AKD Softwoods is a major employer, situated in the Colac region
Established in 1955, AKD Softwoods has a rich history
Utilizing state of the art x-ray and automation technology,
AKD minimizes waste.
AKD embodies values of honesty, commitment, and quality.
With sustainable pine plantations, we manage the whole lifecycle of production

AKD Softwoods


Based in regional Victoria, AKD Softwoods is a vertically integrated forest products Company. Founded in 1955, the Company proudly services local and international markets through sustainable forestry practices and employing the latest technologies available to produce a high quality product for all end users.

The Company's philosophy of 'stump to store' is managed through its 8,000ha radiata pine estate, two large scale sawmills, two post and preservation businesses, export operations from 3 locations and its own transport fleet. This philosophy allows the Company to ensure that its products are delivered on time, of the highest quality and produced in a flexible, reliable and sustainable manner.

AKD Softwoods. Reliable and sustainable...naturally.

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Featured News

AKD Breaking News

AKD and CHH are in advanced negotiations regarding the potential purchase of the Yarram (Vic) and Caboolture (Qld) sawmills.

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World's most modern sawmill

AKD Softwoods’ Shane Vicary says the expansion of the Colac business’s Forest Street plant is part of “AKD’s ongoing quest to be internationally competitive”

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National Innovation Award

AKD Softwoods has claimed a national forestry award for its innovation efforts and cutting-edge technology, which will make its Colac sawmill the most modern in Australia.

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