Posts Tagged ‘ Arauco ’

Leaders Share Lessons Learned from COVID-19

Oct 8th, 2020

Executives from all sides of the distribution chain shared how COVID-19 has changed their business models during a panel discussion held this week amid the annual conference of the World Millwork Alliance. It was a no-holds barred look at what leaders have had to face in recent months, what they are still confronting, and how […]

Experts Share Insights into Future of Moulding Supply

Oct 5th, 2020

When the World Millwork Alliance (WMA) kicked off its annual online tradeshow today—virtually—presenters wasted no time sharing how the current market conditions are making an impact. In a quick 15-minute session on the Future of Moulding Supply, Arauco’s Andres Alarcon and Bristol Feeney gave a rapid fire presentation with loads of key insights. Alarcon started […]

World Millwork Alliance: Next Week’s Lineup

Oct 1st, 2020

With COVID-19 hanging over the door, window and millwork industries, World Millwork Alliance aims to refresh its members’ strategies for the months ahead. Amid a juxtaposition between slow supply chains and increased demands, the Alliance’s upcoming conference is peppered with topics such as “Navigating Through the Pandemic” and “Recession-Proof Selling Skills.” It’s been a blessing […]

Exhibitors Say WMA’s Tradeshow Is Potent for Business

Oct 9th, 2019

World Millwork Alliances’ Annual Convention and Tradeshow is no International Builders Show. It doesn’t pack numerous exhibit halls the size of football fields. (Getting from one side to the other is more like reaching a first-down marker.) But the show also doesn’t carry the fat of outlying products, consumers and services—all of which can clutter […]

Arauco to Invest $30 Million in S.C. Mill

Jan 29th, 2015

Chile-based company Arauco is expanding in the U.S. The company’s board of directors recently approved projects that will expand particleboard and thermally fused laminate/melamine (TFL) production at its site in Bennettsville, S.C. The particleboard expansion, scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of this year, will increase production by 60 million feet annually through increased dryer capacity. […]

ARAUCO and Flakeboard Co. Ltd. Finalize Share Purchase

Sep 25th, 2012

ARAUCO and Flakeboard Co. Ltd. announced they have finalized the sale agreement for all outstanding Flakeboard shares to ARAUCO. Following this purchase ARAUCO will combine its particleboard and MDF plant in Moncure, N.C., with Flakeboard’s seven North American operating facilities, making ARAUCO the largest producer of MDF, particleboard, hardboard, and thermally-fused melamine panels in the […]

ARAUCO Acquires Flakeboard

Jun 11th, 2012

ARAUCO, a manufacturer of sustainable forest products, has signed an agreement to purchase Flakeboard, a manufacturer of panel products in the North American market, with seven production facilities throughout the United States and Canada producing MDF, particleboard and thermally fused melamine panels. “This acquisition further highlights ARAUCO’s intent to grow our composite panel business and […]

Expert Offers Picture of Millwork Market; Learn about Global Issues and Areas of Opportunity

Mar 27th, 2012

If you didn’t already know it, Mark Young, national sales and marketing manager, Arauco Wood Products, offered an overview of the moulding and millwork market to members of the Moulding and Millwork Producers Association who met last week in Santa Monica, Calif., and pointed out that global economics are definitely affecting the millwork industry. “People […]

ARAUCO Selected as Dual Finalist in RISI Awards

Sep 27th, 2010

Arauco, a manufacturer of sustainable forest products, has been recognized for its efforts in generating renewable energy from forest biomass, as well as for its remarkable business strategy. The company has been named as a finalist in two categories of RISI’s 2010 PPI Awards. RISI is an international recognized, forest products information service. It presents […]