A MODERN PRODUCER OF CERTIFIED HARDWOOD PRODUCTS

GGF Group SA is an FSC-certified sustainable forest products company, owning forest concessions and sawmilling facilities in the Loreto region of Peru.

A LEADER IN SUSTAINABILITY

We are committed to high standards of environmental stewardship and social responsibility.

CREATING VALUE

Our high quality hardwood products are sold around the world, earning valuable income for Peru and creating jobs in Loreto.

WE ARE | GGF GROUP

GGF group was established in 2008 and has its headquarters in Iquitos, Peru. Our operations are vertically integrated and GGF owns forest concessions, river barges and forest machinery and operates two sawmills. We produce high quality sawn and planed hardwoods, mainly for export.

FSC Certified:  GGF’s forest operations are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (License codes: RA-COC-007745 for Chain of Custody and RA-FM/COC-005476 for forest management). GGF Group employs qualified professionals to cover all the operating needs of the group. As a team we work from the initial inventory of an extraction areas through operational planning, extraction and log transport to sawing drying and the production of final products such a flooring and decking.

WHAT WE|Think

Headquartered in Iquitos

GGF Group believes that private enterprise and sustainable management of the forest go hand in hand. We understand that we are guardians of a precious natural resouce and we are committed to looking after the forest for future generations.

FSC Certified

For the GGF Group being FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified is a clear way of demonstrating to our stakeholders that we are assuming our responsibilities as custodians of our forest concessions. Sustainable management of the forest, minimal environmental impact and our social responsibility are key to our company philosophy. We have been certified since 2011.

Vertically Integrated

As a group of related companies, GGF is well positioned to deliver on its objectives. We have 250,000 hectares of concessions, extraction machinery, two sawmills, drying and machining capacity as well as a fluvial fleet for river transport.

ALCANFOR MOENA

ALCANFOR MOENA

Alcanfor Moena is a heavy wood of high density, which presents the average linear contractions and the volumetric contraction is stable. The T / R ratio indicates ...

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ANA CASPI

ANA CASPI

Ana caspi is a heavy wood, with medium linear contractions and stable volumetric contraction.

For mechanical strength it is at the limit of the medium category with ...

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CAIMITILLO

CAIMITILLO

The Caimitillo is a moderately heavy wood, presents low linear contractions and stable volumetric contraction. For the mechanical resistance it is placed in the limit of the ...

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LAGARTO CASPI

LAGARTO CASPI

Lagarto Caspi is a very heavy wood, which has low linear contractions and stable volumetric contraction.

For mechanical resistance it is placed in the high category.

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HUAYRURO

HUAYRURO

Huayruro is a wood of high basic density, has medium linear contractions and stable volumetric contraction. For the mechanical resistance it is placed in the limit of ...

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MASHONASTE

MASHONASTE

Mashonaste is a wood of low density moderately light, has a low contraction; Comparable to mahogany.

Drying presents a considerable increase in most of its properties. It ...

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PALISANGRE

PALISANGRE

Palisangre is a moderately heavy wood, it has low linear contractions and the volumetric contraction is stable.

For mechanical resistance, it is at the limit of the ...

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REQUIA

REQUIA

The requia is a very heavy wood, which presents low linear contractions and stable volumetric contraction.

For mechanical resistance, it is situated at the upper limit of ...

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TORNILLO

TORNILLO

The Tornillo is a moderately heavy wood, it presents medium linear contractions and stable volumetric contraction. The mechanical resistance is at the limit of the middle category.

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ZAPOTE

ZAPOTE

The Zapote is a heavy wood, which presents low linear contractions and the volumetric contraction is stable. For mechanical resistance it is situated at the limit of ...

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WOOD | TYPES

We manage natural forests with a huge diversity of tree species. Here is a representative selection of some of those species.

Each year`s inventory is different in terms of the species and the volumes available of each species so it is impossible to maintain a constant stock of each wood type.  

ALCANFOR MOENA

Alcanfor Moena is a heavy wood of high density, which presents the average linear contractions and the volumetric contraction is stable. The T / R ratio indicates that it is of average contraction. It presents mechanical resistance at the limit of the medium category with the high category.

The wood is moderately difficult to saw by its embrace and medium to high mechanical strength. Presents regular workability, good finish to the tournament, brushing, molding and drilling.

Slow natural drying susceptibility to stains, regular at the same time with a mild to moderate drying program. During the drying of the wood is stable with low risk of warping.

Sapwood is susceptible to biological attack of fungi and insects, the heartwood is resistant under normal conditions even when it is in contact with the soil and the moisture content of the medium. It is kept under pressure with the empty cellulose method and with preservatives sold, the sapwood has a high degree of absorption, poor heartwood.

ANA CASPI

Ana caspi is a heavy wood, with medium linear contractions and stable volumetric contraction.

For mechanical strength it is at the limit of the medium category with the high category.

