Wilsonart flooring recently launched a new website detailing the company's sustainability efforts and what they are doing
as partner in global environmental responsibility. Wilsonart has been working hard to improve their eco–friendly
programs including certification of laminate flooring and solid surfaces recycled content products by Scientific
Certification Systems. Learn more about Wilsonart's sustainability program that includes people, products, processes, and the
TEMPLE, Texas ––(Business Wire) –– Wilsonart launched a new website to present a
view of what the decorative surfacing leader has done and will continue to do as a responsible partner in global
environmental stewardship. sustain.wilsonart.com presents abalanced view of how the company's products and processes fit into
the larger sustainability picture.
"For more than 50 years, being a responsible member of the global community has
been woven into the culture of Wilsonart," said Rajesh Ramamurthy, Director of
Sustainability. "As our manufacturing and distribution networks have expanded
worldwide, our impact on the environment has become increasingly important. But
the fact is, environmental stewardship has always been our policy of good
business. Sustainable processes and products are clearly opportunities for
innovation and development, and we are proud to lead the way for the decorative
Under Ramamurthy's direction, Wilsonart has worked closely with all parts of the
company to identify and monitor programs, many of which were already in place,
and to develop a plan for continuous improvement in incorporating all aspects in
the company's products and processes. Already this year, the company's key
products (Laminate, Flooring and Solid Surface) have been certified for recycled
content by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), the global leader and
third–party endorser of environmental sustainability claims.
This new certification reflects Wilsonart's insight into what their customers
want and need on the sustainability front. The new website presents the
company's values, products and solutions as a resource to drive these "best
business practices" as leverage for everyone to move forward and meet
From programs that help employees work and grow in a safe, healthy environment
to detailed information about the sustainability story for each Wilsonart
product, sustain.wilsonart.com takes a holistic approach to presenting the
company's commitment to their industry partners in providing environmentally
PEOPLE: Employee programs include education, health, safety and well–being.
PRODUCTS: Sustainability is a process, not a conclusion, to ensure minimal
impact on the environment. Detailed information about the company's ongoing
sustainability story for each product includes product construction (including
key ingredients), certifications & certificates and performance & technical
PROCESSES: Programs span energy and waste management to ensure manufacturing and
distribution processes leave a minimal environmental impact.
PLANET: To be good citizens of the planet, Wilsonart and its employees support
many programs that contribute to the success and quality of life for their
customers and community.
Wilsonart is a leading manufacturer of decorative surfacing products including
Wilsonart® HD® High Definition® Laminate, Wilsonart® Laminate, Wilsonart® Solid
Surface, and Wilsonart® Flooring. The company has been recognized by the
Smithsonian Institution's Cooper–Hewitt National Design Museum, Interior Design
magazine and Home Magazine for design excellence.
Wilsonart® International is based in Temple, Texas. For more information, call
the Wilsonart Customer Service Hotline at 800–433–3222. Consumers can also visit
www.countertop.com and professionals can visit www.wilsonartcontract.com.
Wilsonart, HD, High Definition Laminate are registered trademarks of Wilsonart
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