Danzer renames and unifies its Canadian veneer units in Quebec and Ontario
May 16, 2018 | 12:20 pm CDT
DURHAM, Ontario - Two Danzer businesses that had been operating under the Interforest brand will now be known as Danzer Canada, Inc.
Canada-based Danzer companies Interforest Ltd. in Durham, Ontario and Interforest Lumber, Inc. in Boucherville, Quebec, began trading together under the name Danzer Canada, Inc. effective May 1st.
"There are no changes whatsoever for employees and customers," says theAustria-based company. "For Danzer, the merger helps to simplify the structure of the group. The new name also provides a more consistent brand identity. "
Danzer employs over 30 people at its two Canadian sites. The plant located in Durham in Ontario specializes in splicing veneers and also sells veneers and lumber:
“Our focus is on producing spliced veneers for doors and panels. At that location we are in a position to fulfil smaller-scale specialist commissions in addition to large-scale industrial orders thanks to our highly flexible manufacturing processes,” says General Manager Ulrich Kaempfe. “We focus on delivering above-average service, short throughput times and consistently high-quality products.”
Danzer operates a veneer sales depot in Boucherville which has four employees. Danzer is a leading quality hardwood company with production facilities in North America and Europe. It has approximately 1,600 employees and services customers from 18 sales offices worldwide.
Founded in 1932, Danzer is managed by a third-generation family member. The company owns and sustainably manages forests in North America and produces sliced veneer, lumber and innovative value-added wood products for decorative purposes. Danzer products are used in high-quality furniture, kitchen cabinets, cars and other applications.
Danzer facts box:
One of the world’s largest producers of decorative hardwood.
Holding company located in: Dornbirn, Austria
Production sites: 4 in Europe, 5 in North America
Sales offices: 7 in Europe, 8 in North America, 3 in Asia
Product range: sliced wood, lumber, timber and logs, speciality products (Vinterio, 3D-Veneer)
Sales in 2017: EUR 210 million Euros
Supplies customers in 76 countries worldwide
Employees: 1,600 worldwide
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