Kronospan Group inaugurates wood processing factory in Brasov
The factory is equipped with the latest technology in wood processing industry and its capacity is of 350,000 cubic meters boards per year. Currently 270 staff works in Brasov factory, and subsequently their number will go up to 500. At the same time the investment will generate 3,000 indirect jobs in cooperating companies.
Due to the modern technology and advantageous costs, Brasov factory allows the fabrication of some highest quality products for the market in Romania, as well as destined to exports to Turkey, Bulgaria, Ukraine. Due to the excellent quality and simple processing, the OSB boards, materials used in construction that can reduce costs by 40 percent compared to traditional materials, can be used starting from classical building till packaging and do-it-yourself jobs. OSB boards can be used in all traditional fields for plywood and timber.
Kronospan decided to invest in Romania in 1999, when Brasov company started its activity. Set up in 1897, in Lungotz, close to Salzburg, Austria, Kronospan Group means more than 100 years of experience in the field of wood processing. At present, Kronospan is leader on the basic wood products market, holding 26 factories in 24 countries worldwide.