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5 Most Effective Strategies to Expand Your Forest Business Professional Network

5 Most Effective Strategies to Expand Your Forest Business Professional Network

Posted by on Dec 27, 2017 in forest business |

As a professional, working in forest or wood-industry related businesses (henceforth, Forest Business), you should always be trying to expand your network. You never know whom you’ll be able to connect with and where that connection will lead. As relationships become more and more essential to business, successful professionals need to be at the forefront, doing what […]

Consolidated Nordic Log Price Outlook – November 2017

Consolidated Nordic Log Price Outlook – November 2017

Posted by on Dec 8, 2017 in Other |

Thank you for participating in FBA’s recent log price outlook. You can find the final report below. This outlook has a few additional features: Sentiments on future log volumes are presented and we could manage to combine the results with a similar independent outlook that was carried out in the New Zealand at the same […]

What are the general sentiments about the future of the log prices in Nordic countries?

What are the general sentiments about the future of the log prices in Nordic countries?

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Quarterly Log Price Outlook |

During the 2nd half of November Forest Business Analytics (FBA) will be running its 1st quarterly log prices outlook for Nordic countries. These outlooks are based on a large number of people’s sentiments concerning changes in the markets over the coming year. Anybody who has some exposure or an understanding of the log and wood […]

Main factors deciding timber supply among non-industrial private forest (NIPF) owners

Main factors deciding timber supply among non-industrial private forest (NIPF) owners

Have you ever thought what factors determine timber supply among non-industrial private forest owners? In this post, I discuss some basic theories that drive decisions of NIPF owners, and I focus on some factors that are crucial when you are planning to start a new timber business in particular location. Enjoy! 

Does an aggressive acquisition strategy always pay back? – pulp and paper industry example

Does an aggressive acquisition strategy always pay back? – pulp and paper industry example

In the 1990s-2000s, Norske Skog invested tens of billions Norwegian Krone to become the world’s largest newspaper (newsprint) and magazine paper company. Then the rapid development of internet occured, which clipped the wings of Norske Skog. During last years, Norske Skogindustrier ASA or Norske Skog, which translates as Norwegian Forest Industries, were in continuous troubles made mostly by an oversupply in the paper […]

You’ll never guess what these pulpwood monsters can do…

You’ll never guess what these pulpwood monsters can do…

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in pulp and paper, pulpwood |

This post shows pulpwood monsters. Have you seen them before?

The Netherlands Is Paving the Way in Toilet Paper Infrastructure

The Netherlands Is Paving the Way in Toilet Paper Infrastructure

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in pulp and paper |

A parking lot and stretch of highway made from recycled toilet paper help move a portion of the sludge out of the wastewater stream.

The most developed wood supply chain in the world. Others should learn from it…

The most developed wood supply chain in the world. Others should learn from it…

Posted by on Sep 24, 2017 in forest business, pulp and paper, pulpwood, wood market |

This post focuses on harvesting and wood supply chain management in the one of the most developed forestry regions in the world. Click to continue!

Södra invests SEK 25 million in Kallinge

Södra invests SEK 25 million in Kallinge

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in wood construction, wood market |

Södra is strengthening the long-term competitiveness of its planing operations and intends to co-locate the units in Ronneby and Kallinge. The new proposed location will be in Kallinge, where SEK 25 million is to be invested in upgrading to a paint system that is more environmentally sustainable, in new machinery and in improvements to the […]

Mondi postpones paper machine investment at Steti mill

Mondi postpones paper machine investment at Steti mill

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in pulp and paper, wood market |

Mondi has decided to postpone its €135-million investment (roughly C$196 million) in a new machine glazed speciality kraft paper machine at its Steti mill in the Czech Republic after a “careful review of market conditions.”