A land rich in forests – innovative timber industry
Brandenburg is the most densely forested state in eastern Germany. The Märkische Kiefer (native species of pine) form the basis for a flourishing branch of industry. With 45 companies, the wood industry is predominantly medium-sized, alongside the large companies in Brandenburg.
Emerging economic sector
Fibreboards for the construction industry and laminate flooring for home comfort are important products of an up-and-coming economic sector. Innovative sawmills, timber construction companies, high-performance carpentry and well-known producers of wooden playgrounds round off the picture.
The Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (HNEE) has specialised in this topic, among others.