First recipient of ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System
in Malaysia for forest operations which covers design and
planning of harvesting activities, transporting and marketing
of merchantable timber logs.
Samling Plywood (Bintulu) Sdn Bhd, Samling Plywood (Miri)
Sdn Bhd and Samling Plywood (Baramas) Sdn Bhd obtain ISO
9001:2000 for the manufacture of hardwood plywood.
Samling DorFoHom Sdn Bhd (now known as Magna-Foremost Sdn
Bhd) obtains the Malaysian Timber Certification Council
(MTCC) Certificate for Chain-of-Custody to provide an
assurance to buyers that their timber products are
manufactured from MTCC-certified sources of wood-based
Samling DorFoHom Sdn Bhd (now known
as Magna-Foremost Sdn Bhd) obtains FSC's certification for
Chain-of-Custody for molded door skin (molded cellular wood
Sarawak plywood mills obtain Japanese Agricultural
Standards for plywood panels exported to Japan.
First privately-managed company in Malaysia and the only
one in Sarawak to obtain the Malaysian Timber Certification
Council (MTCC) Certificate for Forest Management with respect
to approximately 56,000 hectares of our Sela'an Linau Forest
Management Unit (FMU). The certification provides an
assurance that the FMU adhere to good forest management
practices as required by the forest management standard.
Samling Plywood (Baramas) Sdn Bhd obtains the MTCS
Certificate for Chain-of-Custody for plywood products in
Samling Plywood (Baramas) Sdn Bhd and
Samling Plywood (Bintulu) Sdn Bhd obtain CE Marking for
plywood exported to Europe.
Sdn Bhd (now known as Daiken Miri Sdn Bhd) obtains Japanese
Industrial Standards for fibreboard exported to Japan.
FSC forest management certification for approximately
35,000 hectares, which represents all of our gross plantation
area in New Zealand.
Daiken Miri Sdn Bhd obtains ISO 9001:2000 certification
for production, marketing, design and development of medium
density fibreboards (MDF).
First private company to receive FSC forest management
certification in Guyana for approximately 570,000 hectares,
representing 35.4% of our gross forest areas in Guyana.
Riverside Plywood Corporation, China, obtains CE
Marking for plywood exported to Europe.
Suspension of FSC forest management certification for BCL
in Guyana. The company is committed to the reinstatement of
FSC certification for
Chain-of-Custody for plywood in the PRC.
Riverside Plywood Corporation, China obtains FSC's
certification for Chain-of-Custody for certain plywood, door
and flooring products.
(Bintulu) Sdn Bhd obtains FSC's certification for
Chain-of-Custody for plywood products.
plywood mills obtain ISO9001:2000/CNS 12681 Quality
Management System for the manufacture of hardwood plywood and
veneer accredited by Taiwan's Bureau of Standards, Metrology
and Inspection (BSMI).
Samling Housing Products
Sdn Bhd (Miri) obtains British Standard's ISO 9001:2000 for
the design and manufacture of wood-based building components
and ready-to-assemble furniture.
Samling Plywood (Bintulu) Sdn Bhd obtains California Air
Resources Board (CARB) Certificate for its hardwood plywood
and industrial panels for exports to North America.
Samling Housing Products Sdn Bhd (Port Klang) obtains ISO
9001:2000 (STANDARDS & UKAS) for the design and
manufacturing of wood-based furniture components.
Magna Foremost Sdn Bhd obtains North America's CARB
Certificate for Conformity in compliance to the formaldehyde
emission standard for its medium density fibreboard.
Samling Plywood (Baramas) Sdn Bhd obtains CARB Certificate
for its hardwood plywood and wall and industrial panels.
Daiken Miri Sdn Bhd obtains CARB Certificate for its
Samling Plywood (Baramas) Sdn Bhd
and Samling Plywood (Bintulu) Sdn Bhd obtain StandardsMark
Licence plywood manufactured to Australian Standards.
Sela'an Linau FMU MTCC Certification assessed to the
MC&I (2001) standards expired. We are actively pursuing
the recertification of the FMU under the restructured
Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) assessed to
MC&I (2002) standards.
Barama Company Limited successfully received the Verified
Legal Origin (VLO) certificate on 7 November 2012, after
completing a comprehensive audit in July 2012. The area
covered by the VLO certificate represents the largest single
block of tropical forest in the world to be certified under a
VLO type of scheme.
Syarikat Samling Timber Sdn Bhd's industrial tree plantation (ITP)
in Segan (Bintulu Division, Sarawak) is the first ITP with fully sustainable
production in Malaysia to obtain forest plantation management certification
under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS), which is endorsed by
the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC). The
certified licenced planted forest (LPF/0014) covers an area of 10,800