Flavio Maluf is the head of one of the largest wood product producing company in Brazil. His family had been in the business for decades, so it is only natural that he had been sworn in as an executive. He also owns a large share of the pet food chain GrandFood.
Flavio had started out working at Eucatex in 1987 in low-level positions. He has moved around into various fields of the company including sales and manufacturing. He was finally invited to the executive board one proving himself in 1996. He had also been advanced to President of the company in 1997.
Eucatex is an innovative company that produced materials in an environmentally friendly manner. With the lead of Flavio, the company had modernized to that of a company from a developed country. The aim of the company is to reach out into international markets, especially to their Latin American neighbors. They are considered to be one of the largest wood panel producers in Brazil.
Eucatex was founded in 1951 producing wood panels from eucalyptus trees. The company continues to obtain wood from the same areas outside of Sao Paulo. The first large factory opened up in Salto just a few years after the start of the company. It still continues to produce sheets and panels from raw materials. They had also opened up new branches to produce pain products and flooring tiles.
The company is currently running a forestry leasing program for landowners on the outskirts of Sao Paulo. Instead of using the land to lease for cash crops, rural farmers may maximize their profits by letting the company grow plantations of trees used for wood products. The offer long term lease plans for up to 12 years with the option to negotiate for longer periods.
The company has won numerous awards for their efforts in producing materials efficiently and environmentally friendly. They won the Anamaco TOP award in 2011 for compliance in modern environment preservation. Years before, they had also won The Home Depot Environmental Award for their door products. Their latest award was from Projeto Design’ Magazine for producing the highest rated laminate flooring. http://www.consultasocio.com/q/sa/flavio-maluf-pontes