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

Jan 29th, 2015

An ariel view of the mill to receive the investment.

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 […]