Kurt will draw on his significant knowledge of international timber markets to provide a presentation on current situation in both in Europe and globally, as well as the outlook for these markets over the next six to twelve months.
Kurt is the Managing Director of Vida Australia. Vida is a global supplier of manufactured products from sustainable Swedish forests. The group employs 1,250 people in 22 production plants, including twelve sawmills. The operations are strategically located close to forest landowners in the counties of Småland, Skåne and Västra Götaland in Sweden. Production is mainly focused on structural timber for a variety of global markets. Seventy-five percent of Vida’s sawn wood products are exported to Europe, USA, Australia, Africa and Asia.