Environmental & Quality
Material Sourcing – FSC and PEFC
SAS International purchases all timber and
wood based products from sources that have a
commitment to supply material which originates
from sources which offer either FSC (Forestry
Stewardship Council) chain of custody, PEFC
(Programme for the Endorsement of Forest
Certification schemes) chain of custody or
complies with the FSC standard for Non FSCCertified Controlled wood.
It is our policy to avoid using any timber based
materials that have been improperly harvested or derived from genetically modified trees, or from uncertified high conservation value old-growth forests.
As holders of both FSC and PEFC certification,
with supply of the appropriate materials, we
are able to provide full chain of custody upon
SAS International has a committed programme
to obtain IS0 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 across the entire group’s facilities: Apollo Park, Bridgend, Maybole and Reading.
IS0 9001 (Quality Management System)
accreditation has been achieved throughout SAS
International. It ensures that quality procedures
are met and maintained. The system ensures
consistency and improvement of working
ISO 14001 (Environmental Quality System)
accreditation has been achieved at all SAS
manufacturing facilities. An Environmental
Management System ensures that we reduce
our environmental impact of manufacturing
processes with regular management reviews.
OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and
Safety Management System) is currently being
accredited at our Apollo Park facility. It promotes a safe and healthy working environmental, confirming that our existing practices are the key to ensuring product quality.