MARKHAM, ON —

Flakeboard has published its first-ever Sustainability Report, detailing the company’s efforts in producing environmentally friendly products. Flakeboard is the largest composite panel manufacturer in North America, with eight manufacturing locations producing particleboard, MDF and HDF. Annual sales range between $600 million to $700 million.

Highlights of the 2010 Sustainability Report include: details of the company’s environmental policy, its participation in environmental stewardship programs and initiatives, information on what makes the company’s products green, and case studies.

“We want to meet the demands for our products today without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs,” said Richard Weber, Flakeboard director of Government & Environmental Affairs in a statement. “At the center of Flakeboard’s sustainability strategy is the use of biomass materials — our planet’s best and most renewable resource.”

"As we celebrate our 50th year, we can be very proud of our history of manufacturing sustainable products for the North American marketplace," added Kevin Shotbolt, vice president of sales and marketing at Flakeboard.

Read Flakeboard's 2010 Sustainability Report
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