Eucatex has long made sustainability a prime practice. In fact, Eucatex is globally recognized for the company’s commitment and best practices of sustainable development. A Brazilian company started in 1951, which manufactures furniture, wood flooring, paints, waterproofing, and fiberboard. The company exports products to over 50 countries around the world and has offices in Holland, the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom and Mexico.
Eucatex maintains and manages its own forest in São Paulo and has earned international certifications such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and the Green Seal, which is granted by the Forest Stewardship Council.
A company’s tone is set at the top and environmental sustainability is important to Eucatex Chief Executive Office, Flavio Maluf. Mr. Maluf has been the CEO for Eucatex for ten years. With a degree in mechanical engineering, he has brought engineering precision to management.
Environmental sustainability may become the tipping point and playing field for corporations. Companies who recognize and embrace sustainability principals will find themselves with a solid footing on the competitive landscape of corporate innovation
Beginning with ceiling tiles and panels made from eucalyptus wood, Eucatex is celebrating its 60th anniversary with complimentary products, such as paint and waterproofing. The laminate flooring produced by Eucatex is in high demand world wide, making Eucatex a market leader.
Mr. Maluf is proud of these accomplishments and lead Eucatex to sponsor a documentary about environmental preservation. Eucalyptus trees were introduced into Brazil in 1910. Environmentalists and global development researches find Eucalyptus trees attractive because they are fast growing and are beneficial economically.
Under the guidance of Flavio Maluf, Eucatex has grown to 2,201 employees who produce products that are technologically sound as well as and mechanically resistant and strong. After all, today’s families and business need flooring, furniture, paint, waterproofing and doors to be well made and durable. Its top quality products and focus on environmental responsibility resulted in Eucatex being named one of the ten best companies in corporate citizenship in Brazil year after year. Eucatex will continue to focus on innovation, top quality products, and environmental sustainability.