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  • Timber / Lumber Business

    Timber / lumber business refers to starting your own company in the wood industry. Wood is a basic material for house doors, walls, window frames, various pieces of furniture and is considered to be the only renewable construction material.

    In South Africa, a wood production sector looks quite promising. In rural areas forestry is a key driver for the development of local economies.

    Business Model

    ●     Timber and wood suppliers business;

    ●     Timber / lumber export company business;

    ●     Reclaimed timber, reclaimed lumber manufacture and sale business;

    ●     End-to-end wood product solutions business.

    Tools & Equipment

    To start this business you will have to start your own sawmill and buy various marking, measuring, cutting, splitting and holding tools. Some of them are debarkers, stackers, sorters, conveyors, log turners, bandsaws, board feeders, edgers, chippers, planers and other.


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