Forisk Publishes Study of Historic and Projected North American Forest Industry Capacity

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North America’s forest industry is more consolidated and globally competitive today because of the accelerated retooling of older mills and investments in leading technologies by firms following the Great Recession. With the exception of plywood, all forest industry sectors across more…

Thinking Beyond Deviations: Changes that Could Disrupt the Forest Industry, Part I

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Forest industry press covers the capital investments in mills, housing starts, lumber prices, and consolidation across the forest industry supply chain. The question then comes up with colleagues and clients: what are we missing? What topics, themes and drivers should more…

Tracking the Top Timberland Owners and Managers, 2018

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Forisk has tracked and accumulated timberland transaction and ownership data since 2006. The ownership data goes back 50 years and the transaction data goes back 20 years to 1996. This provides context when reviewing year-over-year trends. In the past twelve more…

Silvicultural Practices of Large Timberland Owners and Managers

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This post includes data from featured research in the Q2 2016 Forisk Research Quarterly (FRQ). In Spring 2016, Forisk conducted its third biennial survey regarding current management trends and common silviculture practices for the largest timberland owners and managers in more…