Timber in other context can mean lumber. However, timber or lumber can be said to be trees that are grown in order to produce wood. This article takes a look at some of the timber companies in Ghana.
Timber In Ghana
The FAO in 2015, stated that, Ghana’s land surface area is 22.8 million hectares and 9.3 million hectares out of the 22.8 hectares is a forested land. Ghana has roughly 2.6 million hectares of forest reserve land and about 715,000 hectares of this, have been made available for natural timber production. Timber companies in Ghana, have been directly involved in the production of timbers here and even before they get exported.
Uses Of Timber In Ghana
ITTO in 2017, also stated that, the exportation of timber by Ghana, fetched about 230.2 million US dollars in 2015. From paper manufacturing, export to construction and then to fuel, timber has been a very useful natural resource.
Major Species Of Timber In Ghana
Some of the major timber species in Ghana include: Sapele, Sapelli (Entandrophragma cylindricum), Teak (Tectona grandis), Abachi, Wawa (Triplochiton scleroxylon), Limba, Ofram (Terminalia superba), Ceiba, Fromager (Ceiba pentandra), Rosewood, Kpatro (Pterocarpus erinaceus), African mahogany (Khaya spp.), Gmelina (Gmelina arborea), Afzelia, Papao, Doussie (Afzelia spp.), Aniegre, Asanfina (Aningeria spp.) and etc…
List Of Timber Companies In Ghana
Without any ado, let us out figure out some of the timber companies in Ghana.
1. Asuogyaman Company Limited
One of the renowned timber companies in Ghana is the Asuogyaman Company Limited. The company was established in 1989 purposely for the sale of plywood. As time goes by, different branches were opened in Accra central, Kumasi, Jasikan, Tema and Weija to supply building materials in Ghana. However, after winning the hearts of many customers, the company have had customers in Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso and Togo.
You can contact the award winning timber company thru +233302665352. Again, you can email them at [email protected].
2. Logs And Lumber Limited
Logs And Lumber Limited, Kumasi is another outstanding timber company in Ghana and it was corporated in 1967. The company specializes in producing a wide range of high quality wood products from almost every timber species. Their logging concession gives their customers the option to choose any species
Slicer, Sawmill and Moulding, are the major departments in the company.
You can contact them via +233-032-2025227/8 | 032-2025556 or yet still, email them at [email protected].
3. Specialized Timber Products Limited
Specialized Timber Products Ltd. is a Kumasi based timber factory. They are one of the timber companies in Ghana that specializes in the production of products from Lesser Used Species (Koto, Celtis, Antiaris,Yaya).
Contact them through +233244444445 / 0322024315.
Samartex Timber & Plywood Company Limited is one of the big timber companies in Ghana. It came into existence in 1995 and has since produced a wide variety of wood products. Plywood, veneer are just some few of their products. The company have a Saw Mill, Moulding Mill, Veneer plant and Ply Mill for their mass production.
Contact them via +233 27 7100144/ + 233 27 7100123/ +233 27 7100823 or email them at [email protected].
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5. Agrihayyi Farms
Agrihayyi Farms was established in 2003 and it is located in the Volta Region. They are one of the timber companies in Ghana that are involved in the supplying of quality hardwood logs. Teak, Papao, Doussie and Rosewood, are some of the hardwood logs they supply.
Contact them via +233 24287 3718.
6. H & M Timber Limited
They are one of the leading suppliers of construction and finishing materials such as marine plywood, telescopic props, clips and clamps, tie rods, scaffolding and etc..
Contact them via +233 (0) 303311221 or yet still, email them at [email protected]
There are several timber companies in Ghana however, the above ones are just some few of them.