Hardwood is used by locals for the manufacture of canoes, boat helmets in naval constructions; Also in bodies, heavy structures, props, pillars, beams, columns, sleepers, parquet, floors, posts, decorative panels, door frames and windows.

CAIMITILLO

The Caimitillo is a moderately heavy wood, presents low linear contractions and stable volumetric contraction. For the mechanical resistance it is placed in the limit of the average category with the high category.

The wood is homogeneous and has few internal tensions, so its sawmills are moderate, its medium mechanical resistance allows to obtain high productivity. Its workability is easy but it deflates the cutting elements by the presence of silica.

It behaves well to drying; Outdoors in a moderate form, boards of one inch thick are dried in 40 days; Performs well on artificial drying, with a soft program of 10 days for a thickness of two inches, with a severe program in a time of 55 hours, resulting in a good quality product. Being moderately resistant to biological attack, it is recommended to be preserved by the immersion method for wet wood, and by the cold hot bath method for dry wood. It has regular impregnability.

LAGARTO CASPI

Lagarto Caspi is a very heavy wood, which has low linear contractions and stable volumetric contraction.

For mechanical resistance it is placed in the high category.

Wood moderately difficult to saw but high mechanical properties.

It has slow natural drying and good behavior to the artificial drought with a soft program.

Sapwood is susceptible to biological attack and the heartwood has high natural durability and does not require preservation.

HUAYRURO

Huayruro is a wood of high basic density, has medium linear contractions and stable volumetric contraction. For the mechanical resistance it is placed in the limit of the average category with the high category.

The wood is moderately difficult to saw because of its hardness and mechanical strength. Presents regular workability, good brushing and molding behavior; Drilling is moderately difficult.

Of slow natural drying, good behavior to the artificial drying, with severe program the wood is stable with low risk of warping.

Good natural durability. Moderately resistant to biological attack, the sapwood is susceptible to biological attack, the heartwood is resistant and therefore does not require preservation. It shows little impregnability with the vacuum-pressure preservation system. Although the logs are large in size, their yield in the final product is usually low because of the high proportion of sapwood.

MASHONASTE

Mashonaste is a wood of low density moderately light, has a low contraction; Comparable to mahogany.

Drying presents a considerable increase in most of its properties. It has a tensile strength of 20.4 kg / cm corresponding to that of the tangential face and 16.2 kg / cm in the radial, for the transverse face it is 16.2 kg / cm.

Due to its low mechanical resistance it is easy to work and a relatively soft and clean surface can be obtained. Excellent quality when brushed and molded. To turn it is necessary to use regularly high speeds and sharp blades. Good performance when painted and varnished

It is easy and quick drying in the air, presents minimal risks of deformations and cracks, precautions must be taken to avoid the contraction of the sapwood during drying in the air. It shows good behavior to artificial drying with a strong program; With a drying time of 45 hours to reach 12% moisture content, only a slight cracking at the ends occurred.

PALISANGRE

Palisangre is a moderately heavy wood, it has low linear contractions and the volumetric contraction is stable.

For mechanical resistance, it is at the limit of the average category.

The wood is easy to saw, presents good workability, tends to repel, allows good finishes.

It exhibits good behavior when artificial drying, without significant risks.

It has medium natural durability, is susceptible to biological attack on dry wood; presents medium impregnability, it is advisable to preserve it.

REQUIA

The requia is a very heavy wood, which presents low linear contractions and stable volumetric contraction.

For mechanical resistance, it is situated at the upper limit of the category.

Wood presents some difficulty for sawing due to its high hardness, which requires stellated saws; It produces a dust that causes irritation, having to use masks and protectors to process it.

Dry wood is even more difficult to work with, it is recommended to work with fast steel brush tools and strawberries with widia.

TORNILLO

The Tornillo is a moderately heavy wood, it presents medium linear contractions and stable volumetric contraction. The mechanical resistance is at the limit of the middle category.

Wood is moderately easy to saw because of its medium mechanical resistance.

It presents good workability and appropriate finishing for the production of structural parts for the construction of houses, doors and windows.

It dries quickly, it can withstand heavy hours in artificial drying, taking approximately 55 hours, it is stable with low risk of warping.

The sapwood is susceptible to biological attack, the pieces with sapwood need to be preserved by vacuum pressure system; the heartwood is resistant and therefore the pieces of full duration do not require preservation.

ZAPOTE

The Zapote is a heavy wood, which presents low linear contractions and the volumetric contraction is stable. For mechanical resistance it is situated at the limit of the median category.

Due to its hardness, cross-linked grain and silica content, it is advisable to use stellite saws for the sawing of the wood.

It presents good behavior to the artificial drying with a soft program for thicknesses of two inches.

It has good natural durability, resistant to the attack of fungi, although sawn wood usually has the defect called "fish eye"; it does not require preservation.

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