Our commitment to sustainability


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Ambitious targets for excellence in sustainability are about a journey. At Formica Group we are fostering a culture that demands continuous improvement in our overall including sustainable manufacturing processes. at Formica Group I direct Our journey really began when we completed a Life energy, water, waste and of our international manufacturing plants. This provided a benchmark for our processes and enabled us to set goals for the future, to provide a full carbon footprint for our manufacturing facilities. I am delighted to say that we are the first laminate manufacturer to complete a...

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Formica Group is committed to making sustainable principles and practices a part of everything we do. We strive to adhere to the highest ethical standards as we advance in our efforts to protect vital resources

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carbon reduction label Our range of High Pressure Laminate, Compact Laminate and Bonded Worktops carry the Carbon Reduction Label. To qualify to bear is, Formica Group has had each oduct's carbon footprint certified the assessment of the life cycle of goods and services), Footprint Expert™ Guide and the Code of Good Practice for Product GHG Emissions and Reduction Claims. Formica Group is the first laminate manufacturer to achieve this. for product carbon footprinting. Since 2007, the Carbon Trust has worked with numerous household brands as well as business-facing brands to measure and...

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GREENGUARD and indoor air quality strategies, Formica Group has taken significant steps to ensure that its products promote a healthy indoor air quality in homes, offices, schools and other interior environments. Institute's standards define products and processes with low chemical and particle emissions for Products from Formica Group's ten international manufacturing sites have achieved GREENGUARD™ Indoor Air Quality Certification, the premier mark for low-emitting It is significant that Formica Group has tested and certified products from each of our ten plants, as process and variations...

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compliance with European Chemicals Agency European Chemicals Agency based in Finland, REACH is a regulatory framework which supports European Union objectives to control the European chemicals market. Formica Group has products are REACH compliant. Adhering to our obligations under this framework, Formica Group will also ensure all of its European sites are periodically reviewed for REACH to download our REACH Company Policy Statement. Formica® laminates are applied as a decorative surfacing material to cladding, cabinets, furniture and fixtures, partitions and worktops among other...

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life cycle assessment (LCA) Formica Group has performed an LCA for its flagship products: High Pressure Laminate; Continuous Process Laminate; Compact Laminate and Bonded Worktops. full environmental impact of a product. Data is gathered from and their transportation to Formica Group manufacturing sites and distribution centres, product fabrication, further transportation to points of distribution and disposal These complex sets of data are then analysed and applied in accordance with ISO 14040 Series and the final LCA is then third-party certified You can find out more detail on this...

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a final note from Formica Group.. Formica® laminate is the original, with 99 years of innovation and Formica Group is a Fletcher Building company and shares laminate is and remains a material leadership in sustainability. that is durable, inherently hygienic, ^ . , . , Formica Group is a global group of companies consisting of Formica Canada, Inc., Formica Corporation, Formica de Mexico S.A. de C.V., Formica IKI Oy, Formica Limited, Formica S.A., Formica S.A.S., Formica Taiwan Corporation, Formica (Thailand) Co., Ltd., and Formica (Asia) Ltd., among others. performance. It therefore can...

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