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Eucatex has its headquarters in Sau Paulo Brazil, but the company has opened offices in more than 12 countries. The company has grown rapidly reaching out to the remote communities in Brazil and the whole world. It has been in the forefront in promoting ethical concepts and social responsibilities in the surrounding communities. Since 2002, Eucatex has earned several awards and recognition due to its environmentally friendly products and corporate social responsibilities.
The history and business of Eucatex is very broad. The company was founded by Paulo Maluf, a renowned Brazilian politician. Currently, the son of Paulo Maluf is the president of the company. The company was founded in 1951 with starting with a single mill. During this period, the Brazilian economy was run by agricultural activities. Eucatex steadily expanded and grew to be one of the largest wood product export companies in the world. Currently, they have more than 3000 employees and import their products to more than 40 countries in the world. It is well known by many people that Eucatex is a premier manufacturer of varnishes, paints, wall partitions, laminate floors, hardboards, panels, and doors.
Eucatex has also not been left behind when it comes to community participation. The company runs several community-based charity programs that are geared towards helping the youth and women. The company also believes in the power of donating to the needy people. They have dedicated thousands of dollars in helping victims of natural calamities such as earthquakes, tornados, and hurricanes.
Segs.com told that many schools in Brazil have been in need of learning materials as well as refurbishing. Through social responsibility programs, Eucatex has donated a wide variety of building materials including paints, varnishes, hardboards and doors to several schools. Their employees also distribute diapers and foods to the needy people. The company also participates in Children’s Day, by giving out bags to school going children. So far they have helped more than 6, 000 pupils get school bags and school uniforms.
The person behind the current success of Eucatex is Mr. Flavio Maluf, a renowned entrepreneur, and mechanical engineer. In fact, this guy is all over in the Google search results. He has successfully managed to bring Eucatex to its present position because of his talents, hard work, and good education background.
Sustainability is a major concern for this company. They have the latest technology waste product recycling program that is dedicated to protecting the environment from environmental degradation. Their wood residue products are used to fill landfills. Their reforestation projects have saved more than one million trees.