Amazonas Florestal enters US market with US$68,600 order for Ipe and Jatoba from Dallas-based hardwood importer Sitco Lumber
February 20, 2014
– Amazonas Florestal, Ltd. ( http://www.amazonasf.com ) (otc pink:AZFL) ("Amazonas" or "Company"), a diversified forest management company generating profit through innovative, sustainable forest management, is excited to announce that it has established an initial purchase order with Sitco Lumber Company ( http://www.sitco.com ), one of the oldest imported-hardwood lumber companies in the United States.
Sitco Lumber ordered an initial $68,600 in Ipe and Jatoba, which represents not only a diversification of species for Amazonas, it also represents a diversification of Amazonas' products and client base, this being Amazonas' first order for hardwood flooring blanks and first in the United States.
"We're excited about working with Sitco, and we're confident that the quality of our products will lead to continued partnership for our exotic hardwood species," said Amazonas CEO Michael Ibar. "Moreover, the order for this species gives us more flexibility when pursuing forest management plans, as it makes more inventory commercially viable for us as we pursue our position as leaders not just in quality timber products but also in responsible, eco-friendly forest management practices."
About Amazonas Florestal
Amazonas Florestal is a diversified forest management company generating profit through innovative, sustainable management of its large tracts of land in the rainforests of Amazonas, Brazil. Amazonas Florestal's sustainable forest management strategy, with its green philosophy and method of cyclical harvesting, preserves ecosystems through habitat and water resource preservation, positioning it as an industry leader in responsible, eco-friendly timber practices.
Headquartered in Miami, FL, Amazonas' goal is to become the leader in sustainable forest management, creating revenue while protecting the biodiversity of the rainforest ecosystem and enhancing the lives of the people who live in it. Through a strategy of selective harvesting, biomass production, and conservation incentives, Amazonas Florestal not only protects one of the world's greatest natural resources, it also makes preservation profitable.