ArborGen

The Leading Commercialiser of Advanced Forestry Genetics

  • Through the application of a proprietary technology platform to its extensive forestry germplasm base, ArborGen selects, develops and sells high-value seedlings that substantially lift the productivity of purpose grown forests.

  • ArborGen has a strong and growing market position, with over 7,000 customers, including many of the world’s leading forest land owners and managers located in major commercial forestry markets - United States, Brazil and Australasia.

  • ArborGen’s largest sales position is in the US-South where the pine seedling market is showing strong growth as the US housing market continues to recover, expected to again exceed 1 billion seedlings in annual plantings by the end of the decade.

  • ArborGen is successfully encouraging its customers to switch to its high value advanced genetics products, by applying the established successful agricultural ‘model’, where ArborGen’s seedlings prices reflect a value-sharing of the increased value delivered by the genetics encapsulated in ArborGen’s seed.

World’s Largest Seedling Producer

  • ArborGen is the largest provider of tree seedlings to the global commercial forestry industry, currently producing 350+ million seedlings annually.

  • Its products, sold under the ArborGen brand name, are specifically developed for land owners and managers supplying the sawtimber, plywood and other structural wood products, packaging, pulp and paper, and industrial markets (including bioenergy).

  • ArborGen’s current focus is on loblolly pine, radiata pine and eucalyptus, which are among the world’s most widely-planted commercial species.

Strong Manufacturing Base

  • ArborGen manages 16 nurseries, 16 seed orchards, 32 distribution centres and three research and development facilities located throughout the United States, Brazil, New Zealand, and Australia.

  • ArborGen is headquartered in in Ridgeville, South Carolina.

  • ArborGen's website is www.arborgen.com

 

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