As active supported of the forest campaign to improve forest management, with growing public awareness of the environment and environmental issues and many customers specifically requesting certified products, we have made significant moves towards stocking a wider range of products that originate from identifiable forest units where sustainable forestry is practiced.
James Latham has Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) accreditation, Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Scheme (PEFC), BM TRADA Trak and Chain of Custody at all of our sites, We are also able to offer products from Malaysia that meet the requirements of the Malaysian Timber Certification Council Scheme (MTCC).
Our suppliers have their own third party accreditation and unique chain of custody number. Materials are controlled from the forest, through production and into our stock. James Latham purchases FSC and PEFC materials from it suppliers using a clearly define, documented system, stating product description and our own chain of customer number. Supplier paperwork is check carefully and when goods are received, product is checked and stored separately or clearly marked. All FSC and PEFC panel products have their own product code to ensure accurate order selection for onward delivery to our customers.
James Latham are signatories to the Timber Trade Federation Responsible Purchasing Policy.
Our customers can only use or sell on products as third party certified material if they have their own third party accreditation and chain of custody.
We will continue to look to source legally verified third party certified panel products.
Available to download or on request, our James Latham Guide to Environmental Certification Schemes.
|Our Current Third Party Certified Product|
Offering Includes :
|► ||Melamine MDF & Chipboard - Kronospan, Egger, Sonae |
|► ||MDF - Medite, Caberwood, Kronospan, Neatform |
|► ||Chipboard - Egger, Sonae, Norbord, Kronospan |
|► ||OSB - Smartply, Sterlingboard |
|► ||Veneered MDF |
|► ||Brazilian Blockboard & Door Blanks |
|► ||Latvian, Finnish & Russian Birch, Malaysian, Indonesian,|
Argentinean and Brazilian Hardwood Plywood
|► ||Elliottis Plywood |
|► ||Radiata Pine Plywood |
|► ||Finnish Spruce Plywood |
|► ||Softboard |
|► ||Hardboard |
|► ||South American Pine |