As Tasmania’s largest private forestry management company, Forico represents the transition into a new era of plantation forestry in Tasmania.
Forico's forest management team are strongly focused on supply chain management in an environment prioritising people and environmental performance. Forico's management team have a depth of experience rarely equalled in today's natural resource sector.
Our management program focuses on optimising growth in our plantation tree crops whilst minimising impact on natural resources and communities in which we operate. Forico invests in globally competitive tree breeding science to deliver customers with premium wood fibre products and to maintain a competitive edge in the global market.
Forico’s strong environmental credentials are supported by its forest management policies, including strict non conversion of natural vegetation and investment in the forest certification schemes: The Australian Forestry Standard (AFS) and Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®).
Forico is committed to sustainable plantation forestry demonstrated by one of the largest replanting programs in Australia. In addition, Forico offers a range of growing options for third party landowners including joint venture agreements.
Our extensive forestry operations include:
- 100,000 ha of timber plantations
- 181,000 ha of land
- 2 woodchip mills
- A high-quality seedling nursery
- A fibre technology laboratory and testing facility
- An experienced team of more than 85 professionals with extensive operating experience in Tasmania
When combined with long-term port access, and export marketing resources, this gives us a full supply chain from seed to customer.