Manager of the Belgian Timber Merchant Association

Manager of the Belgian Timber Merchant Association




Jean-Paul Daoût, General Manager,


Axel Daoût,

Export Manager,


Founded in 1976 by its actual Chairman, Cofabois S.A. was established in south of Belgium as a forest harvester and timber merchant.

Well reputed for it’s high quality hardwoods, the company immediately started to export in all European countries. The growing success on export markets led to new opportunities. That’s how, in 1988, we started to promote our logs on north African and Asian countries, each time building solid relationship with all customers.

In 1999, with our holding company SOCOGEFIM S.A., we launched the sawmilling activities under the name of LUXWOOD S.A.. With a strong knowledge on European hardwoods, COFABOIS-LUXWOOD S.A. immediately specialized in a few different hardwoods species e.g. beech, ash, oak, European maple and cherry. Those species have been produced in various thicknesses and qualities according to European and Asian needs.

Externally audited, COFABOIS-LUXWOOD S.A. has a PEFC certification for it’s logs and lumber products.

Today, we are confident that we are able to provide our customers requirements on a regular basis, and keep them as our regular partners in such industries as: sawmillers, plywood manufacturers, veneermills and papermills.