Sustainability / Certifications


CERTIFICATIONS
FSC®
FSC® certification ensures that products come from responsibly managed forests that provide environmental, social and economic benefits.
All of ARAUCO's mills are FSC® certified. 

Click here for more information about FSC®.


Click to view certificate: 
ARAUCO North American mills (FSC®-C019364)
ARAUCO Wood Products   
(FSC®-C110612)

 




 



ISO 14001 / OHSAS 18001

ARAUCO North America has achieved of ISO 14001 – Environmental Management System, and OHSAS 18001 – Safety Management System certifications. All of the North American composite panel mill operations have been certified to these rigorous, internationally recognized standards; Biscoe Treating Facility plans to achieve certification in 2017.

Click here for more information about ISO 1401 and here for more informaiton about OHSAS 18001



Click here to view our Certificate of Approval

 

ARAUCO strives to reduce all potential risks of our operations to the health and safety of our employees, the environment and communities surrounding us. 

 

Click here to view our Environmental, Health and Safety Poilcy.



ECC
ARAUCO North America is pleased to be certified to the Composite Panel Association's Eco-Certified Composite™ (ECC) Standard. This Sustainability Standard is based on a number of performance criteria, including the CPA Carbon Calculator Tool that assesses the life cycle and carbon footprint for our products.

In order to achieve ECC Certification, CARB emission standards must be met and each manufacturing plant must comply with a minimum of three of the following five requirements:
· Carbon Footprint
· Sustainability
· Local and Renewable Resources
· Wood Sourcing
· Recycled/Recovered

Click here for more information about ECC.  


ECC certificates:

Albany, OR
Bennettsville, SC (MDF)
Bennettsville, SC (particleboard)
Eugene, OR
Malvern, AR
Moncure, NC (MDF)
Moncure, NC (particleboard)
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
St. Stephen, NB (MDF)
St. Stephen, NB (particleboard) 
 
CARB
ARAUCO’s mills in North America are certified by the Composite Panel Association to produce California Air Resources Board ATCM 93120 compliant material.

Our particleboard and MDF mills, in both the US and Canada, are certified to meet CARB Phase 2 and to meet ECC CPA 4-11 formaldehyde emission limits.

Download a performance emission level comparison between different composite pane product here

Click here for more information about CARB ATCM 93120 

CARB certificates:
Albany, OR
Bennettsville, SC (MDF)
Bennettsville, SC (particleboard)
Eugene, OR
Malvern, AR
Moncure, NC (MDF)
Moncure, NC (particleboard)
Sault Ste. Marie, ON
St. Stephen, NB (MDF)
St. Stephen, NB (particleboard) 
 
For specific product certifications please see product pages:

Trupan MDF

Fibrex HDF


Ultra Particleboard

Duraflake Particleboard

AraucoPly Plywood

TruChoice Millwork