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About MTO Group

The origin and essence of our core business is forestry and manufacturing with additional business interests in Agriculture, Biomass and Ecotourism. These business interests depend on that core while also contributing to our success by enabling a totally integrated approach to sustainable land use. 

MTO Group's pine seedlings in nursery
MTO Group's foresters busy harvesting and measuring pine logs

We produce timber from our internationally accredited pine plantations in the Eastern and Western Cape, and Eucalyptus plantations in Mpumalanga. Through our plantations and manufacturing processes we supply a basket of high-quality products which include: Sawlogs; Structural Lumber (treated and untreated); Transmission Poles; CCA and Creosote treated poles; Cross laminated Timber panels for Alternative Building Technology and Biomass from sawmilling and forestry residue. 

Lumber stacks in MTO Group's lumber yard
Sawdust processing for biomass

Expanding beyond our core operations, our ecotourism business presents a captivating range of recreational opportunities within our plantations which include: mountain biking; accommodation; hiking; trail running; bird watching; horse riding and fishing.

Mountain Biker on MTO Trails Garden Route's trails
Hiker with backpack walking to CLT huts in MTO Trails Garden Route

Employing a diverse workforce of 1,142 individuals, we remain committed to holistic transformation. Through our strategic pillars of growing our people, enterprise and supplier development, and socio-economic initiatives, we actively create sustainable communities surrounding our business locations.

Group photo of MTO Group's George employees
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