Trimble announced earlier this month that they have acquired the forestry business of Savcor Oy, a global supplier of forestry solutions for performance optimization and enterprise management as well as Silvadata, a provider of cloud-based data, collaboration and workflow automation services to smalland medium sized forestry companies.
“The Savcor and Silvadata acquisitions build upon our strategy to provide global customers with a complete end-to-end ecosystem for forest management, traceability and timber processing,” said Ken Moen, general manager of Trimble’s Forestry Division. “Our fundamental focus is to provide integrated solutions that drive agility, improve efficiency and provide better visibility at each stage of the forest lifecycle.”
Headquartered in Finland with offices in Brazil and Germany, the Savcor forestry business provides information and online diagnostic solutions for forestry processing and production planning. Complementing Trimble’s Connected Forest solutions, Savcor’s Zenith software manages forestry information for land acquisition planning and assessment, silviculture, harvesting and logistics to receiving timber at the mill. Savcor’s Wedge™ software provides online process diagnostics by integrating and analyzing data from a variety of mill system sources to identify production bottlenecks and streamline mill operations.
Finland based Silvadata is a provider of cloud-based data, collaboration and workflow automation services to small and medium sized forestry companies for lifecycle enterprise management. Silvadata’s SilvaPro is a Software as a Service (SaaS) for partner collaboration used by forestry management associations, forest owner unions, private forestry owners and professionals for forestry lifecycle management functions. SilvaPro is specifically designed to address forest management, planning, wood procurement, work site planning and execution.