Eucatex: A Leader in Building Materials

Eucatex Group was founded in 1951. Eucatex began operation in Salto, which is the capital of the Salto Department in Uruguay in 1954. Eucatex is a Brazilian company. They first focused on producing and selling linings and insulation from eucalyptus wood fibers. Eucatex rapidly grew, evolving into what they are today. This company now sells to furniture manufacturers, large industrial construction, packaging, doors, plates, and even cars and toys. Nic.br said the company works in both the construction and the furniture industry. In construction, Eucatex makes laminate flooring, modular partitions, doors, and coatings. Specifically when it comes to laminate flooring, Eucatex manufactures Eucafloor, which is composed of several lines. These include Prime, Evidence, Elegance, Classic, and Rustic.

Eucatex has three factories: Firstly, plates, paints and varnishes continue to operate in Salto. Eucatex offers a variety of paints. Some of the lines include Premium and Peg & Paint. Eucatex also ensures their paint will leave a quality finish. Eucatex also uses an E-Color tinting system so its consumers can have over 2,000 color options available to them. This factory is open in San Paulo.

Eucatex is also in the business of waterproofing. They launched a line of waterproofing material to control moisture and to stop infiltration in both internal and external environments. Two of the products developed specially for waterproofing are the Eucatex Waterproofing Wall Five in One and Eucatex Waterproofing White to Lajes.

Panels and flooring have moved to Botucatu, which is a city in southeastern Brazil. Finally, the forestry unit utilizes a seedling nursery.

Flavio Maluf has been the Chief Executive Officer of Eucatex since 2005. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Executive Officers for the company. Mr. Maluf received his Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering Engineer at Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado, FAAP. While in charge, Maluf has made Eucatex a multi-billion dollar company. His leadership and industry knowledge are what led to his success.

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