Director - International Business
Gordon Culbertson is Director – International Business. He is responsible for establishing relationships and identifying new business partner in global markets. While Pacific Northwest Region Manager at Forest2Market (2007-2014), Culbertson was instrumental in launching Forest2Market do Brasil.
With over thirty years experience in the Western forest industry, Culbertson has an extensive background in multiple facets of the business. He served as vice president of resources for Swanson Group, where he managed timberland operations as well as annual log and timber production. His experience also includes serving as vice president of timberland operations for Rosboro Lumber, where he was responsible for coordinating timber supply for diversified manufacturing operations.
Active in the industry and his community, Culbertson has served as the executive level representative for a number of organizations including the Oregon Forest Industries Council, the American Forest Resource Council, the Washington Forest Protection Association, the Oregon Logging Conference and the Southern Oregon Log Scaling and Grading Bureau. He is past president of the Twin Rivers Rotary Club of Springfield, Oregon. Culbertson received a forest technology degree from Lane Community College.
Forest2Market Study: Fears Export Wood Pellet Industry Harms Forests, Industry Unfounded
November 19, 2015;
Data shows that pulpwood harvests for export facilities is a small fraction of overall harvests when compared to harvests for non-pellet facilities and will likely remain relatively small in the future taking into consideration realistic estimates of future export pellet demand from Europe. In addition, US South average prices for pine and hardwood pulpwood have increased since the advent of the export pellet market; however, regions with and without export pellet mill influence experienced similar price increases.
Bergs Timber Subscribes to Forest2Market’s Baltic Rim Timber Price Index
November 19, 2015;
Forest2Market is pleased to announce that Swedish company Bergs Timber has joined its Baltic Rim Timber Price Index and Supply Chain Optimization service. These services, which will be available in Scandinavia and the Baltic Rim in the first quarter of 2016, provide timber pricing, competitive indexing, and other analytics that can be used to extract value from the supply chain.
New International Investment Opportunities in Brazil’s Forest Sector
October 07, 2015;
Legislation currently in process sets the stage for new cycle of international investment opportunities in Brazil's forest sector. Read the article by Marcelo Schmid, Director of Forest2Market do Brasil.