WR Carpenter PNG is the largest single owner of land in Papua New Guinea. Balsa trees are grown and harvested on WRC land. It does not rely on outside suppliers of landowner agreements or any vagaries of quality and supply.
The volcanic soil and climate combination in Papua New Guinea are ideal conditions for optimal growth. Silverculture of seed stock for good genetics is actively practiced in our company’s nurseries as is careful harvesting for good quality balsa logs.
Our Gunanur manufacturing factory is centrally located to plantation sites for good transport logistics. Time of harvest to milling and process time interval is minimized, resulting in little to no oxidization or staining of green lumber.
We supply our Balsa in: