Balcas: one of Britain's and Ireland's largest wood products suppliers

Our History

1960

1962

Ballycassidy Sawmills Limited established.

1970

1974

Launch Permapost round posts.

1980

1988

Acquisition of Structural Timbers Ltd, Kildare.

1988

Launch of Fable MDF.

1990

1991

Name changed to Balcas.

1993

Acquisition of Lee’s Sawmills, Magherafelt.

1995

Acquisition Pallet Centre Glengormley

1996

Acquisition Of Balcas Eesti.

1999

Construction of new CAE sawmill at Enniskillen

2000

2000

Construction of CAE Mill at Enniskillen site.

2004

Commenced construction of Combined Heat & Power (CHP) and brites manufacturing at Enniskillen

2005

Pallet Centre Glengormley sold

2006

Launch of Balcas Russia.

2007

Opening of brites bagging facility Enniskillen

2007

Commenced construction of Combined Heat & Power (CHP) and brites manufacturing plant at Invergordon

2008

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and brites Manufacturing Plant at Invergordon site.

2009

Balcas receives prestigious Sword of Honour Health and Safety award

2010

2010

Balcas receives prestigious Sword of Honour Health and Safety award

2010

Balcas receives EN Plus A1 status for brites

2011

Balcas launch R4E construction products for GB market

2011

Closure of Balcas Russia

2012

Balcas launch UC4 incised post product range

2012

Balcas launch KOTA fully finished mouldings product range

2012

Balcas receives prestigious Sword of Honour Health and Safety award

2013

Balcas receives prestigious Sword of Honour Health and Safety award

2015

Balcas Estonia sold

2016

Sale of Balcas Kildare