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Corporate Commitment

As a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative surfacing products, we are committed to our role as an environmental steward.

We have adopted sustainable business practices throughout our global operations, embraced emerging green standards set forth by the building community and pioneered environmentally responsible products that have raised the bar for the entire surfacing industry.

Our sustainability efforts have been – and will continue to be – focused, measured and supportive for our business. As a result, Formica Corporation will be a stronger, more sustainable company, poised to provide customers with cost-effective green building solutions for years to come.

Browse our website to learn more about sustainability initiatives and achievements at Formica Corporation, product certifications and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), as well as the comprehensive strategies we’ve employed to make a significant contribution to a sustainable future.

Environmental Strategies

As a responsible corporate global citizen, Formica Corporation has established numerous programs of environmental management reflecting our belief that significant action must follow good intentions and ambitious goals.
We continually develop strategies that enable us to move toward sustainability with efforts to:

  • Reduce energy use throughout the life of our products
  • Reduce carbon emissions by developing renewable energy sources, waste-to-energy technologies and fuel-efficient freight activities per recommendations from the National Center for Sustainable Transportation
  • Work with suppliers to increase recycled and eco-friendly content in our raw materials, making mandatory the use of fibers from sustainable forests 

Green Principles in Practice

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LCA

A method used to measure environmental impact.

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Operations

Management of raw materials, waste & energy.

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Carbon Reductions

Our goals for reducing emissions.

Green Buildings and Infrastructure

Formica Corporation continuously develops new technologies, processes and products to deliver operational efficiencies and to fulfill emerging customer and stakeholder expectations. Formica Corporation recognizes sustainability and climate change as important drivers of new product development.

Formica Corporation memberships include:

  • U.S. Green Building Council
  • ASID Industry Partner
  • Composite Panel Association
  • Mindful Materials 

More on Sustainability

At Formica Corporation, we continually strive to create innovative products that promote a healthier environment to support sustainable design.

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