Eucatex: A Top Brazilian Company


Eucatex is a Brazilian company that was established on November 23, 1931. It is recorded as the first Brazilian company that cares about the environment as they use eucalyptus as their raw material to make panels and ceiling tiles. In 1956, the company started opening their representative offices in several Brazilian Capitals and Argentina. The company has celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2011 as they are a leader in the market, and they have been a major manufacturer in Brazil. Today, we will go over Eucatex and why the company continues to thrive to this day.


Eucatex has received numerous awards throughout the years. The high-quality products and their initiatives in human resources are recognized by the society. Eucatex was featured in “As Melhores da Dinheiro 2010” which evaluated organizations’ performances that are based on five criteria’s that are Human Resources, Social Responsibility, Innovation and Quality, Financial Sustainability and Governance Cooperatively. The company was considered the best in managing their financial sustainability. As an addition, Eucatex is among the top two in Innovation and Quality, and they were in the top four companies in Human Resources.

The President

The president of Eucatex is Flavio Maluf. Maluf was born in São Paulo on December 2nd, 1961. He is a mechanical engineer and an entrepreneur, and also the president of the Grandfood group. In his past works, he was responsible for inventory control, training center, financial control of cost as well as central deployment of service. Maluf specializes in people management, focusing on customer support and after sales and is also fluent in English.

Before Eucatex, Maluf was a contract administrator in Embraer as his website resume shows. Prior to that, Maluf worked as a service manager in Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics for three years. His co-workers stated that he is a great leader and a professional, and he had a bright future ahead of him. He has worked in other companies such as Chiron Diagnostics, Interalpha, Informed Com and Ind to add to his management skills. Other than being a contract administrator and service manager, Maluf was in various positions in the family business such as sales manager, service coordinator and field service engineer, showing that he indeed has a wide variety of skills when running an effective company.


Eucatex is an amazing company that keeps improving each day. The have certifications such as the ISO14001, the CARB, as well as others. Eucatex values environmental legislation and advocates the rational use of forestry resources to take the world of business in a new direction with the products they develop.  Flavio Maluf is on Twitter too, where you can get further updates about where the company may be headed in the future.