Reaching new heights in sustainability
Sonae Arauco is dedicated to adopting sustainable business practices and protecting the long term sustainability of our planet. For this reason, we ensure that each of our wood-based decorative panels are unquestionably created from renewable, recyclable and environmentally-friendly wood providing our valued clients with a quality product and a green choice.
Human-centric Antibacterial Products
Being a customer-centric brand, our prime customer focus is on delivering superior products that have strict and exceptional standards for the environment and your health. The antibacterial qualities of our boards are achieved by coating them with melamine resin which forms a hard, scratch resistant and liquid repellent surface. This prevents dirt particles from sticking to the boards which prevents the reproduction of bacteria.
Sustainability, Innovation and Trends
Being sustainable is about protecting the earth for future generations; by using renewable resources, repurposing waste products and adopting mindful consumption. That is why we believe in providing sustainable wood-based products that have a positive impact on the quality of life and the planet.
Our innovation for any new décors is based on the trend of nature-inspired interior design which replicates the stunning effects and textures of nature such as the undulating lines of desert sand featured by the Chobe woodgrain.
To retain our prominence as a top-class brand, we strive continually to identify the latest in international interior design and architecture trends but at the same time caring for the environment. Our decorative and base products will continuously maintain quality within our accreditation standards each step of the way. Our quantity of decors across the quantity of finishes provide a multitude of inspiring options for idyllic and appealing interior design.
Our melamine-faced decorative boards are E1 certified which indicates they meet the European Panel Industry standards to regulate the amount of free formaldehyde a wood-based panel can emit. Formaldehyde is a highly toxic poison which can also be found in common household products like glue, paints, dishwashing liquids, fertilizers and many more, can cause skin and respiratory irritations and dizziness and suffocation.
For every decorative board bought from our trusted Distributors, you can be assured it has been met with the E1 Certification standard by checking for the E1 rating.
Sonae Arauco strives continually to:-
- Endorse the standards of permitted formaldehyde emissions in our products to maintain our E1 Certification. We continue with our research into finding alternative ways to reduce unnecessary exposure to formaldehyde emissions for our customers and the environment.
- Acquire our wood from suppliers who practise forestry in an environmentally responsible and socially beneficial way and who are certified through two of the largest forest management and responsibility chain certification systems: the PEFC™ (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes) and the FSC® (Forestry Stewardship Council®).
Sonae Arauco is proud of achieving both a local and global presence and of our constant efforts to reach new heights in delivering quality, trendy products that have a positive impact on our planet.. We remain true to our beliefs and values – for a better life, a better future and a better planet.
Keep following our pages for our latest innovations and inspirational ideas to revolutionise your home design.
For more information on our wood-based decorative panels and services, visit us at: https://sonaearauco.co.za/