Arauco Panels USA LLC’s Moncure, N.C., facility has been issued an FSC Chain of Custody Certificate by the Rainforest Alliance, which the company says provides independent, third-party verification that that its facility is able to track FSC-certified material through its production process. In addition, the facility has been issued an FSC Controlled Wood Certificate providing independent, third-party verification that it is in compliance with the FSC Controlled Wood Standard, and is eligible to sell its non-FSC-certified wood products to other FSC CoC-certified manufacturers as “controlled wood.”

“FSC Chain of Custody certification sends a strong message about Arauco’s commitment to environmental, social and economic initiatives, and to help support our customers in this as well,” says Tom Ruedy, business development manager for Arauco Panels USA.

Arauco Wood Products Inc., the parent company of Arauco Panels USA LLC, also received its FSC Chain of Custody and Controlled Wood certification from Bureau Veratis.

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