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Pentarch Forest Products can export all commercially grown plantation softwood and hardwood species as whole round logs cut to order. Our exports have comprised Radiata Pine, Douglas Fir, Ponderosa Pine and Eucalyptus Nitens species, grown in Australia and New Zealand.

We can also supply wood fibre in woodchip and lumber. Logs are sold in units of Japanese Agricultural Standard (JAS) cubic metres with 10 cm free trim. Woodchip can be sold in a number of ways, as agreed by both parties.

Products list and applications

Major Export Species

Pinus Radiata

Radiata Pine (Pinus Radiata) is a plantation softwood timber grown widely throughout Australia, it is a versatile timber which can be readily sawn, peeled, or converted to pulp. Radiata Pine is widely used for a range of structural and decorative uses such as framing, lining, block board, glue laminated beams, veneer & plywood.

Export Grades suitable for the production of lumber & veneer are:

  • AA Grade
  • A Grade
  • K Grade
  • KM Grade
  • KI Grade
  • SP Grade
  • P16 Grade
  • MP Grade

Eucalyptus Nitens

Also known as Plantation Ash or Shining Gum, is an exclusively plantation grown hardwood species suitable core veneer production where density & strength are a factor or high quality woodchip production for pulp & paper. It is light in colour and unlike most other Eucalypt species, has minimal end splitting or checking during accumulation for export.

Export Grades suitable for the production of core veneer are:

  • N12 Grade – Min SED 12cm +
  • N14 Grade – Min SED 14cm +
  • N15 Grade – Min SED 15cm +

Minor Export Species

Eucalyptus Globulus

Also known as Southern Blue Gum, as plantation species predominantly used for the production of woodchip for high grade pulp & paper but also for core veneers for the container flooring industry.

Eucalyptus Saligna

Also known as Sydney Blue Gum, a dense hard species, dark pink to red brown in colour, suitable for flooring, joinery, veneer, furniture, cladding & construction.

Eucalyptus Sieberi

Also known as Silvertop Ash, a dense hard species, pale brown in colour, suitable for veneer, handles, general construction.

Tasmanian Oak

Tasmanian Oak is the trade name for a mixture of two or more species from a group of about 8 species with similar appearance and features. The main species included are Mountain Ash (Eucalyptus Regnans), Alpine Ash (Eucalyptus Delegatensis) and Messmate (Eucalyptus Oblique). Used extensively for the production of veneers, furniture, flooring & joinery.

Eucalyptus Diversicolor

Also known as Karri, a dense hard species, pale pink to reddish brown in colour, suitable for flooring, joinery, veneer, furniture, cladding & construction.