Södra Wood Ltd is the Södra Group’s sales and distribution company in the UK, promoting and distributing Södra Wood’s structural timber products. The company was formed following the acquisition of Cirencester-based Crown Timber in March 2016. Founded in 1938, Södra is Sweden’s largest forest-owner association. Its 52,000-plus members own just over half of all privately-owned forests in southern Sweden. It also trades as an international forest industry Group, processing its members’ forest products. Södra is one of the largest European suppliers of market pulp and has one of the largest sawmill operations in Sweden. The Group's operations span sawn and planed timber goods, interior products, paper pulp and biofuel. With 3,600 employees, the company’s sales turnover was SEK 24.3 billion in 2018.