We are a public listed Brazilian company, controlled by Itaúsa – Investimentos Itaú S.A. and Ligna - Companhia Ligna, with our shares being traded at BM&FBovespa under the ticker code DTEX3. We have significant activities in the retail market of to the building and furniture industry.
Operating in two business areas – Deca and Wood, we sell various product lines mainly focused on the finishing segment of the building sector (metal fittings and vitreous chinaware with the brand names Deca and Hydra, and laminated flooring, Durafloor) and the manufacture of furniture (industrialized wooden panels, such as MDF – Medium Density Fiber Board, MDP – Medium Density Particle Board and hardboard, as well as Multiform components).
Our sales are predominantly to the domestic market, although we sell our products to more than 35 countries. We are placed among the 10 largest global players in the segment in which we operate, and we are the largest producer of industrialized wood panels and metal bathroom fittings in the southern hemisphere. Moreover, we are a leader in the Brazilian market in the vitreous chinaware and metal fittings segments.
Headquartered in São Paulo, Duratex has more than 11.7 thousand employees and 14 industrial units strategically located in the states of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, Paraíba, Rio Grande do Sul and Rio de Janeiro. The Company also has operations in Colombia, with a stake of 80.62% in the share capital of Tablemac, largest company in the sector panels that country. Duratex has an area of about 237 thousand hectares of planted forests and conservation areas distributed in São Paulo, Minas Gerais and Rio Grande do Sul.
Net income in 2014 was R$ 3.984,5 million, net income was R$ 359 million and shareholders' equity of R$ 4.608 million. The market value of the Company's year end 2014 was R$ 5,3 billion.
In 1Q 2015 revenues totaled R$ 1.001,5 million. Recurring net income was R$ 68,5 million.