In Canada, West Fraser LVL is approved under the evaluation report CCMC 12904-R. In the U.S., we are approved under ICC-ES evaluation report ESR-1618. In addition, West Fraser has code approvals with the City of Los Angeles – RR 25570 and the City of New York MEA 406-04-E.
All Canadian woodlands are certified to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) standard, an internationally recognized sustainable forest management standard.
In 2006, West Fraser introduced the PEFC Chain of Custody that assures customers that the fibre in the supply chain comes from sources that comply with applicable laws, regulations and sustainable resource standards. The standard also demonstrates avoidance of sourcing fibre from controversial sources. More information about West Fraser's certifications is available here.