International Forest Valuation
NORSKOG is at the forefront of professional forestry consultancy services. Founded in 1950, we provide services in forestry, land management, and conservation to public and private clients around the world. Our areas of expertise include forest valuation, due diligence, and consultancy services related to global timberland investments, forest management options, forest inventory, timber sales, and estate management. Our principals and staff are one of the most accomplished groups of forestry and wood industry professionals in Scandinavia and bring unique experience and expertise to every project we undertake worldwide. NORSKOG is a member organization of forest owners, representing more than 1.2 million hectares of forestland in Norway.
Global Timberland Investments
NORSKOG has considerable experience working on the independent forest valuations and due diligence (DD) work for acquisitions, both large and small.
Whether you own forest or wish to make a forest investment, NORSKOG can help you evaluate your options and provide professional input to key decisions that will impact the financial returns and risks. NORSKOG’s clients include individual forest owners/investors, partnerships, local authorities, trusts, government departments, Timber Investment Management Organizations (TIMOs) and corporate forest owners.
Since 2010 we started cooperation with our international clients and only during the last three years, we conducted valuation and due diligence work with different levels of complexities on the area of over 670 thousand hectares in Scandinavia and internationally.
Wood trade – NORTØMMER
In 1998, NORSKOG decided to outsource its wood trade activities to its own subsidiary – NORTØMMER.
The primary business of NORTØMMER is the marketing and wood trade in Scandinavia, and in Central and Eastern Europe. NORTØMMER have about 50 employees and as our export volumes are increasing annually, we are constantly seeking to expand our operations. Currently, NORTØMMER is the third largest round wood trader in Norway, totaling a volume of 1.9 million m3 in 2019 with a market share of approx. 18 % nationwide. In 2019 the total turnover of our company exceeds EUR 140 millions.
NORTØMMER has its head office in Elverum, as well as district offices in different geographies. NORTØMMER consulting services include:
- Supplying industry in Scandinavia and in Central – and Eastern Europe with round logs (saw logs, pulp wood, fuel wood) or chips (cellulose chips or fuel chips)
- Logistics services: railway and vessel operations
- A certification through NORSKOG’s certification company (Norsk Skogsertifisering): 100 % PEFC and FSC CoC & CW, FSC 100%
- Silviculture (planting, brushcutting/thinning, soil preparations, fertilizing) and forest operations scheduling and management
NORTØMMERs service includes all forestry operations from regeneration to wood trade
Contact in NORSKOG
Senior Forestry Consultant
NORTØMMER is big enough for the biggest assignments – but small enough to care about the individual costumer!
Contact in NORTØMMER:
Director of Marketing in NORTØMMER
Sustainable Forestry and Natural Resource Management
NORSKOG is also a member of a non-profit network company – Norwegian Forestry Group (NFG) – that has extensive forestry experience in international consulting services, project development and project implementation in Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America. We are actively involved in NFG since 1995 and our most recent projects are listed below: