Jump to Navigation

Welcome to the world of ForestIndustries.EU

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

 

 Are you looking for a partner who...
 
  ...so talk to us!

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



--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-04-17 11:54 |

On April 3, the vessel SAGA FUTURE sailed out of Oskarshamn’s harbor with just over 19,000 m3 of goods from Bergs sawmills.

The delivery is one of the single largest  to it’s warehouse in Baltimore. The US market is important to Bergs Timber and...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-04-17 11:24 |

Large increase in the number of Scots pine of delivered seedlings in 2018 – The Swedish Forest Agency conducts an annual survey on the production of seedlings for forest regeneration in Sweden. According to the latest survey the production of Scots pine increased by almost 8 percent in 2018 compared to the previous year. In total 384 million seedlings were delivered in 2018, which is an increase of 2 percent compared to...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-04-17 10:57 |

Air New Zealand to build world’s largest single arch timber aircraft hangar – Air New Zealand will build a new 10,000 square metre hangar at its engineering base in Auckland. The airline said it would be the largest single span timber arch aircraft hangar in the world.

The new Hangar 4 will be one and a half times...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-04-17 10:33 |

Yesterday, Weiler Forestry Inc. announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Caterpillar’s purpose-built forestry business. Closing is anticipated to occur late 3rd quarter of 2019. This agreement follows the preliminary agreement between the two companies, which was announced in August 2018.

With this agreement, Weiler Forestry will acquire Caterpillar’s purpose-built forestry product line consisting...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-04-17 09:53 |

John Deere Construction and Forestry is decreasing its annual JDLink™ Ultimate offering prices, providing customers with an affordable, streamlined data solution that boosts productivity and maximizes uptime. Additionally, the division is consolidating JDLink Ultimate Forestry with the larger JDLink offering.

“Machine...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-04-16 14:39 |

New building codes for the use of mass wood products continue to spell good news for Southern Pine forestland owners. According to Houston Chronicle writer, R.A. Schuetz, the revised building codes have the potential to transform both foresting communities and cityscapes. “We are very excited about it,” Schuetz’s story quotes Texas Forestry Association President Rob Hughes. “There’s still a place for a skyscraper built of concrete...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-04-16 11:18 |

Eight drying kilns of the 1306 system from Mühlböck went into operation at Binderholz’s mill in Baruth, Germany.

At the Baruth location, the typical Brandenburg pine is dried with new Mühlböck drying kilns. The main benefits of System 1306 have been a compelling argument in favour of this project. The saving of thermal energy by heat recovery of up to 20% compared to classical systems is one of these reasons....

--- NYT Logging Industry ---

2019-04-09 19:01 | After sharply restricting logging in its own forests, China turned to imports, overwhelming even a country with abundant resources: Russia.

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-04-04 10:59 |

In January-February 2019, Canada increased its lumber exports to China by 65% to 906 thousand m3, according to Woodstat. Ukraine has become the fourth largest supplier of lumber to China, beating the exports from Sweden, Germany, Chile and the United States. Lumber exports from Ukraine to China grew by 223% to 152 thousand m3. Russia is the largest lumber supplier to China with volume in January-February of 2.16 million...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-04-03 12:27 |

Companies based in Portugal, France, Belgium, Spain, Italy and Poland have been importing timber from Industrie Forestière du Congo (IFCO) – a logging company which Global Witness accuses of flouting forest laws in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Together, the ten companies placed more than 1,400m3 of IFCO’s so-called high-risk timber on the EU market, with a value of approximately €2 million, in the space of five months during 2018.

IFCO is a recently created entity...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-04-03 12:01 |

New Zealand’s billion trees planting project has attracted the eye of some of the world’s most deep-pocketed timber sector players interested in growing much more than raw radiata logs.

A director of Kronospan, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-based boards and panels, was among European visitors recently to New Zealand forests and the ...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-04-03 11:22 |

Deere & Company has announced that its Board of Directors elected John C May, 49, as President, Chief Operating Officer, effective from 1st April 2019. May will be responsible for leading Deere’s efforts to maximise operational excellence throughout the company.

May has been with Deere for 22 years and joined the senior management team in 2012 as President, Agricultural...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-04-02 10:58 |

Raute Corporation has received orders worth over Euro 12 million from CJSC Plyterra to Russia. The orders consist of veneer drying and patching lines and plywood lay-up and overlaying lines to be delivered to Plyterra’s birch plywood mill located in Umet, Zubovo-Polyanskiy region in Mordovia. The ordered machinery and equipment will be delivered during the 1Q 2020 and production on the new lines will be started during summer 2020.

The equipment will be engineered and produced in Raute...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-03-29 10:55 |

China is continuously exploring new sources of softwood logs around the world. Minor log exporters, such as Japan, Poland, Chile and South Africa all expanded their shipments to China in 2018, reports the WRQ. Of the major log supplying countries, only Russia and Canada reduced their exports to China, while New Zealand, the US and Uruguay all increased their shipments year-over-year.

China had another record year of softwood log imports in 2018, when over 40 million m3 of logs landed...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-03-29 10:38 |

Four forestry companies operating in the Wairarapa region of New Zealand have announced the formation of Log Distribution Limited, a joint venture company which will commence operations on 1 April 2019.

Log Distribution Limited is a collaboration between FOMS Ltd, Forest Enterprises Growth Ltd, Wairarapa Estate Ltd and Norsewood Estate Ltd which aims to improve...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-03-28 14:14 |

The Mjösa Tower was officially opened in Brumunddal, Norway, taking over the title of the world’s tallest wooden building. The 18-floor building reaches up to a height of 85.4 metres. The building includes a hotel, private homes and office space. Metsä Wood’s fast, light...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-03-28 12:40 |

The notified area of final felling in Sweden increased by 18% in February compared with the corresponding month in 2018. It is the highest monthly recorded data for the whole country in for February month in the last 12 years, according to the Swedish Forest Agency.

The total area of notified final felling in the whole country amounted to 18,453 hectares and the increase is partly due to the storms Alfrida and Jan where...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-03-28 12:19 |

John Deere is rolling out its new construction simulators – further bridging the gap between the classroom and jobsite. The modular update outfits the new John Deere simulators to one of six machine types: backhoe, crawler dozer, excavator, wheel loader, joystick-controlled motor grader and fingertip control motor grader.

“The next generation of John Deere simulators builds on a state-of-the-art technology that teaches machine controls, hand-eye coordination, safe operation, and...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-03-27 14:35 |

Tieto is partnering with PiiMega, a leading Finnish sawmill and forestry IT system supplier, to extend usage of Tieto Forest Hub ecosystem service in sawmill industry.

A complex supply chain in a wide forestry ecosystem involves a large number of business transactions between organisations at different points. Tieto Forest Hub service helps wood supply business partners in...

--- International Forest Industries ---

2019-03-27 12:42 |

Jan Räsänen will be Heinola Sawmill Machinery’s new Managing Director. The current Managing Director, Kari Kiiskinen will continue on the company’s Board of Directors and as an advisor to the management until autumn 2019.

Kari Kiiskinen has worked for Heinola Sawmill Machinery for more than 30 years, the last 10 years of which as Managing Director. He felt the time was right for a controlled change in the...

Pages

Page | by Dr. Radut