From our home base in Albany in the Lower Great Southern Region of Western Australia, Albany Plantations leads the way in the management and harvesting of quality blue gum plantations and the processing and export of woodchips for the international paper market.
Albany Plantations comprises the Albany Plantation Forest Company of Australia Pty Ltd (APFL) and the Albany Plantation Export Company Pty Ltd (APEC).
- APFL is responsible for the management of the plantation forest estate.
- APEC is responsible for the harvesting, processing and export of woodchips including the acquisition of private resources.
The world consumes paper products in many forms and grades. Woodchips from Albany Plantations are made into toilet tissue and many other forms and grades of paper products.
Albany Plantations grows Eucalyptus globulus (blue gums) which produce a high quality woodchip that can be used for blending with lower grade materials or processed pure to produce a high quality paper product.
We have the capacity to harvest and export up to 1,000,000 tonnes annually through the Albany Port.
We directly employ around 30 people and utilise a contract workforce of over 100 employees – with an overall estimated direct annual contribution in excess of $40 million to the local economy.
Parent companies for APFL are Japan's Oji Holdings, Senshukai and NYK Line (in joint venture) and for APEC are Itochu Corporation and Oji Holdings.