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Bringing a sustainable piece of nature into people’s life


Our mission is to ensure sustainability in worldwide hardwood forestry and to continuously provide
our customers as their preferred trading partner through knowledge, innovation and customer value.
Based on responsible purchasing policy we inspire and make way for the best solutions in tropical
hardwood to help our customer’s business succeed.



We aim to be the chosen and leading wholesaler of more than 40 species of high-quality exotic
hardwood sourced in accordance with sustainable forestry and from sawmills over the world
sharing our values. Our large and varied stock in Europe ensures almost instant delivery at
competitive prices based on our efficient supply chain.


Global Timber is buying, selling and shipping high-quality hardwood in significant volumes
in more than 40 countries in 6 continents. Our sales teams all over the world and efficient
supply chain ensure that we meet local market needs. Our flexibility and diverse product portfolio
enable us to immediately react to ever-changing market trends and to satisfy our costumers needs.


We encourage, promote and support environmental policies and conducts from our global sourcing
suppliers. We want to provide righteous conditions according to CSR in local areas worldwide.
We source from licensed log-suppliers and we support sustainable forestry. We are accountable
for ensuring that we will not benefit from or contribute to violations of human or labour rights.
We are a member and firm supporter of more leading international Timber Federations and certifications that support and promote responsible forestry and legal timber production.


Global Timber is an independent, Danish-owned company with four partners in our management. With individual competencies and years of experiences in global trading of hardwood, they represent a great team with a profound knowledge about the business of hardwood. Long term relations with top suppliers and industry-leading customers proves our track-record of being a reliable, financially strong and competent partner.


We support our employees all over the world in their lifelong education and their search of knowledge for the benefit of the individual, the company and our customers. Our team is built on a strong professional and personal drive, and a great companionship where we value and embrace the differences of each other.

Our office

Our modern headquarter is situated in Aarhus, Denmark. Meet our team members in Denmark, we will guide and help you with any query you might have. You also find the core of our business, our large stock, at the same address.

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Global Timber in Asia

As an international operator in the wood wholesale business, we have
sales offices around the world. Asia is one of our three important markets
and we have established long term relations with the local industry
and suppliers.

Per Friis Knudsen is CEO of our Asian subsidiary.
Please contact our Asian team for further information.

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