Enviromental policy

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The Company purchases and uses timber and wood based materials in its manufacture of structural timber components. 

The Company has implemented a Chain of Custody procedure to ensure compliance with the FSC and PEFC criteria. As part of this system it is the policy of The Company to avoid using wood that has been illegally harvested, wood from genetically modified trees and from uncertified high conservation value old-growth forests specifically from areas where traditional or civil rights are violated. In addition, timber from natural forest that has been converted to plantations or non-forest use will also be avoided.

Should it ever be the case that the Company uses wood from these sources, it will promptly take appropriate actions, including stopping purchases from such sources for products covered by this policy.

Senior Management will be responsible for implementing this policy and the Quality Manager has the day to day responsibility to ensure that control of the Company’s Chain of Custody is maintained to the highest level.

The Company will also ensure that any percentage claim will increase as their supplier’s claims increase. It will work closely with all of its suppliers to encourage greater use of certified timber in line with its policy of continual improvement.

On some products lines where certified material is either unavailable or in limited supply, we will continue to seek alternative sources or work with the supplying company to implement their own Chain of Custody.

The Company will work with its Certification Body to ensure that all criteria required by the FSC and the PEFC are met and that any non conformances are addressed promptly.