Post Brexit: Vandecasteele Houtimport has set up a company in the UK – Vandecasteele Timber LTD – to facilitate the trade with UK partners. Business as usual, everything has been taken care of. From import duties, custom clearance, VAT prepayment, extra paperwork to due diligence procedures. Vandecasteele Timber LTD is the operator, and UK customers remain trader, just as before. ...Read More »
Vandecasteele Houtimport has launched their new website with focus on a diversity of timber species and on sustainability. We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! For further information, call 0032 5643 3300 or visit www.vandecasteele.beRead More »
In terms of recent developments for the company, Vandecasteele Houtimport has seen expansion in numerous ways. Recently, the company has invested in the construction of a 37,000 m2 warehouse extension to ensure all products are centralized for fast picking and loading. The warehouse has also been installed with solar panels on its roof, in keeping with the company’s sustainable business plan. ...Read More »
Vandecasteele Houtimport has obtained the “SDG Pioneer certificate” from UNITAR CIFAL. This makes Vandecasteele Houtimport the first timber company to obtain this award.
Today, Tuesday 27 October, 88 Belgian companies received the SDG Pioneer certificate from UNITAR, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research. The companies were guided by Voka (Chamber of Commerce) for the last three years to focus intensively on each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Since the year 2000 Vandecasteele Houtimport has committed itself through ...Read More »
In addition to our range of Tropical Hardwoods, we now stock certified steamed European Beech and certified European Oak planks for flooring. The steamed beech is available in the qualities Superior and Superior Color, in several thicknesses 27mm – 40 mm and 52 mm and in lengths 2m50 – 3m10 – 3m40 – 3m80+. In European Oak we offer wide ...Read More »
After a year of intensive work, we received the 2020 annual certificate from the Voka Sustainable Business Charter. “A reward for our policy and achievements regarding sustainable entrepreneurship in the past year”. The Voka Sustainable Business Charter guides companies, regardless of sector or size, on their way to the implementation of sustainable entrepreneurship within their own organization. Through a tailor-made action ...Read More »
Vandecasteele Houtimport is a fourth generation, family run business that imports timber and timber products from more than 45 countries. The company specialises in the import, trading and export of Tropical Hardwood from Africa, Southeast Asia and South America, Scandinavian and Russian Softwood, Siberian Larch, North American Soft and Hardwood and European Hardwood. “We import, stock and distribute hardwood and ...Read More »