Wood : 5 years to make the sector competitive
The Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region counts today more than 45 000 employees and 16 700 companies in the forest-wood sector, who have now the possibility to applicate in order to obtain a part of the 52M€ intended to modernize the wood sector in the region.
The Haute-Loire area was selected for the development of the “Wood plan”. The example of the Delorme sawmill, who won 37M€, for the 2017 - 2021 period, including 80% in investments.
Moreover, 15 M€ will be distributed over five years by the FEADER (Fonds européen agricole pour le développement rural). The 12 departments of the region, and more particularly the companies and actors will share the 52M€.
What goal for this regional plan? To accompany a regional forest-wood sector, solid and competitive, at a national and European level.