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ForestX India: A fast-growing one-year-old in tech and forestry

Pune, India/ Gothenburg, Sweden ForestX India started up last fall. Today it’s a thriving one-year-old. It’s the small startup with the work culture of a big and mature company. The eleven co-workers in Pune have close to 30 colleagues in Sweden. And they all have the tech-intensive European forest industry to work with. Pooja Rokade, …

New partner to ForestX: Johan Bergström strengthens with expertise in change management

Gothenburg / Uppsala As Johan Bergström now joins ForestX, the company strengthens their expertise in change management in forestry. Since his studies as a forester and onwards, Johan Bergström has moved in the field between forestry and IT. The areas of work have been geographical information systems, forestry planning systems and timber flow systems. After …

Christer and Mohamed successful team in chess tournament

ForestX’s marketing manager and founder Christer Lindqvist participated in October 2021 in the event “Näringslivet möter förorten” (Business meets the suburb).   Christer and his chess partner Mohamed met other teams in a pair chess tournament. They played every other move, with the only restriction that they were not allowed to talk about the moves, …

Follow-up at HedeDanmark after CFHarvest project!

HedeDanmark chose Trimble product CFHarvest from the Connected Forest-suite when it was time to make the entire work process digital. As Trimble’s partner in the Nordic region, ForestX has been involved throughout the journey.   In glorious autumn sun, we finished the project on site in Denmark.   Carl Barck, CEO, and Johan Hedlund from …

ForestX in new major European project: Tactical operational planning at Rubner

During fall 2021, ForestX began work on three projects at the wood processing Rubner group in Austria. Rubner has operations in 20 locations in four European countries with over 1,300 employees.   The first project includes implementing tactical planning with OptiNex. Then follows a project with operational sawmill planning with OptiNex and a project for …

Mathias Johansson joins ForestX: ”I enjoy the spirit of the company”

Gothenburg/Falun The ForestX office in Dalarna is growing. IT architect Mathias Johansson recently joined. More colleagues    In spring 2021, ForestX established in Dalarna when Stefan Jönis joined the company. He immediately asked for colleagues, and now they are coming.   After a long career as a developer and architect at leading major international companies …

AI in forestry: Strategic, tactical and operational planning

Gothenburg ForestX and Tenfifty’s webinar series on AI in forestry continues. Now it’s time for the third part. Guest this time is Doug Jones from Remsoft.   The next webinar will be on September 30. Then the theme is Strategic, tactical and operational planning.   External guest this time is Doug Jones from Remsoft Inc. …

Carl Barck and Christer Lindqvist, ForestX: ”Our journey has just begun”

Gothenburg, Sweden ForestX was founded three years ago. With 35 co-workers, a broad network of partners and a joint long experience of the combination of forest and IT, ForestX sticks to its goal; to digitize the forest industry. In this interview with CEO Carl Barck and marketing manager Christer Lindqvist, we go to India, on …

Leading planning tool integrated with SAP S/4HANA for glulam industry in operation at Pfeifer in Austria

Gothenburg/Imst Europe’s glulam industries needed a complete solution for planning production with a seamless integration with SAP S/4HANA. Johan Eriksson and colleagues at ForestX developed a module to the company’s existing product OptiNex.  OpiNex is a unique optimization planning tool that uses the full power of IBM Watson. Since January 2021, the application has been …

HedeDanmark: ”CFHarvest made our work flow completely digitized”

Viborg/Gothenburg HedeDanmark wanted to get its entire work process digitized. CFHarvest turned out to be the solution for the missing link; the planning and management of the work in the forest. Rasmus Willumsen here tells the story about HedeDanmark’s journey towards a completely digitized work process in the forest. HedeDanmark is Denmark’s largest private forestry …