CEMA Bois de l’Atlas has stood out on the national market and international during its 75 years of existence.

Creation of CEMA

  • 1946

    Creation of CEMA

  • 1949

    Launch of the first plywood production line.

  • 1951

    Sale of the mechanical sawmill from the Badjoint group to the Graulout group. After the expansion of a plywood unit, the company took the name "Les Bois de l’Atlas".

  • The 70s

    Manufacture of the first particle boards and laminated panels. Start of laminate production.

  • 1972

    The company is sold to a Moroccan group and becomes the “Société North African from the Atlas Woods.

  • 1975

    Launch of the “Marital Plast” laminate unit.

  • 1976

    Implementation of a particle board unit, operational in 1978.

  • 1978

    Extension of Marital Plast with the installation of a surfacing unit fast cycle (Laminate).

  • The 80s

    Certification of the industrial process by Lloyd in Great Britain and Komo in the Netherlands.

  • 1982

    Installation of a second “CP2” plywood unit.

  • 1995

    Acquisition of the company by the Safari group.

  • The Year 1996

    Implementation of an unwinding unit in Owendo, Gabon.

  • 2002

    Best stand prize at the international building fair in Casablanca.

  • The Year 2011

    Increase in plywood capacity with the acquisition of a new automated unwinding line.

  • 2018

    Installation of a complete line of fine species plywood, slatted plywood and a panel machining unit.

  • 2020

    Installation of a complete latest generation line of Stratidecors and of a complete line of strabois.

  • 2022

    Acquisition of the Demeyer company by the CEMA Bois de l’Atlas group.