SA, formerly Satipel Industrial SA, is a Brazil-based company. It is
in the production and sale of medium density fiberboard (MDF) and
density particleboard (MDP) panels and derivatives for the furniture
civil construction industries, among others, through its WOOD division.
Additionally, the Company is engaged in sanitary metal fittings,
chinaware and related accessories, offered in the DECA division. The
operates 12 industrial plants in Brazil and one in Argentina. It is
present in the United States and Europe, through the commercial
Duratex North America and Duratex Europe. It also has forestry
including the production of eucalyptus. As of December 31, 2009, the
subsidiaries were Duraflora SA, Satipel Florestal Ltda and Duratex
Ltda among others. Duratex SA is jointly owned by Itausa –
Itau SA and Companhia Ligna de Investimentos.