NCT Forestry Co-operative Limited (NCT) was established in 1949 as a marketing co-operative catering to the needs of private and independent timber growers.

NCT is recognised as an international supplier of quality round wood timber, hardwood pulp chips and the largest forestry marketing organisation in southern Africa.

As a co-operative, its members who share in profits, own NCT. Today membership stands at 1 800 shareholding members, representing a total area of 300 000ha - 21% of afforested land in South Africa.