Forest Products

Elevate Your Business to Greater Heights

As the industry evolves, your business needs to address its changing operational dynamics, unforeseen economic impacts, and financial reporting requirements while exploring opportunities for growth and improved profitability.

Our professionals share your entrepreneurial ethos and want to help you stay ahead of the ever-changing market. Instead of merely identifying problems, we help businesses plan for the future and seize emerging opportunity. Unbound from big-firm conventions, we deliver forward-thinking business solutions and industry-smart insight that empower your business to thrive.

Conquer Industry Challenges

Discover how our services can help you confront these and other common issues.

Transaction Planning

Mergers and acquisitions have reached all-time industry highs in scale and frequency in recent years. Before beginning any deal, you should define your personal and business goals. It’s crucial to fully gauge your business’ value and defined worth, as well options for potential investments and their implications.

Confidently prepare your business for a deal with our Transaction, Valuations, and Due Diligence Services.

Effective IT Systems

Leveraging the power of IT solutions can help boost your operational efficiencies. Implementing systems that allow your business to operate in integrated and collaborative ways can provide access to illuminating data that helps you make more-informed decisions. However, it’s crucial to also strengthen your cybersecurity measures to prevent costly cyberattacks.

Test or enhance your technology standing with our IT Development & Integration, IT Planning & Assessment, Cybersecurity Consulting, IT Compliance, and Enterprise Systems Consulting Services.

Transition Planning

Privately-held forestland owners face financial and personal challenges when contemplating how to preserve these precious assets for future management and generations.

Confidently plan for your next business phase and shape your legacy with our Individual Financial Planning, Organizational Consulting Planning, and Succession Planning Consulting Services.

We’re All In

Our collaborative approach takes the time to understand your unique business needs and contextualize how they may be impacted by the industry as a whole.

We serve clients in all areas of the forest products industry including:

  • Lumber and timber wholesalers
  • Plywood manufacturers and veneer plants
  • Pulp and paper manufacturers
  • Remanufacturing operations
  • Sawmills and whole log chippers
  • Timber and timber management companies

“Our Moss Adams team is best in class. Moss Adams understands our business, provides a consistent service team, and they’re great to work with.”
- Jeff Cook, CFO, Port Blakely Tree Farms

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Deep Industry Roots & Insight

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Moss Adams was founded more than 100 years ago to specifically address the business and accounting needs of forest product companies of the Pacific Northwest, and we’ve stayed at the forefront of the industry nationwide ever since.

Our clients aren’t the only industry leaders who look to us for guidance. We frequently collaborate with influential industry organizations and present at events such as the American Forest Resource Council; Mass Timber Conference; RISI, Inc.; Who Owns the Forest?; and World Forestry Center.

Insights


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Establish a business planning process that balances the need for current cash flows with the long-term obligations of the forest products industry.

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Effective January 1, 2020, Oregon’s Corporate Activity Tax applies to all forms of business, including those in the timber industry. Learn more.

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Innovation in the forest products industry is a natural fit for R&D tax credits, but calculating and qualifying for them requires careful consideration.

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Learn how fire loss could result in tax savings for your timber company with IRC Sections 165 (casualty loss) and 1033 (involuntary conversion).

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