Carter Holt Harvey

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Carter Holt Harvey
Type Private company
Industry paper manufacture and timber products
Founded 1900
Founder(s) Francis Carter
Robert Holt
Alexander Harvey
Headquarters Auckland, New Zealand
Area served Australia/ New Zealand
Key people Graeme Hart
Owner(s) Rank Group Investments Ltd
Employees 10,500

Carter Holt Harvey Limited is an New Zealand forest products company, with significant interests in wood products, pulp, paper and packaging. The company employs approximately 10,500 people across Australasia. Carter Holt Harvey's head New Zealand office is located at 173 Captain Springs Road in the Te Papapa area of Auckland City. The firm's head Australia office is located in Level 6 of Tower A of The Zenith Tower at 821 Pacific Highway in the Chatswood area of City of Willoughby, New South Wales.[1]

The company was formed from the gradual merger of three major industrial companies: Carter Consolidated, Robert Holt & Sons, and Alex Harvey Industries (AHI).[2][3] In 1988 CHH purchased the assets of New Zealand Forest Products.

Company brands[edit]

  • Bestwood
  • Carters
  • Customwood
  • Ecoply
  • Kopine
  • Pinex
  • Pine Solutions
  • StructaFlor (Yellow-tongue sheets)
  • TermaFlor


Carter Holt Harvey is wholly owned by Rank Group Investments Limited, the investment company of New Zealand businessman, Graeme Hart.


  1. ^ "Contact." Carter Holt Harvey. Retrieved on January 28, 2009.
  2. ^ Jamie Gray (2011-05-21). "Carter Holt Harvey faces another turn of fate". NZ Herald. 
  3. ^ Carter Holt Harvey - History

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