Raw Materials from Responsibly Managed Forests
One of Setra's most important sustainability aspects is that the raw material comes from responsibly managed forests. With harvesting comes a responsibility to manage the forest in a way that considers the conservation values of the forests and surrounding nature.
We only use raw material from suppliers that are certified by FSC
® or PEFC, the world's largest forest management certification systems with standards of forest management and traceability (Chain of Custody). All the timber Setra buys is certified or controlled y a certified supplier.
Setra's sawmills and processing units are certified according to PEFC and FSC Chain of Custody standards and according to the FSC standard for controlled wood. With a Chain of Custody certificate, we can show that the wood comes from responsibly managed forests and has a controlled origin, it is the link between the certified forest and the certified end product.
The timber which is not certified is checked and fulfills the requirements of the FSC Controlled Wood and PEFC Controlled Sources. It also meets the requirements of the European Timber Regulation.