AR Metallizing, producer of metallized paper for labels, packaging and specialty applications, is pleased to announce that they have received FSC certification for Forest Stewardship Council Chain-of-Custody.
Forest Stewardship Council, or FSC, is an independent, non-profit organization that has established a certification system to promote the responsible management of the world's forests. Chain of Custody certification provides the assurance that AR Metallizing is maintaining a control system that tracks the material it sources from the forest to the end consumer, through all stages of transportation, manufacturing, and final distribution.
The AR Metallizing application process consisted of audits, site tours and interviews at its Genk facility. FSC labelled products are available on request. The label certifies that the wood fiber used to make this paper comes from sustainable FSC-certified forests.
"AR Metallizing has always been extremely conscientious over where we source the materials for our products." stated Paul van Emmerick, CEO. "Now, with the addition of our FSC certification we have shown the company's further commitment to the environment."
About the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
Established in 1993 as a response to concerns over global deforestation, FSC is widely regarded as one of the most important initiatives to promote responsible forest management worldwide. The FSC label provides a credible link between responsible production and consumption of forest products, enabling consumers and businesses to make purchasing decisions that benefit people and the environment as well as providing ongoing business value. It provides standard-setting, trademark assurance and accreditation services for companies and organizations interested in responsible forestry. FSC is the only forest certification system supported by such major environmental organizations as World Wildlife Fund (WWF), The Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation and Greenpeace. For more information, visit www.fsc.org.