Eucatex Through The Years
On November 23, 1951, Eucatex was established. Eucatex was the first Brazilian corporation to act of the environment and operate the eucalyptus as a key material to produce ceiling tiles and panels. Eucatex jump started their company in 1954 opening their first mill. At this time Eucatex started producing softboards. Shortly after, Eucatex started to progress and mass produce various products in their company line.
In 1956 Eucatex started to transform their company. During the late 1950’s the company inaugurated its first elective divisions in several locations throughout Brazil, including Buenos Aires. Production skyrocketed as the company grew increasing by multiple tons each day.
In 1994, Eucatex brought another factory to the company. This gave Eucatex the opportunity to ramp up their production. They started to develop a complete line of their products. Also, they started to manufacture MDP panels in the upcoming years in 1996. In 1996, Eucatex products received international acknowledgement and became the first South American business of its region to receive the award ISO 9001.
The CEO of Eucatex is Flavio Maluf. Maluf is an entrepreneur and mechanical enginner. He graduated from FAAP, a school located in Brazil. Maluf is also the president of the GrandFood group company. He has been the CEO of Eucatex since 2005. Maluf is responsible for the progression of this company as he has helped it grow throughout the world.
Today, Eucatex is operating at a very high level. In the recent past, a new technology was installed in the facilities. This has led to the mass production of producing panels and exceptional machinery and automated opposition to manufacture a myriad of furniture products. Eucatex has progressed as being one of the markets’ leaders. They celebrated their 60th anniversary in 2011. Today, the company now has 2,201 employees and exports to 37 countries.