Vandecasteele Houtimport

Vandecasteele Houtimport is located in Aalbeke (Kortrijk) and has grown into Europe’s premier timber stockist’s with vast quantities, specifications and species available of both hardwoods and softwoods.

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The Vandecasteele Houtimport Company is located 60 miles from Brussels, and 160 miles from Paris in het heart of Europe, it is easily accessible by the road network.

The Company was founded in 1883 by Louis Vandecasteele. In those days, wagon making was the main commercial activity. Desiré Vandecasteele, son of the founder, then added a small sawmill. Urbain Vandecasteele has been running the company for 60 years and has insisted on keeping the company’s family spirit. His son Stefaan Vandecasteele has taken over the company in the year 2000 and together with his son and daughter Louis and Margaux and their colleagues, he seeks to promote cordial relations with customers and suppliers alike, based on mutual trust. To increase timber stocks further, the company is expanding its’ storage capacity by adding an extra shed of 36,000m2. Then, Vandecasteele Houtimport will have 156,000m3 storage facility on 19.5 hectares.

Company information

VAT number (if any): BE 526 772 752
Creation Date: 1883
Member since: 11/10/2000

Place of business

Species (commercial n.): Merbau, Volume: 60 m3 Spot - 1 time , Length: 2.15+ m

Species (commercial n.): Itauba, Origin: Brazil

Species (commercial n.): Meranti, dark red (Nemesu, Seraya red)

Species (commercial n.): Tatajuba, Origin: Brazil

Species (commercial n.): Maçaranduba (Bulletwood, Beefwood, Quinilla)

Origin: Malaysia, Volume: 200.0 - 300.0 m3 per year, Thickness: 63; 72 mm

Species (commercial n.): Bangkirai (Yellow Balau), Origin: Malaysia

Species (commercial n.): Sipo (Utile, Asseng, Mufumbi), Origin: Cameroon

Species (commercial n.): Movingui (Ayan, Barre), Origin: Cameroon

Species (commercial n.): Padouk (Camwood, Barwood, Mbel, Corail)

Species (commercial n.): Doussie (Afzelia, Lingue, Apa, Chanfuta)

Species (commercial n.): Okoumé (Gaboon, Okaka, Azouga), Origin: Cameroon

News

2013-12-05

Vandecasteele acquires the entire stockholding of Precious Woods Europe

The Belgian family company, Vandecasteele Houtimport, has acquired the entire 8200 m3 of FSC certified Brazilian timber stocks as Precious woods ceases its European activitiesRead more

Contacts

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Mrs. Genevieve Standaert
Export manager
Languages spoken
English (United Kingdom) , Français , Nederlands
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Mr. Stefaan Vandecasteele
CEO
Languages spoken
Nederlands , English (United Kingdom) , Français , Deutsch
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Mr. Matthias Laarman
CEO
Languages spoken
Nederlands , English (United Kingdom) , Deutsch
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Mr. Jeroen Platteau
CEO
Languages spoken
Nederlands , English (United Kingdom) , Français , Deutsch
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Mr. Olivier Vercaemst
CEO
Languages spoken
Nederlands , English (United Kingdom) , Français , Deutsch , Español , English (United States)
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Mr. Uwe Herrmann
CEO
Languages spoken
Nederlands , English (United Kingdom) , Français , Deutsch
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Mr. Ward Baelus
CEO
Languages spoken
Nederlands , English (United Kingdom) , Français , Deutsch
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Mrs. Isabelle Polfliet
Employee
Languages spoken
Nederlands , English (United Kingdom) , Français , English (United States)
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Mr. Dirk Debussche
Purchase manager
Languages spoken
Nederlands , English (United Kingdom) , Français , Deutsch , English (United States)