Ence, the largest private forest manager in Spain

Management of forest areas, research applied to species-specific yield coefficients, their cultivation, care and maintenance for wood and biomass extraction are our main forestry activities.

Main objectives of our forestry activity

Development of wood and biomass productive capacity

Maintenance of direct and indirect environmental values (biodiversity, soil, air and water quality, etc.)

Development of the surrounding areas (job creation and income distribution, promotion of forestry sector, etc.)

Forest management in figures

Ence manages more than 67,000 ha in Spain of which 68% are owned by us. 71% has been allocated to the production of wood for pulp and 5% to biomass production. 22%, (around 15,000 hectares) has been allocated to the protection and conservation of ecosystems.

Ence’s forest assets in Spain are certified by the most advanced international standards in forest management and traceability and custody chain, such as the PEFC (Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) by 86% and the FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council®) with license number FSC-C081854 by 77%.

Boosting forest certification

Maintenance of enviromental values (biodiversity, soil quality, etc)

Support for forest owners

Forest R&D&i and biological fight against pests

Development of productive capacity

Protection of species and habitats

+ 67.200

hectares of forest stands managed by Ence (2018)


around 15,000 hectares dedicated to protecting and preserving ecosystems