PEFC™ is an international NGO working for responsible forestry practices. PEFC issues certificates to the forestry stakeholders meeting the defined criteria for responsible operational practices. Our industries are part of the environmental forestry chain; sawn goods can be traced and identified all the way from the forest to the finished products in the DIY or merchant stores.
FSC® is an international NGO working for responsible forestry practices. FSC issues certificates to the forestry stakeholders meeting the defined criteria for responsible operational practices. Our industries are part of the environmental forestry chain; sawn goods can be traced and identified all the way from the forest to the finished products in the DIY or merchant stores.
KD56ºC 30min - phytosanitary certificate (FAO/ IPPC/ ISPM 15)
Standard for all our sawmills - The heath treatment of minimum 56 degrees at the heart of the timber, for 30 minutes, guarantees that no bugs, worms et al can survive this treatment.
The norm is also that such timbers should be free from bark (DB = debarked). The agricultural authorities in Sweden - “Jordbruksverket” and in Norway - “Mattilsynet” administer the certification schemes and issues Approval of Kilns and use of KD56ºC 30min logo with identity number.
HT KD DB - ISPM 15
Mills without their own kilns uses routine for HT KD DB - ISPM 15. The agricultural authorities in Sweden - “Jordbruksverket” and in Norway - “Mattilsynet” issues Approval of ISPM 15 marking.
CE marked construction products require certified product control. Guaranteeing that UE specific regulations are met.
Treteknisk (The Norwegian Institute of Wood technology), and SP Trätek, the Swedish equivalent, are the certification bodies in Norway and Sweden respectively. Yearly controlling audits are mandatory for the producers, ensuring neutral supervision.
Concerning EU Timber Regulation (EUTR), Regulation (EU) No 995/2010
EUTR is a common European regulation with the purpose of hindering illegal logging.
All companies placing wood products for the first time on the EU/ EEA (European Economic Area) market are comprised by the regulation, whether the companies are situated within or outside the EU, and must be able to document that their products do not derive from illegal logging.
ISO 9001:2008 specifies requirements for a quality management system where an organization
a) needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide product that meets customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and
b) aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
ISO 14001:2004 specifies requirements for an environmental management system to enable an organization to develop and implement a policy and objectives which take into account legal requirements and other requirements to which the organization subscribes, and information about significant environmental aspects.
Moelven operates in many different areas. Our operations affect the environment throughout the value chain, from raw material production to the end user's waste disposal.
Social responsibility - Our most important contribution to society is to operate our business properly. Because healthy finances, attractive workplaces and employees who are happy in their work provide us with an excellent basis for playing a positive role in the places where our operations are located
Document from the manufacturer describing the properties and intended use of a construction product.
An EPD® (Environmental Product Declaration) is an independently verified and registered document that communicates transparent and comparable information about the life-cycle environmental impact of products. Both the underlying LCA (Life-Cycle Assessment) and the EPD are always based upon international standards.