Sonae Indústria is one of the largest wood based panels producers in the world. The product range includes:
MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard);
OSB (Oriented Strand Board);
production and sales of value added products and services - components, solutions and systems - for the furniture, building, decoration and DIY industries.
production of high pressure decorative laminates;
production of chemical products (formaldehyde and formaldehyde based resins).
On 31 December 2011, Sonae Indústria's workforce numbered around 4,712, on 27 production sites in 7 countries and sales locations in: Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada, Netherlands, Switzerland and South Africa.
In 2011, Sonae Indústria's consolidated turnover totalled 1,364 million euros:
Turnover by plant location:
In terms of sales by product type, the distribution in 2010 was as follows:
The company is formally managed by its Board of Directors.
In addition to the formal management organs of Sonae Indústria and its sub-holdings, there are several others whose mission is to ensure an effective distribution of competencies and capacities, as well as businesses co-ordination:
Horizontal Projects (managers from the different businesses dealing with a common theme, coordinated by a member of the Board of Directors)