Ecofibre Company Profile
Ecofibre Industries Operations Pty Ltd (EIO) is an Australian agricultural industry company, producing sustainable hemp fibre for national and export industry. Ecofibre Industries is Australia’s leading hemp research, development and commercialisation company, involved in all aspects of the bast fibre value chain.
Based in Maleny, Queensland, Ecofibre Industries operates in hemp agronomy and production, plant breeding and related research and development of domestic and international fibre markets. The company has been operational for over 10 years (formerly Australian Hemp Resource and Manufacture) and has achieved an Australian and International reputation as an industry development leader.
Why Hemp and Why Australia?
In Europe and North America demand for bast fibres in the last 2 years has exploded. Australia is in a position to competitively supply international and domestic markets with these fibres in both raw and processed form. Research and Development in Europe and North America has produced technologies and programs that reduce the costs and accelerate the commercialisation of the hemp industry in Australia. Ecofibre Industries’ knowledge and extensive overseas network will ensure that new efficient technologies will be implemented in Australia under Ecofibre Industries ownership.
Mission Statement of Ecofibre Industries
Ecofibre Industries Operations is in the business of sustainable resource management, specialising in the supply of renewable raw materials for present and future world demand. Ecofibre Industries has identified the cornerstone of this business to be industrial hemp.
Ecofibre Industries’ strategy is to create a bast fibre industry in regional Australia, which will create new employment opportunities using clean, sustainable, locally made raw materials and processes, and produce a value-added product for the expanding world demand in the fibre and hemp products markets. Ecofibre Industries will maximise returns to stakeholders by using its leadership position, knowledge and business ethics to create food and fibre profit centres in national and global hemp and allied fibre industries.
Ecofibre Industries Operations’ vision is to create an economic, social and environmentally prosperous business in regional Australia based on sustainable farming and manufacturing systems. Ecofibre Industries Operations mission is to be recognised as the market leader trading in environmentally sustainable fibre assets, specialising in the supply of renewable raw materials for a current and growing global demand.
Strategy of Ecofibre Industries
Ecofibre Industries will derive income from various stages throughout the value chain. This will be achieved by using our own high-yielding crop varieties, developed to suit both the technical needs of the manufacturing industry as well as grower profit margins.
Manufacturers and end users orders will determine the appropriate seed to be sold and grown. Ecofibre Industries will also create additional revenue by licensing patented processing technology and other IP used by industry and manufacturers alike.