Filed Under (Knowledge) by Mason Pan on August-22-2008

More and more buyers prefer FSC certified wood products (log, timber/plank, plywood, film faced plywood, furniture and so on) . Though the prices of FSC Certified Wood Products are about 50%~100% more expensive than non-FSC Certified Wood Products .

FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) is an independent, non-governmental, not for profit organization established to promote the responsible management of the world’s forests .

FSC products are all carrying FSC labels , which mean the wood are from well managed, sustainable forests . However, non-FSC products do not mean the wood are from illegal wood . Non-FSC products may be legal wood but not certified by FSC .

In China, more and more companies have become FSC certified . FSC products in China are increasing in quantity .

There also are some other organizations for promoting sustainably managed forests like FSC :
The PEFC Council (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes)
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI)
Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC)
Lembaga Ekolabel Indonesia  (LEI) — Indonesian Ecolabelling Institue

A lot of countries started to manage their forests well . In these countries ( such as China, Malaysia, Indonesia and so on) , nobody is allowed to cut forests without obtaining permission from government according to laws .

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An****** on September 26th, 2008 at 11:27 pm #

Fu****** wood group ,is expertised in manufacturing and exporting kinds of plywoods.we are a famous manufacturer in pizhou,which is the largest manufacturing base of plywood.
We mainly produce veneer plywood(ordinary plywood),film faced plywood and blockboard,which are widely used in internal decoration,furniture making,flooring,partition and concrete form in construction.And we can meet your requirments according to your own specifications about dimension,
thickness,glue and veneer.
The most important thing is that we have accumulated enough experience to meet different demands of different countries and we have got through FSC,CE2+ and ISO9001 certificate system. ——

Iqb****** on March 8th, 2009 at 10:07 pm #

Is FSC operating india too? Or any other equivalent agency in india to certify wood for the construction industry?

Thanks and regards

Mason Pan on March 8th, 2009 at 10:20 pm #

For your information, please confirm with the follow organization:
FSC (Forest Stewardship Council)

BSP****** on February 8th, 2011 at 3:09 am #

We are producers of MDF boards with farm forestry Eucalyptus timber.Please help us how to get FSC certification and procedure

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