GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Universal Forest Products Inc. announced that eight of its plants have met rigorous standards to earn Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody certification.

FSC Chain of Custody Certification means the Universal plants meet strict tracking requirements for ensuring the lumber the company uses in the manufacture of products comes from well-managed forests. The certification was awarded following a third-party review by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), an independent organization accredited by the FSC to certify operations to its standards.

The plants that earned certification are in Ranson, WV; Windsor, CO; Chandler, AZ; San Antonio, TX; New Waverly, TX; Woodburn, OR; Thornton, CA; and Riverside, CA.

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