Fountains Forestry Changes Name to F&W

ALBANY, Ga., Jan. 9 — Fountains Forestry, a leading forest management company in the Northeast U.S. acquired by F&W Forestry Services, Inc., in 2016, is changing its name to F&W Forestry Services. The name change, which reflects the company’s deepening relationship with its parent corporation, was effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Georgia-based F&W is one of America’s premier forest resource consulting, management and real estate firms. The acquisition of Fountains Forestry, which includes six offices operating in the hardwood forest regions of New England and Appalachia, was completed in April 2016.

one of America’s premier forest resource consulting, management and real estate firms,

“F&W and Fountains share many common core values, the two most important being excellence in forest management and customer service,” said F&W President Marshall Thomas. “The assimilation of Fountains into F&W has gone so smoothly that we agreed the timing was right to consolidate both forest management operations under one identity.”

F&W has more than 300 employees and manages over two million acres (900,000 hectares) of forest and woodlands worldwide.

Two other companies acquired by F&W in April, Fountains Land Inc., a retail real estate firm operating in the Northeast U.S., and Fountains Forestry UK, Ltd., a forest management and real estate firm operating in the U.K., will retain their names.

 

About F&W:

Established in 1962, F&W Forestry Services, Inc., of Albany, Ga., is one of the nation’s oldest and largest forest consulting and management firms. The company handles timber sales, provides comprehensive forest management and consulting services, and offers real estate service and timberland investment opportunities.  The company maintains a network of 25 offices in 14 U.S. states comprising the Southern pine belt, the Central and Appalachia regions, the Northeast, and Oregon in the Pacific Northwest. F&W also manages private forestland internationally through 12 offices located in Canada, Uruguay, Brazil, France, and the United Kingdom.