FORESTAL DEL SUR S.A. AND ITS RELATED COMPANIES ARE LEADING PROVIDERS OF FORESTRY SERVICES, WHICH SPECIALIZE IN THE PLANTATION OF EUCALYPTUS GLOBULUS AND IN THE PRODUCTION AND MARKETING OF PULPLOGS AND WOODCHIPS. THIS IS BASED ON THREE PILLARS: COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY, LOGISTICS AND ENVIRONMENT FRIENDLY FORESTRY MANAGEMENT
Forestal del Sur S.A. is a Chilean Company founded in 1988 in
order to supply woodchips and pulp logs for the pulp and
paper industry in Japan, China, Portugal, Norway, Sweden and
the Chilean domestic market.
OUR ACTIVITIES ARE CONCENTRATED IN TWO AREAS: CONCEPCIÓN (BIO-BÍO REGION), AND PUERTO MONTT (LOS LAGOS REGION).
Concepción Area is located 500 Kms south of Santiago and it concentrates a major proportion of the Chilean forestry industry. Forestal del Sur S.A. exports more than 200,000 BDMT per year from this region.
Forestal del Sur S.A. has developed a robust supply chain in order to secure the woodchips for our customers. The chipping operations are provided by related companies, thus achieving greater flexibility and efficiency in the different processes.
Puerto Montt Area is located 1,000 Kms south of Santiago. Forestal del Sur S.A. has exported through Calbuco port about 200,000 BDMT per year.
Forestal del Sur S.A. supply chain from the stump forest to the chipping mill in Puerto Montt Area is composed of strategic joint ventures between related companies, which have long term supply contracts with Forestal del Sur S.A.
FORESTAL LOS LAGOS
Forestal Los Lagos S.A (FLL) is a Chilean company
created in 1991 by Forestal del Sur and is today a
joint venture between Arauco (80%) and Forestal
del Sur's sister company Bosques del Sur (20%). Its objective is the establishment of
Eucalyptus Globulus plantations in order to supply
woodchips for the pulp and paper industry.
Forestal del Sur S.A. owns 50% of Forestal Atlántico Sur S.A.R.L. (FAS) and its Uruguayan partner, the other 50%. FAS supplies pulp logs and woodchips from Uruguay to Europe and the Uruguayan domestic market. Forestal Atlántico Sur’s chipping facilities are next to Montevideo port and it is able to process 360,000 BDMT per year.