Founded the Union Co-operative Bark Milling Company

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1924

Purchased a second wattle bark mill in Dalton.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1927

Affiliated with South African Wattle Growers Union (SAWGU)

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1938

Acquired wattle extract company together with SA Wattle Bark Milling & Export association.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1940

The extract factory came into production with a capacity of 80 tons of dry bark per day.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1952

Constructed a dam on the Ekamazi River to supply water to the factory for commercial and domestic use.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1956

Opening of the members supply store

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1963

Constructed a sugar manufacturing plant in Dalton using a new diffusion method.
Co-op was renamed the Union Co-operative Bark and Sugar Company Limited.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1964

Purchased a 1545 Ha sugar and timber estate in Kranskop named ‘Thulini’.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1979

Purchased 5000 acres wattle estate named ‘Harden Heights’.
Purchased Comec Mimosa Extract Company, increasing which more than doubled its production capacity.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1984

Purchased Umvoti Mills in Greytown to manufacture a range of maize products.
Built a Maize Mill in Dalton.
Purchased Seven Oaks Sawmills to process pine saw logs and renamed.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1988

Purchased a 1545 Ha timber and cane farm named ‘Sunnyside’. Sugar factory capacity increased to 150 TCH.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1990

Established a security division for payroll services.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1992

Seven Oaks Sawmills was renamed Midlands Pine Products Pty( Ltd). Established a furniture factory in Schroders.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1993

UCL celebrates 75 years in existence

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1999

Constructed a fire-log plant in Seven Oaks.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2001

Union Co-operative limited converted to a company and was renamed ‘UCL Company (Pty) Ltd’.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2005

Purchased a 70% share in Küsel Saw Mills and incorporated same into Midlands Pine Products (PTY) Ltd.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2009

Purchased a 1600Ha timber farm in the Karkloof named ‘The Forest’.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2010

Purchased a 750Ha timber farm in the Karkloof named ‘Shawswood’.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2011

Constructed a 30t/hr sugar packing station and 20 000t warehouse.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2012

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UCL Rebranding

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2013

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Founded the Union Co-operative Bark Milling Company

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1924

Purchased a second wattle bark mill in Dalton.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1927

Affiliated with South African Wattle Growers Union (SAWGU)

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1938

Acquired wattle extract company together with SA Wattle Bark Milling & Export association.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1940

The extract factory came into production with a capacity of 80 tons of dry bark per day.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1952

Constructed a dam on the Ekamazi River to supply water to the factory for commercial and domestic use.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1956

Constructed a dam on the Ekamazi River to supply water to the factory for commercial and domestic use.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1956

Constructed a sugar manufacturing plant in Dalton using a new diffusion method.
Co-op was renamed the Union Co-operative Bark and Sugar Company Limited.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1964

Purchased a 1545 Ha sugar and timber estate in Kranskop named ‘Thulini’.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1979

Purchased 5000 acres wattle estate named ‘Harden Heights’.
Purchased Comec Mimosa Extract Company, increasing which more than doubled its production capacity.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1984

Purchased Umvoti Mills in Greytown to manufacture a range of maize products.
Built a Maize Mill in Dalton.
Purchased Seven Oaks Sawmills to process pine saw logs and renamed.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1988

Purchased a 1545 Ha timber and cane farm named ‘Sunnyside’. Sugar factory capacity increased to 150 TCH.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1990

Established a security division for payroll services.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1992

Seven Oaks Sawmills was renamed Midlands Pine Products Pty( Ltd). Established a furniture factory in Schroders.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1993

Seven Oaks Sawmills was renamed Midlands Pine Products Pty( Ltd). Established a furniture factory in Schroders.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 1993

Constructed a fire-log plant in Seven Oaks.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2001

Union Co-operative Limited converted to a company and was renamed ‘UCL Company Limited’.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2005

Purchased a 70% share in Küsel Saw Mills and incorporated same into Midlands Pine Products (PTY) Ltd.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2009

Purchased a 1600Ha timber farm in the Karkloof named ‘The Forest’.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2010

Purchased a 750Ha timber farm in the Karkloof named ‘Shawswood’.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2011

Constructed a 30t/hr sugar packing station and 20 000t warehouse.

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2012

UCL rebranding

- UCL COMPANY EVENT | 2013

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