Company | Carmo
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About Us

Learn more about the history and path of Carmo Wood

History

Mission & Values

Production

Sustainability

Since 1980

Carmo is made up of a group of 10 companies based in Portugal, and the whole process of transformation, product creation, and technical development is Portuguese. Carmo offers a wide range of products in the national territory and across borders, in sectors as diverse as agriculture, the equestrian world, construction, tourism, leisure, security, and telecommunications.

History

O Grupo Carmo iniciou a sua actividade industrial em 1980, no entanto a ligação ao sector dos produtos químicos é anterior a 1955, ano em que é fundada a Anglo Portuguesa de Produtos Químicos, S. A., empresa pioneira no desenvolvimento do tratamento industrial de madeiras, quer em Portugal continental e ilhas, quer em países africanos de língua oficial portuguesa como fornecedores de produtos químicos e know-how. A actividade industrial começa com a produção de madeiras redondas, tratadas em autoclave, para agricultura, linhas de electricidade e telecomunicação. Mas depressa se alargou a produtos como parques infantis, mobiliário em madeira rústico e urbano e ainda decks em madeira. Mais recentemente a engenharia com base nas estruturas de madeira lamelada colada e maciça permitiram oferecer casas para habitação, escritórios, grandes estruturas de cobertura, pontes e uma infindável oferta de soluções.

Mission & Values

The Carmo Wood Group develops products and services of excellence in the forest sector, focusing on the value delivered to customers, the sustainability of their practices and the promotion of respect for the person, dignity and adequate working conditions. The Carmo Wood Group aims to be a benchmark for business excellence in the global forestry market by adopting a governance and business model geared to product and service innovation, process and practice effectiveness, planet sustainability and sustainable development. to the satisfaction, dignity, and respect of all stakeholders.

Production

Carmo operates primarily in the forestry sector, complementing the production of steel equipment. It especially develops solutions based on wood treated industrially by vacuum and pressure, already being considered as the largest European company in outdoor and indoor solutions in treated wood products, in number and volume. Our industrial activity began with the production of wood treated in autoclave for agriculture and poles for overhead lines. It has been extended to products such as playgrounds, rustic and street furniture, and even decks. Later on, the engineering-based wooden structures were used for housing, offices, large roofing structures, bridges, and other solutions. It has recently developed modern lines for Street and Garden Furniture and different landscaping equipment.

Sustainability

Treated wood: a sustainable solution. Treated wood is a building material, supplied and renewable by Nature, with a predictable performance, which removes and blocks carbon from the atmosphere for decades, with a low energy content and a pleasant aesthetic, appreciated by almost everyone. Wood preservatives were one of the first biocidal products subject to regulation and standardization in relation to these characteristics and, consequently, are now…

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