Ekowood, a home-grown Malaysian brand, has made its imprint on world map of engineered solid hardwood flooring. From its humble beginning, Ekowood has spread its wings and the company’s products are now sold all across the globe.
Ekowood has taken bold steps by setting up overseas subsidiaries and offices in USA, Spain, Luxembourg, France and Hong Kong backed by seven warehouses in various parts of the world. Today, Ekowood has international presence, extensive market coverage and 90 per cent of Ekowood products are exported to over 35 countries.
The Ekowood factory in Malaysia has a built-up of 65,000 sq. mtr. (or 700,000 sq. ft) and a land area of almost three times the build-up. The total investment in the production plant is more than $30million and Ekowood has over 400 skilled and experienced employees. Ekowood is a world-class manufacturer that utilises the latest western European machineries and technology.
Ekowood is not only popular amongst architects and interior designers in Malaysia but it has had many prestigious projects awarded in various continents. For example: luxury residential projects in Germany, Spain, Portugal, Hong Kong, China, etc, public and commercial applications like art galleries and libraries in Japan, museums in Germany and Spain and golf course clubhouses and bungalows in China.
Ekowood has embarked on an unconventional path of brand establishment and management to differentiate and setting itself apart from other manufacturers or ‘traders’. As a result, Ekowood is rewarded with numerous awards and accreditations such as The Brand Laureate Award 2007 – 2008 for Best Brand in Product Branding (Malaysia & Asia Pacific) for Hardwood Flooring. The number one brand in Malaysia, Ekowood has also won the Brand Excellence Award many times. Ekowood is one of the first Asian manufacturers to adopt Välinge 5G profile successfully with excellent quality.
Ekowood is ISO 9001:2000 certified and ensures that the floors are safe and lasting. In addition, Ekowood floors surpass international standards such as ANSI, EN, BS, DIN and JAS. Ekowood is also the first Asian company in the wood flooring industry to be CE certified. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) certified that Ekowood is harvested from well-managed forests.
Ekowood is the first Asian company in the wood flooring industry to be CE certified
Ekowood is ISO 9001:2000 certified
Ekowood’s crossed-grain technology makes it 70 per cent more stable compared to conventional solid timber flooring