Megahout & Plaat is a certified supplier of sustainably produced timber products. This way, Megahout & Plaat wishes to take responsibility for a healthy sustainable future for wood products. We supply products that meet requirements applicable worldwide concerning the production of sustainable timber products.
FSC® was introduced in order to promote the responsible management of forests. The so-called FSC® standard for responsible forestry management balances social, environmental and economic concerns. Forestry management in accordance with this standard, with timber and any associated paper production, protects forests for current and future generations.
Sustainability is the future
Megahout & Plaat is a supplier of sustainably produced timber products with the FSC® hallmark. With FSC® hallmark products we wish to do our part in taking responsibility for a healthy, sustainable future for timber products. The method for achieving this is the FSC® hallmark. This standard is internationally recognised as a guarantee of responsible forestry management. By certifying sustainable forestry management and the entire chain of timber processing (Chain of Custody), FSC® can guarantee that products with an FSC® hallmark really do originate from a sustainably managed forest.
More information about FSC®? Click on http://www.fsc.nl
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PEFC® is an international non-profit organisation that works towards the sustainable management of forests worldwide. Sustainable management of the forest requires people to consider the economic, ecological and social functions that the forest fulfils.
Sustainability is the future
Megahout & Plaat is a supplier of sustainably produced timber products with the PEFC hallmark. With PEFC hallmark products we wish to do our part in taking responsibility for a healthy, sustainable future for timber products. The PEFC hallmark PEFC® doesn’t have just one single globally applicable standard. Since continents, countries and forests all differ, the standards for sustainable forest management also differ from place to place. The PEFC Council sets criteria which the standard minimum service must satisfy. By certifying sustainable forest management and the entire chain of timber processing (Chain of Custody), PEFC® can guarantee that the products with a PEFC hallmark actually originate from a sustainably managed forest.
More information about PEFC? Click on http://www.pefcnederland.nl
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Megahout & Plaat is affiliated with the Wood Certification Foundation (Dutch: Stichting Keuringsbureau Hout – SKH). SKH® aims at increasing quality assurance in the construction sector and in those sectors in which timber and timber products are used and to increase the use of timber from sustainably managed forests. SKH® is particularly active in timber, timber products, timber construction and timber-related products. SKH® attempts to achieve improvements/expansion through the use of certification systems which are under national and international supervision, among other methods. So the KOMO® certification systems (the BRLs) and the management certification systems (ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and VCA) are supervised by the Dutch Accreditation Council and the FSC®-COC certification is supervised by the ASI. The primary activity of SKH® is the issuance of certificates to applicants who satisfy the requirements that have been set out. The revenue from the issuing of certificates is the funding source for the SKH®
More information about SKH®? Go to http://www.skh.org
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Megahout & Plaat also has KOMO certificates for finger-jointed and strength-graded timber. KOMO® is a quality brand for construction. The basis for KOMO® certification is always formed by a National Assessment Guideline (BRL). SKH issues KOMO®-quality certificates to producers and/or suppliers of timber, timber products, timber structures, and other products and services.
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Click here for our Komo certificate on strength-graded timber
Megahout & Plaat has the ISPM15 certificate. Timber packaging with this hallmark offers the guarantee that it satisfies requirements in accordance with ISPM 15.
Megahout & Plaat is registered on the www.SMHV.nl website and may use the international mark with its unique registration number.
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