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North American Wood Fiber Review acquired by Forisk Consulting


December 17, 2019
By Wood Resources International LLC

Forisk Consulting has acquired the North American Wood Fiber Review from Wood Resources International of Bothell, Wash.

The Review, which tracks wood fibre markets in all major regions of the United States and Canada, will be published by Forisk as the Forisk Wood Fiber Review beginning in Q1 2020.

Brooks Mendell, Ph.D., president and CEO of Forisk, says, “Adding the Review and 35 years of price data to our research portfolio strengthens our ability to serve the forest industry in the U.S. and Canada, as well as international firms with North American assets. Also, current subscribers can remain confident in the trusted price reporting, as we are thrilled to announce that Tim Gammell, the current executive editor of the Wood Fiber Review, will join our team.”

Hakan Ekstrom, president and CEO of Wood Resources International, adds, “This transition builds on our long-standing working relationship with Forisk, and provides further opportunities co-operate on forest industry research and analysis in North America and globally. We are excited with this match and look forward to our continued work together.”

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