To continue to grow from Strength to Strength by satisfying all our customers’ needs with the right products at competitive prices and by empowering our workforce to deliver and excel.
Duppie Du Plessis has been at the helm as shareholder and Managing Director since 2005, Michael Bouw heads the Operations department, Reinhardt Nolte is the Group Procurement Director and Rocco Stone is the Sales Director. With a total staff compliment of 216 for both Foresta Timber and Board and Foresta Drum Manufacturing, the Foresta Timber Group is ‘Broadening its Horizons‘ year on year.
(The Foresta Timber Group Commercial Director, Karin Fourie sadly passed away at the end of 2016 after a long battle with cancer , gone but never forgotten she made an unforgettable impact at Foresta)
Foresta Timber & Board primarily caters to trade and wholesale customers such as; manufacturers, joineries, building contractors, developers and hardware shops. Their customer base of specialised customers such as Truck Bodies, Events Companies and Wendy House Manufacturers have grown steadily and the on-site D.I.Y shop enjoys tremendous support from the D.I.Y market, as well as the smaller contractors . A keen focus on customer convenience resulted in the opening of an on - site Paint Shop which stocks products and brands used by the D.I.Y Shops’ Customers.