Duratex is a public listed Brazilian company, with shares traded at B3 stock exchange under the ticker code DTEX3.The Company integrates the Novo Mercado segment, consisting of companies regarded with the highest standards of corporate governance. In addition, Duratex is a member of the ISE (Sustainability Index) portfolio since 2008.
The Company’s main shareholders are Itaúsa – Investimentos Itaú S.A. and Ligna - Companhia Ligna, which have 60% and 20% of ownership, respectively. The remaining 40% are in free float.
Duratex operates in two main business divisions – Deca and Wood. The Deca division focuses mainly on ceramics, metal fittings and tiles under the brands Deca, Hydra and Ceusa, respectively. In terms of the Wood Division, Duratex focuses on both the production of MDP (Medium Density Particle Board) and MDF (Medium Density Fiber Board) panels, as well as laminated flooring, under the brand Durafloor. The Wood Division also encompasses Forest Solutions, in which Duratex cultivates over 275 thousand hectares of eucalyptus using advanced technology.
The domestic market is responsible for most of the sales, however, Duratex exported to over 50 countries in 2017. Besides being a leader in the Brazilian market, Duratex is the largest producer of industrialized wood panels and metal bathroom fittings in the southern hemisphere.
Headquartered in São Paulo, Duratex had over 11 thousand employees in 2017, 17 industrial units located in Brazil, and 3 industrial units in Colombia.
Net revenue in 2017 was BRL 3,991million, net income was BRL 185 million and shareholders' equity was BRL 4.716 million. The market value of the Company year-end 2017 was BRL 6.3 billion.