Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces Expands High Pressure Laminate Business in Mexico

(AUSTIN, TX October 9, 2015) – Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces has reached an agreement with Maderas y Sinteticos (Masisa) to supply Masisa’s High Pressure Laminate (HPL) design line in Mexico, effective immediately. Wilsonart will produce the HPL at its existing North American manufacturing facilities to supply Masisa Mexico’s customers, including Masisa’s broad distribution network of Placacentros.  As part of the agreement, Wilsonart will also re-assume the Wilsonart brand and trademark for Mexico.

“We look forward to working with Masisa to serve their customer needs in Mexico,” says Timothy J. O’Brien, CEO of Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces.“ "This allows us to expand our HPL designs in Mexico and our strategic alliance with Masisa.”

Wilsonart is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of High Pressure Laminates, Quartz, Solid Surface and other engineered surfaces used in furniture, office and retail space, countertops, worktops and other applications. The company operates under the Wilsonart®, Resopal®, Polyrey®, Ralph Wilson®, Arborite and Durcon® brands and has achieved success through a combination of outstanding service, high-quality products and a focus on continuously redefining decorative surfaces through improved performance and aesthetics.

Masisa is one of the Latin America´s leading manufacturers and distributors of wood particle and fiber boards for furniture making and interior architecture. Its main products are: medium density fiberboard (MDF), medium density particleboard (MDP), particleboard (PB) and melamine-coated boards (Panelart and MDF Smart), which are produced according to stringent quality controls and high environmental and social standards.

Published at: 10-09-2015