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The story of Masonite South Africa begins in 1942, when US based company Masonite International first established a foothold in the African market. Evowood

Over the course of 70 years Masonite South Africa became a trusted manufacturer of the original hardboard product known as Masonite – a name that soon became synonymous with premium quality in the DIY, construction, carpentry and packaging industries. Through the commission of new board presses and the introduction of a softboard line, Masonite South Africa expanded.

The company boasts a proud legacy of manufacturing excellence, and holds an esteemed position as a global producer of high quality engineered wood products.

In 2016 Masonite South Africa was purchased by Millco, a consortium comprising two South African investment companies: Jacobs Capital and Black Bird Capital. Read more…