Providing Forest Products Consulting, Planning,
and Benchmarking Services

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The Beck Group is a leading provider of forest products consulting services — in both North America and around the world — dedicated to helping businesses succeed in this new global economy. Our staff provides clients with the information and innovative solutions their companies require to meet the challenges of today's highly competitive environment.

Our experience in the areas of project planning, feasibility studies, mill modernizations, competitive assessments, due diligence, fiber supply, and timber procurement planning has earned our company an international reputation.

Our goal is to improve the performance of forest products companies through providing practical and cost effective consulting solutions.

Register now for the

Sawmill Management Training Workshop

By popular demand, The Beck Group is offering another training workshop December 1st-3rd at the World Forestry Center in Portland, Oregon.

Learn about improving management skills and making your operation more successful from The Beck Group’s 30+ years of consulting and benchmarking experience in the North American wood products sector and from industry veteran guest speakers.

Over three days, Beck Group staff and other industry experts will present information and provide participants with tools for successful sawmill management. Class topics will range from big picture overviews (Characteristics of a Top Quartile Operation) to more detailed studies of important mill issues (Sawing Technology, Log Procurement, Lumber Drying). Speakers will engage participants in an interactive learning environment with a focus on information and concepts that can be practically applied in day-to-day operations. Be sure to take advantage of our early registration discount of $100 per person!

To register or find out more, visit our Workshops page. Also, feel free to pass this along to anyone you think may be interested in the workshop!

Who will be there? Our last management training workshop attracted more than 70 participants and speakers and received excellent reviews. Participants from past workshops include representatives of the following companies:

Bibler Brothers (now West Fraser)
Big Creek Lumber
Boise Cascade
Coastal Forest Products
Columbia Vista Corporation
Deltic Timber
Elliott Sawmilling
Gilman Building Products
Grayson Lumber
Hampton Affiliates
Hood Industries
Humboldt Redwood Company
HW Culp Lumber
Idaho Forest Group
Jordan Lumber

Kapstone Paper
Mendocino Forest Products
Northwest Hardwoods
Pacific Lbr Inspection Bureau
Plum Creek
Pyramid Mountain Lumber
Rex Lumber
Roseburg Forest Products
Schmidbauer Lumber
Seattle-Snohomish Mill Company
Seneca Sawmill Company
Sierra Pacific Industries
Simpson Lumber Company              
     (now Interfor)
Southern Forest Industries

Southern Pine Inspection Bureau
Southport Lumber Company
Spanish Trail Lumber
Stimson Lumber Company
Stoel Rives, LLP
Sun Mountain Lumber
Swanson Group
Timber Products Inspection
Tolko Industries
Tolleson Lumber (now Interfor)
Tricon Timber
Trinity River Lumber
Universal Timber Services
Westervelt Lumber
Yakama Forest Products
Zip-O Log Mills