Merbau, Makore Wood, Hard wood lumber, Global Trading Company Ltd, our Products is committed to practicing responsible forestry and producing sustainable forest products that will meet the needs of society and protect the future of working forests and that of the wood market around the Globe.
Global Trading Company Ltd manufactures over 30 million board feet of African Hard wood forest products per year and maintains over 500,000 acres of company and client forests, an in-house timber harvesting division, and a forestry consulting service for landowners.
Global Trading Company Ltd has 8 sawing lines in its Douala and Yaounde sawmill, the last having been installed in November 2021. Its production capacity can thus reach 10000m3 of cuttings per month. 90% is intended for export.
600 people work in the transformation of the 42 species of wood exploited. The wood is cut into planks or dried and planned to be ready for the construction of terraces, saunas, wood floors and many more.
Our New Yaounde saw mill specializes in wholesale kiln dried and hard lumber, dimension products, and log exports. We ship from both the port of Kribi and Douala International Terminal.
Species: Tali, Okan, Padauk, Doussie, Iroko, Billinga, Bubinga, Ebony, Okoume, Wenge, Pachyloba.
All of our wood is sourced from the South part of Cameroon, a region renowned the world over for its strong and superior hardwoods.
By combining the latest in manufacturing technology with a vast raw materials base and an unflagging commitment to forest conservation, Global Trading Company Ltd are able to offer our customers unsurpassed quality, value, knowledge, and service.
Our main market is Asia, along with Vietnam, India and China. Next comes Europe, with outlets in France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands and Belgium. Finally, North America and the Middle East. Global Trading Company Ltd generates around 95% of its turnover from exports.
Everything we harvest in the forest has a use, and nothing goes to waste. Logs too small for milling become firewood. Bark, wood chips, and sawdust left over from our manufacturing are recycled into mulch, biomass fuel, animal bedding, wood pellets, and reactive playground surfacing.
Facilities: sawmill with optimized edger; plain sawing and quarter and rift sawing, 240,000’ capacity biomass-powered kilns, planing mill and dimension plant
Global Trading Company Ltd has a 1nd transformation unit which allows the production of finished products such as terrace boards (Deck) and planned S4S and E4E joists which serve as a support for parquet floors, terraces, etc.
Global Trading Company Ltd also has 12 drying cells, three of which were commissioned in July 2019. The drying cells have a capacity of approximately 600 m 3 of KD (Kiln Dried) or seasoned wood per cycle, ie 1,500 m 3. per month.
The sawmill has its own potting service before transport to the Autonomous Port of Douala. This provision helps speed up the procedures for exporting and delivering customer orders.