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Masisa is world reference in MDF and MDP

04/03/2015

Masisa is considered one of the leading companies in manufacturing MDF (medium density wood fibers) and MDP (medium density wood particles) for furniture and interior architecture. Their products are known for quality, innovation and varied design. The quality standard Will be in the 5th Forest Fair, which takes place from 12 to 14 May 2015, in Nova Prata, Rio Grande do Sul.

In Latin America, Masisa has 12 industrial sites, two in Brazil (Ponta Grossa, Paraná, and Montenegro, in Rio Grande do Sul), seven in Chile and three in Argentina, Mexico and Venezuela. In Brazil, the Masisa panels are marketed in the furniture industry and through multi-brand retailers. Their manufactured products are of high standard of international quality.The MDF (medium density wood fibers) and MDP (medium density wood particles) are of E-1 type, European regulations that identify products of low formaldehyde emission and which is the pioneer in Brazil in obtaining such classification. This means more safety, health and well-being for consumers and for those who handle the panels.

The industrial sites have ISO 9.001 certification for quality management, ISO 14.001 for environmental management and OHSAS 18.001 of health and quality. Masisa is the first company of wood panels certified with the Ecological label of the Brazilian Association of Technical Standards (ABNT), apart from the FSC® Chain of Custody stamp, of the Forest Stewardship Council, which proved our strict sustainable practices.

The company is committed to managing its business in a sustainable way, considering the social and environmental variables as part of its business strategy. Their strong commitment to sustainable development has led the company to be differentiatial in the market due to their responsible management of social and environmental issues. Masisa recognizes the importance of environmental responsibility and encourages operational practices that reduce the environmental impact related to their activities. This translates in the careful use of renewable resources, the incorporation of eco-efficiency and environmental risk management in the decision-making process.