Sonae Arauco is one of the largest wood-based solutions’ companies in the world. With a long-term business vision based on an industrial soul. Sonae Arauco’s commitment to sustainable development is borne out in its forest management certification, the implementation of a circular bioeconomic model and the permanent integration of recycled wood into the industrial process.
The company’s portfolio contemplates a vast range of products that cover the diverse necessities of the market, from the more standard to the most demanding from a technical viewpoint, as well as an extended range of decorative products, commercialized under the name Innovus (known as Novolam in the South African market).
The company resulted from a joint venture between two important worldwide players in the wood sector: Sonae Indústria and Arauco. Both share the same ambition to take wood further and a long-term business vision. The company currently employs around 3,000 staff in 9 countries (Portugal, Spain, Germany, South Africa, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Switzerland and Morocco), has 23 industrial and commercial plants, and sells its products in over 80 countries, reaching a turnover of circa EUR 800 million.