Brief historical tour
Our industrial activity starts in a modest sawmill in Portanxil (Ames). In 1937, Mr Manuel García Cambón gave business shape to the project and, in 1946, it became to be called FINANCIERA MADERERA S.A.
At that time, the company included five factories located in Portanxil, Negreira, Cesures, Noya and Vilagarcia.
Setting-up of the first production line of chipboard. Finsa creates its first commercial brand: FIMAPAN.
A second chipboard factory is set up in Santiago de Compostela. The company's heaquarters move to this new factory.
First Sales Office abroad: FINSA UK (United Kingdom).
Purchase of Orember.
Setting-up of the first production line of MDF in Cesures (the third in Europe). New Sales Office: FINSA BV (The Netherlands).
Finsa enters into the production of glues through the purchase of a share in Foresa.
Setting-up of FINSA FOREST PRODUCTS S.A. (Ireland).
Sales Office in Portugal (Lusofinsa).
The setting-up of MADIBERIA, Portugal, ends.
New production line of thin medium density fiberboard: FIBRANOR, located in Rábade, Lugo.
FINSA acquires most of INAMA's (Guernika) share capital. New Sales Office in Dubai (FINSA TRADE M.E.).
Sales Office in Italy (FINSA ITALY).
Sales Office in France (FINSA FRANCE).
Purchase of Bresfor (Portugal) and Intamasa (Teruel).
Sales Office in Poland (FINSA POLSKA).
Setting-up of UTISA.
Finsa enters into the printing business through the purchase of Decotec Printing.
Purchase of Ecar Chipboards (Lugo).
Purchase of Jomar Industries (Portugal).
Purchase of Mediland (France).
Purchase of Faus Group (Spain).
Purchase of Foresa France (France).
Shareholding in HM Plywood (South Africa) and Eastern Cape Veneers (South Africa).