EGGER Group receives ISO 38200 certificate

EGGER implements a new, globally valid standard for the transmission of information along the supply chain of wood and wood-based products.

The ISO 38200 provides a globally valid, internationally recognised standard for the product chain of wood and wood-based products. It regulates the transmission of information along the supply chain: from logging to delivery to the end customer. As one of the first wood-based materials manufacturers worldwide, the EGGER Group meets the high requirements of the new standard.

The EGGER Group is known as a promotor of sustainable forestry and the responsible handling of resources. Sustainable procurement is a matter of course for EGGER, including compliance with national and European laws, such as the EU Timber Regulation (EUTR). In order to live up to its responsibilities and pioneer role, EGGER has now expanded its due diligence system (DDS) to include the standards of the new ISO 38200.

ISO 38200: Transparency from the point of logging to the end customer.

With the ISO 38200, the International Organization for Standardisation (ISO) has created another crucial internationally recognised and globally valid standard. It regulates the transfer of information along the entire product chain of wood and wood-based products. The traceability of wood or wood-based products is made more transparent, and proof of origin and legality is maintained through continuous monitoring of the supply chain. In addition to general aspects of control and inspection, the standard also categorises social criteria, environmental criteria, and DDS requirements. 

Clear commitment to sustainable forestry.

The new ISO 38200 standard also helps EGGER to present its sustainability indicators in an even more comprehensive and detailed manner.

Walter Schiegl, Production and Technical Group Director at EGGER, said, "Forward-thinking action, which is also geared to future generations, is based on ecological, economic, and social sustainability and has always been our established practice. With the Group-wide implementation of the ISO 38200 standard, we are setting a further step towards promoting sustainable forestry beyond meeting all legal requirements.”

The EGGER Group reports annually on progress towards reaching the set goals in its Sustainability Report at www.egger.com/environment

EGGER receives ISO 38200 certificate 

  • ISO 38200 offers a standard that is valid worldwide and internationally recognised for the product chain of wood and wood-based products.
  • EGGER Group receives ISO 38200 certificate for all plants.
  • The applied EGGER Due Diligence System additionally expanded to include the standards of the new ISO 38200. This is a key step for EGGER towards promoting sustainable forestry.
  • ISO 38200 standard helps EGGER implement the United Nations Sustainability Goals (SDGs).
  • More on the topic of sustainability at www.egger.com/nachhaltigkeit

About EGGER

The family company, founded in 1961, employs approximately 9,600 people. In 19 plants across the world, they produce an extensive product range of wood-based materials (chipboard, OSB and MDF board) as well as timber. The company generated a turnover of EUR 2.84 billion in the 2018/2019 financial year. EGGER has global customers in the furniture industry, wood construction and flooring retailers, as well as DIY markets. EGGER products are found in countless areas of private and public life, including kitchens, bathrooms, offices, living rooms and bedrooms. EGGER is a full-range supplier for the furniture and interior design industry, for wood construction, as well as wood-based flooring (laminate, cork and design flooring) industry.


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