Balcas: one of Britain's and Ireland's largest wood products suppliers

At Balcas, Sustainability, Environment, Energy, Health, Safety and Quality management form an integral part of our everyday business.

Sustainability, Environmental & Energy Management

We comply with the relevant EU legislation and hold the International Environmental Standard ISO 14001.

We have Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) chain of custody certification for all of our timber processing facilities and we can handle FSC® 100%, FSC® Mix and FSC® Controlled Wood.

As part of our environmental strategy Balcas are committed to responsible energy management and practice energy efficiency throughout its sites. Two of our sites have participated in the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme.

Quality

Balcas are committed to ensuring that the needs and expectations of our customers are fulfilled, by placing an emphasis on quality and continuous improvement throughout the business. Our Quality objectives are set and monitored through action plans, internal audits, management reviews and BS EN ISO 9001:2015.

Health & Safety

Safety is part of our core ethos at Balcas. We strive to work beyond compliance to ensure the safest working environment possible. We maintain the OHSAS 18001 standard .

 

 

FSC® C021367  www.fsc.org  The mark of responsible forestry