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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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2018-01-10 22:55 |

ALERT researchers released today a one-minute video that shows how a massive development scheme in Brazil could effectively chop the Amazon — the world's greatest rainforest — in half.

Brazil is currently working to complete a dramatic upgrade to the BR-319 Highway, an 870 kilometer-long road segment running...

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2018-01-10 21:27 |

Published January 10th, 2018 by the BC Lumber Trade Council – Source Susan Yurkovich, President of the BC Lumber Trade Council made the following statement today on the Government of Canada’s legal action filed with the World Trade Organization [WTO]: “B.C. lumber producers welcome the Government of Canada’s efforts to vigorously defend Canada’s interests in trade relations with the U.S.  In particular, the Government of …

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2018-01-10 17:55 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 2018—TRAFFIC’s collaboration with the global transport and logistics sector through the USAID Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species (ROUTES) Partnership and Wildlife TRAPS Project has been significantly boosted over recent months.  

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2018-01-10 13:22 |

. Even meticulous planning and careful rehearsal of cover stories aren’t always enough to ensure an undercover investigation goes smoothly. On very rare occasions, things can go wrong. In today’s…

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2018-01-10 12:54 | Jan 9,2018---Sappi expands its container board product range and with Fusion Uncoated, offers an uncoated fresh fibre liner in the corrugated board market. With the development of Sappi’s Fusion Uncoated, a fully bleached fresh fibre liner, the specialist paper manufacturer is continuing to expand its product offering for the high-volume corrugated board market. Fusion Uncoated is based on the paper concept for the already very successful Fusion Topliner. In contrast to the double-coated Fusion...

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2018-01-10 12:53 | CINCINNATI--Jan 10,2018----The Board of Directors of The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.6896 per share on the Common Stock and on the Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock of the Company, payable on or after February 15, 2018 to Common Stock shareholders of record at the close of business on January 19, 2018, and to Series A and Series B ESOP Convertible Class A Preferred Stock shareholders of record at the start of business...

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2018-01-10 12:52 | MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 9, 2018 -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.475 per share for the period from January 1, 2018, to March 31, 2018, inclusive, on its common stock, par value $1.00. This dividend is payable on March 15, 2018, to holders of record at the close of business on February 21, 2018.



Today the company also declared a regular quarterly dividend of $1.00 per share for the period from January 1, 2018, to March 31,...

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2018-01-10 12:13 |

Tigercat’s new 2160 loader forwarder is well suited to mill yard and a variety of tough duty off-road industrial applications.

The 2160 has a 27-tonne payload capacity and is equipped with Tigercat’s WideRange® drive system and Tigercat-designed and built bogie axles for high tractive effort, quick travel speeds and mechanical reliability.

The upper assembly is equipped with a 9 m (30 ft) knuckleboom loader...

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2018-01-10 12:03 |

Tigercat continues to evolve the purpose-built 855 forestry carrier platform with the introduction of an improved cab.

The 855E machine platform can be configured as a harvester, feller buncher or shovel logger and is well recognized and field proven in some of the toughest forestry applications and climates on the planet.

The 855 E-series carriers takes line of sight to the next level with larger side windows, narrower side posts, more cab lights and standard equipped skyVIEW...

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2018-01-10 11:35 |

During November and December Renholmen has taken on five new contracts in Norway, Finland and Sweden.

“The sawmill industry is running flat out and views us as a competent partner. During the year we have made preparations to meet demand and simultaneously develop our offers,” says Bernt-Ove Andersson, Marketing Manager at Renholmen.

The Nordic sawmill industry is currently in a better state than it has been for some time and...

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2018-01-10 11:30 |

Washington DC has dominated headlines over the last year.  Some of it including Federal Land, but not much to do with the Forest Service. Forest fires being the possible exception.  It doesn’t mean things haven’t been going on behind the scenes.  With new leadership at the top, there seems to be some renewed optimism of … Continue reading "Forest Service Policy"

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2018-01-10 10:57 |

In autumn 2017, 6.7 million seedlings from Södra were planted. This represents an increase of 600,000 seedlings compared with autumn planting in 2016, and 1.9 million compared with 2015. In 2017, Södra supplied a total of 36.3 million seedlings.

Södra has set a record during autumn planting for the third consecutive year. Not since after the storm years of 2005 and 2007 have so many seedlings been planted in the autumn as in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The success factors include increased...

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2018-01-10 10:56 |

Blue Ridge Lumber will create seventeen new jobs and invest nearly $2.7 million at the company’s lumber yard in Essex County.

The company is adding new dry kiln capacity to increase hardwood exports and has committed to purchase more than $5.2 million of Virginia-grown logs and lumber over the next three years. Blue Ridge Lumber has been selling Appalachian hardwoods since 1981, operating six facilities throughout Virginia and exporting...

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2018-01-10 08:33 |

Finding the connections between forests and Gross National Happiness

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2018-01-10 06:58 |

12 Diciembre, Quito  – El pasado 12 de Diciembre en las instalaciones del CONGOPE (Consorcio de Gobiernos Autónomos Provinciales del Ecuador) se llevó a cabo la reunión anual ampliada de la Mesa Sectorial de Bambú, (https://bambu.com.ec/mesa-sectorial-del-bambu/). La Mesa es un espacio de participación, un punto de encuentro entre los actores públicos y privados que están […]

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2018-01-10 04:52 |

If you take the road less traveled along the Pacific Coast, you will find yourself on the narrow, winding, two-lane Highway 1, which meanders through a collection of small California towns, along ocean cliffs and beaches.

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2018-01-10 03:21 |

    Adapting to a changing climate relies on knowledge, experience and accurate weather forecasts. In the rugged northwest of Viet Nam, female farmers have been learning how to obtain and use forecasts with help from the World...

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2018-01-10 01:08 |

Critical fire weather conditions will be present over the Texas Panhandle and West Texas regions Wednesday with a small chance of a weather-caused phenomena called a Southern Plains Wildfire Outbreak.

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2018-01-09 23:09 |

 

Educational outreach team members who helped incorporate fire resistance ratings into the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Earth-Kind® Plant Selector were awarded a Superior Service Award for a Team today, Jan. 9, at a ceremony in Bryan, Texas.

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2018-01-09 21:58 | CPAWS welcomes support from more than 100 federal MPs and Senators that have signed a letter to the Minister of Finance asking for a historic investment in conservation in the upcoming federal budget.

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