SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Adding to its vast lineup of sustainable certifications, Timber Products Company announced that its particleboard division in Medford, Ore., has achieved California Air Resources Board (CARB) Phase 2 level compliance for its industrial, underlayment and door core products.
Effective Dec. 13, 2010, the Medford facility was producing raw particleboard that complies with the Phase 2 requirements of California’s stringent formaldehyde standards. The mill earned its certificate from the Composite Panel Association, an authorized third-party certifier.
“This certification is our last step to provide our customers with a complete lineup of CARB-compliant material so they don’t have to worry if their inventory meets the latest standards,” said Timber Products Vice President Roger Rutan. “Every hardwood plywood, decorative and particleboard panel ordered from our company will surpass the strictest formaldehyde regulations in the world.”
Timber Products’ mills in Grants Pass, Ore., and Corinth, Miss., also manufacture CARB Phase 2-certified hardwood plywood.
About Timber Products Company
Founded in 1918, Timber Products Company manufactures a wide range of environmentally certified hardwood plywood and decorative panels that are used by kitchen cabinet, store fixture, decorative millwork and furniture producers. Timber Products owns its own forestlands –116,000 acres in Northern California managed under the strict standards of the SFI program. The company also manufactures softwood plywood, particleboard, hardwood veneer and hardwood lumber. Timber Products operates a total of eight facilities across the United States, with five certified by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI®) and all certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The Timber Products International Division is the import/export arm of the company. The company also operates TP Trucking, a nationwide transportation division. Find out more about Timber Products on its blog, Twitter handle and YouTube channel.
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