Santiago, Chile, 24 November 2008 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Masisa S.A. (Bolsa de Santiago: MASISA), a leading Latin American producer of wood boards for furniture, will hold its quarterly conference call on 01 December 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The company will discuss results for the quarter ended on 30 September 2008.
Eugenio Arteaga, Masisa's CFO, with Pablo Lanyi-Grunfeldt, Masisa's deputy CFO, will analyze the company's latest results, and will be available to answer questions from analysts and other stakeholders.
To participate in the conference call, contact the Investor Relations Team to obtain the contact numbers and passcode.
Masisa is a leading furniture and interior architecture board production and marketing company in Latin America. It owns forest assets in most of the region, thereby guaranteeing the raw material for its board business. Masisa's value proposal is to be a reliable brand, and a company close to all its stakeholders, anticipating market needs by means of product and service innovation, and operating responsibly towards society and the environment.
Masisa has 13 production plants in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, and Mexico, all of which are ISO 14,001 and OHSAS 18,001 certified. Masisa is currently building an MDP plant in Montenegro, Brazil, that will have an annual production capacity of 750,000 cubic meters of MDP and an annual melaminating capacity of 300,000 cubic meters. This plant will be the company's largest plant in Latin America, and it will mainly supply the Brazilian market. Masisa has three other divisions that operate in synergy with its core board division: forestry, solid wood, and retail. Masisa is a publicly traded corporation and its shares are traded on the Santiago Stock Exchange. The company had total sales of approximately USD 966 million in 2007.