AKD Softwoods is a major regional employer
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, engagement, accountability, respect and teamwork
With sustainable pine plantations, we manage the whole lifecycle of production

AKD Softwoods


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AKD Softwoods is an integrated forestry and timber processing company, with its head office based in Colac, Victoria where it was founded in 1955. AKD is equally owned by four founding family company shareholders.

Supported by our 1000+ employees AKD is an innovative and progressive company focused on building a truly sustainable and internationally competitive business. The AKD team is committed to growth through investing in long-term sustainable assets and building strong relationships with customers and suppliers.

AKD proudly services its customers through sustainable forestry practices and employing the latest technologies available across its vertically-integrated operations, which comprise of: 9,000ha radiata pine estate, six large scale sawmills across Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, three post and preservation businesses, export operations from multiple locations and its own transport fleet.

AKD Softwoods. Reliable and sustainable...naturally.

Salvage Log Process


Following the devastating bushfires in New South Wales our Tumut site has been receiving and processing salvage log since March 2020. This video aims to answer all your questions and queries relating the process, safety and quality of product produced from salvaged log. Our Tumut team are still producing high quality structural grade timber for our customers and we thank you for your ongoing support of AKD.



Featured News

AKD Get Pink'd Up

AKD turns pink for the month of October, proudly supporting and raising awareness for breast cancer. 

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AKD Attends Futures Day

AKD travels to Gundagai High School to attend Futures Day. 

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RM Advancer Awards

On the 24th of October 2019, at a presentation function in Sydney, AKD was announced as a winner at the RM Advancer Awards.

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