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Arclin Decorative Overlays Earns GREENGUARD Certifications
17 October 2007
MISSISSAUGA, ON (October 17, 2007) – Arclin, a leading provider of bonding and surfacing solutions, is pleased to announce that its line of Thermally Fused Laminates has been GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified® by the GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI), which establishes performance-based standards for low-emitting building materials, furnishing and finishes used indoors.
In addition, Arclin received the GREENGUARD Certification. This certification presents the most stringent emissions criteria, and is a referenced standard for products used in K-12 schools, daycare facilities and healthcare environments. Products certified under GREENGUARD Certified are specified in the USGBC’s LEED for Schools Rating System and CHPS Best Practices Manual as criteria for low-emitting materials.
Builders, architects, designers, contractors and specifiers can use Arclin Thermally Fused Laminates as low-emitting decorative surface solutions for cabinetry, office furniture, closet organizers, store fixtures, or other decorative surface applications.
“Being the first to offer certified, low-emitting engineered thermally fused laminates demonstrates our position as an innovative and environmentally-friendly partner,” says Arclin Sr. V.P. Bjorn Wahl. “We’ll continue developing sustainable and environmentally sound product solutions that create new market opportunities for our customers.”
Based in Mississauga, Ontario, Arclin is a leading provider of innovative bonding and surfacing solutions for the building and construction, engineered materials and natural resource markets. Arclin provides bonding solutions for a number of applications including wood based panels, engineered wood, non-wovens and paper impregnation. As a world leader in paper overlays technology, Arclin provides high value surfacing solutions for decorative panels, building products and industrial specialty applications for North American and export markets.
GEI is an industry-independent, non-profit organization that oversees the GREENGUARD Certification Program, the only industry independent certification program for low-emitting products. Additional information can be found at www.greenguard.org.