As a company that is constantly developing, Palmako AS puts great emphasis on environmentally friendly thinking. Since 2004, the enterprise has been FSC®-certified and it contributes to sustainable forestry. FSC-timber products are offered upon the client’s request and for larger orders. Products made from FSC-timber have been marked in the product catalogues with FSC logo.
Palmako AS public policy regarding the exclusion of illegal and controversial timber:
It is the policy of AS Palmako to avoid using wood that has been illegally harvested; wood from genetically modified trees; wood from areas where traditional or civil rights are violated; and wood from uncertified high conservation value old-growth forests, as described in the current FSC PBC policy, when applying the FSC policy. Palmako AS has appointed a contact person responsible for implementing this policy. The purchasing manager of Palmako can be contacted regarding any aspects of this policy for clarification. The present policy is public and provided to anybody upon request. The purchasing manager is willing to explain the background for this policy to any interested party. If Palmako AS is informed by third parties based on solid evidence that any of its suppliers are providing them with illegal or controversial timber, Palmako promises to promptly take the appropriate actions. Actions may include stopping purchases from such sources or following up activities with the supplier to explain FSC public policy and avoid future cases. Palmako AS encourages external parties to get in touch if it becomes known that timber supplied to Palmako is illegal or originates from unacceptable sources. Palmako is committed to paying attention to any such claim that is sufficiently backed up by evidence.
Most of Palmako’s products for children (swings, playgrounds, playhouses and sandpits) are certified by TÜV Rheinland. It is an additional safety and high-quality guarantee to the customer that the product itself as well as its manufacturing process are tested and supervised with the utmost care by an independent certifying body.
TÜV Rheinland has audited the manufacturing procedures in production sites and tested the playsets both mechanically and chemically in the laboratory to confirm their compliance with the EN 71 safety standards. All test results proved that Palmako play sets are safe in operation and compatible for the kids.
Palmako AS declares that its children’s products and glulam products meet the requirements of the applicable EC directives. Glulam products are CE certified by MPA Stuttgart Otto-Graf-Institute. CE certificate number: 0672-CPR-0465.
Palmako AS is a member of the Wood Preservation Association (WPA). The WPA is a technical and advisory organisation dedicated to improving the performance and value of wood as a sustainable construction material.
Imprest Premium Range machine-rounded products are certified under the WPA auditing scheme and are approved to carry the “Benchmark” logo. This means that treatment operations in Palmako AS have been assessed and certified as meeting the requirements of the WPA Benchmark Quality Scheme for the preservative impregnation of the softwood components in accordance with the standards and practices defined in the WPA manual. Palmako AS is the first non-UK producer to be awarded such an acknowledgement.
NTR A, NTR AB
Since 2017, Palmako AS has been NTR A- and NTR AB-certified. The NTR certificate for wood impregnation confirms that Palmako AS is entitled to impregnate sawn timber and roundwood with the chemical Impralit-KDS according to the requirements of the NTR (Nordic Wood Preservation Council), which is responsible for ensuring the proper and responsible use of wood preservatives and execution of the vacuum-pressure method.
Imprest impregnated products are certified as follows:
- Preservation classes (EN 335): NTR AB (UC3) and NTR A (UC4)
- Penetration class (EN 351): NP 5
- Wood preservative: Impralit-KDS
Glulam products, the glulam production process of the Construct brand and the supply chain are certified by MPA Stuttgart Otto-Graf-Institute.
|In accordance with|
|Manufacturing||EN 14080 / DIN 1052|
|Timber grading||EN 14081 / DIN 4074|
|Finger jointing||EN 14080:2013 / DIN 68140-1|
|Inspection report||EN 14080:2013 / DIN 1052-1|
The production of Heatit wooden pellets has been ENplus certified since 2013.
This certifies that our 6 and 8 mm premium pellets meet the requirements of EN 14961-2, i.e. that they are a high-quality product. This certificate also proves that the entire pellet production process complies with all requirements.