Temple, Texas, November 1 , 2011 – Wilsonart announces its High Pressure Decorative Laminate (HPDL) product types 107 (General Purpose), 335 (Vertical Grade), 350 (Post-forming Grade) and 376 (Wilsonart® HD® High Definition) have been awarded SCS Indoor Advantage™ Gold (SCS-IAQ-02654) certification by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) of Emeryville, California. The certification verifies that Wilsonart® Laminate products are low-emitting products that do not impact indoor air quality in commercial or residential setting.
Indoor Advantage™ Gold certification is applicable to furniture systems, seating and components, paint, wall coverings, doors, casework, coatings and sealants, and insulation. SCS Indoor Advantage Gold certifications provide third-party verification that products consistently meet rigorous indoor air quality emissions requirements.
Indoor Advantage Gold certified products demonstrate conformance with:
· ANSI/BIFMA Furniture Emissions Standards M7.1 and X7.1
· LEED Green Building Rating Systems for furniture (LEED-CI IEQ 4.5)
· California Section 01350 Special Environmental Requirements
· LEED Green Building Rating Systems for adhesives and sealants (LEED IEQ 4.1), paints and coatings (LEED IEQ 4.2)
· Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) low-emitting materials criteria
Wilsonart Laminates have already received GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality and GREENGUARD Children & Schools certifications. The SCS Indoor Advantage Gold certification provides further confidence in Wilsonart Laminate products.
Wilsonart was the first laminate manufacturer to achieve full FSC®-C022201 certification for High Pressure Laminate (HPL) on Wilsonart® HD® and most Premium Laminates. The company was also first to earn Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) chain-of-custody certification in the HPL category, ensuring that products marked with the recognizable FSC "checkmark and tree" logo were sourced from responsibly managed forests. Wilsonart Laminate is also SCS certified for post-consumer recycled content.
Wilsonart HPL is manufactured in Temple, TX, and Fletcher, NC. To learn more about Wilsonart’s sustainability efforts, please visit Sustain.Wilsonart.com.
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Wilsonart International was founded in 1956 in Temple, Texas, USA and has since grown to become the leading producer of High Pressure Decorative Laminate in North America. The company has achieved success through a combination of outstanding service, high-quality products and a focus on continuously redefining the laminate surface through improved performance and aesthetics. For more information, call our Customer Service Hotline at 800-433-3222 or visit www.Wilsonart.com.