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AFRY acquires MosaicMill Oy in Finland and aspires to be the global leader in Smart Forestry digital solutions

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AFRY has acquired MosaicMill Oy, a leading, Finland-based company that applies drone and satellite image data for forest inventory services. Through this acquisition, AFRY takes a significant step to become the global leader in Smart Forestry digital services and solutions.

”We warmly welcome MosaicMill as part of AFRY. Their competence and technology for accurate inventory data will play a key role as we develop our full offering of Smart Forestry digital services and solutions for the global market,” says Saara Söderberg, VP of Bioindustry Management Consulting, AFRY.

2021 06 02 111236MosaicMill’s technology enables forestry planning without traditional field work. With digitally collected, accurate data, owners can make well-informed and timely decisions for sustainable forest asset management.

“MosaicMill has developed drone based tree-wise inventory method since 2017. The solution enables fully digital work flow and forms a good basis for precision forestry applications,” said Ismo Hippi, Managing Director of MosaicMill. "We are excited to join forces with AFRY to continue to grow the business and expand AFRY Smart Forestry service offering.”

Today AFRY has also announced the acquisition of Simosol Oy, a Finland-based forestry technology company specialising in advanced simulation and optimisation for forestry. AFRY’s new, unique and exciting combined portfolio of technologies will create basis for precision forestry, by combining accurate tree-level inventory to other data sources and using proven simulation and optimization platform.

Together with MosaicMill and Simosol’s competence and technologies, AFRY can provide clients with a global Smart Forestry centre of excellence and be the forerunner for unique digital solutions and services for sustainable forest management.

”With high-quality inventory data and a world-class simulation and optimisation platform, AFRY will be able to serve major players in the market and integrate with forest management systems of all kinds, whilst strengthening our own offering for the whole forest management value chain,” continues Saara Söderberg.​

MosaicMill’s net sales in 2020 were SEK 4 million. The company will be consolidated into AFRY from June 2021.

AFRY is a European leader in engineering, design, and advisory services, with a global reach. We accelerate the transition towards a sustainable society.

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