-22 21:31 | Aaron Hogan, a PhD student at Florida International University (FIU), recently returned from leading a field campaign at the ForestGEO Jianfengling site in Hainan, China.

Aaron Hogan (left) and Shojun Ling (right) extracting a root sample (photo by Dr. Han Xu: PI of the 60-Ha...

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2017-08-22 19:13 |

Texas A&M Forest Service is accepting applications for the 2017 Southern Pine Beetle Prevention Program. Through this cost-share program eligible forest landowners can receive financial and technical assistance related to reducing the threat of future SPB infestation

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2017-08-22 19:10 |

Predators like the timber rattlesnake are often the most hated and persecuted wildlife, says William Ripple, a distinguished ecology professor at Oregon State University. This is alarming to scientists, given new research that suggests predators are not only vital to healthy natural environments...(more)

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2017-08-22 17:10 | In the mid-1990s, 1,000 truckloads of orange peels and orange pulp were purposefully unloaded onto a barren pasture in a Costa Rican national park. Today, that area is covered in lush, vine-laden forest.

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2017-08-22 15:24 | Targeted forest regeneration among the largest and closest forest fragments in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania and the Atlantic Forest of Brazil can dramatically reduce extinction rates of bird species over time, new research shows.

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2017-08-22 14:47 |

ALERT member Philip Fearnside, arguably the world’s leading authority on Amazon conservation, tells us about a chilling recent events in Brazil:

The last two months have seen a spectacular series of blows to Brazil’s environmental licensing system and other eco-protections. 

These have occurred in the days and even hours leading up to a congressional vote to begin impeachment...

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2017-08-22 12:04 | Soyuz, based in Moscow, produces corrugated packaging for a range of sectors and has approximately 300 employees.

Smurfit Kappa already has three plants in Saint Petersburg, Russia producing paper-based and Bag-in-Box® products for customers across Europe.

This acquisition enables Smurfit Kappa to further strengthen its position in Russia and broaden its offering to its multinational and local customers.

The acquisition also establishes Smurfit Kappa...

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2017-08-22 12:02 | Aug 22,2017 --Arctic Paper has contracted Greycon to upgrade to their system with Greycon’s latest scheduling and trim optimisation solutions, opt-Studio and X-Trim.

In 2002 Greycon first implemented S-Plan and X-Trim at Arctic Paper’s paper mills based in Kostrzyn, Poland. Since then Artic Paper has been a long-standing client of Greycon’s.

Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. is the largest manufacturer of offset papers in Poland. The mill produces over 280,000 tonnes of...

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2017-08-22 12:01 | Aug 22,2017 --Neenah Paper has characterized its new synthetic paper as “a significant addition” to its portfolio of labels for harsh environments. The Neenah Performance Labels portfolio of high performing, highly engineered substrates is designed for applications in demanding conditions. Its Kimdura line of label stock has been used for more than 30 years for challenging applications – including labels and tags for drum chemicals, hazard communications, health care, industrial, logistical and...

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2017-08-22 12:00 | LAKE FOREST, Ill.----Aug. 21, 2017-- Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE: PKG) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Sacramento Container Corporation, and 100% of the membership interests of Northern Sheets, LLC and Central California Sheets, LLC in a cash-free, debt-free transaction for a cash purchase price of $265 million. The Company has also announced that it will discontinue production of uncoated freesheet (UFS)...

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2017-08-22 02:22 |

Do you know where your water comes from?

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2017-08-21 22:00 | As the world’s forests are carved up by roads and farms, the animals in them are vanishing. A simple fix may help.

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2017-08-21 20:55 | By Nancy Harris and Donna Lee Forests play a huge role in mitigating climate change. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI Forests are natural heroes of the climate change story. They soak up nearly a third of fossil fuel emissions, with the potential to absorb even more. But when cleared, they become as villainous as smokestacks, emitting carbon back into […]

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2017-08-21 15:50 |

Food assistance needs in 2017 are unprecedented, say FEWS-Net, an early warning system pioneered by the US government. Famine threatens South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. Ethiopia is also included within the top 5 areas of highest concern....

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2017-08-21 15:12 |

Soil carbon could help mitigate significant greenhouse gas emissions, while also supporting food production and adaptation to climate change.

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