Basic Policy

Sumitomo Forestry and its Group companies in Japan and overseas have acquired the ISO 9001 quality management system certification and constantly enhance the quality of products and services provided to customers.

The Quality Control and Worker Safety Management Department established in April 2020 as an office directly under the president strives to consistently improve product and service quality and eradicate occupational accidents. This department also rolls out and strengthens quality as well as occupational health and safety management systems by providing guidance and advice to the entire Group.

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Quality Management System

The Quality Control and Worker Safety Management Department oversees matters related to improving the quality of products and services throughout the entire Sumitomo Forestry Group. This department prepares and deploys quality management systems while providing the necessary guidance and assistance to each Group company.

The quality certification acquisition rate of manufacturing businesses throughout the Sumitomo Forestry Group is 77.7% (based on sales).

Acquisition Status of Quality Management System Certifications (ISO 9001) at Each Group Company

Group companies Country Type of certification Date acquired Date renewed
Construction Market Development Department,
Housing and Construction Division,
Sumitomo Forestry Co., Ltd.
Japan ISO9001:2015 September 2015 August 2018
Sumitomo Forestry Crest Co., Ltd. Japan ISO9001:2015 March 1999 November 2019
Environmental Greenification Division,
Sumitomo Forestry Landscaping Co., Ltd.
Japan ISO9001:2015 September 2002 September 2018
The Agro-Products Division, Sumitomo Forestry Landscaping Co., Ltd. Japan ISO9001:2015 December 2019
Sumitomo Forestry Home Engineering Co., Ltd. Japan ISO9001:2015 March 2006 March 2020
Sumitomo Forestry Home Tech Co., Ltd. Japan ISO9001:2015 March 2017
Nelson Pine Industries Ltd. (NPIL) New Zealand ISO9001:2015 July 1993 October 2019
PT. Kutai Timber Indonesia (KTI) Indonesia ISO9001:2015 September 1997 September 2019
PT. Rimba Partikel Indonesia (RPI) Indonesia ISO9001:2015 June 2003 March 2019
PT. AST Indonesia (ASTI) Indonesia ISO9001:2015 October 2002 October 2017
Vina Eco Board Co., Ltd. (VECO) Vietnam ISO9001:2015 March 2014 March 2020
Canyon Creek (CCC) United States ISO9001:2015 August 2003 March 2019

Acquisition Status of Product Certifications at Each Group Company

Group companies Country Type of certification Date of certification renewal
Nelson Pine Industries Ltd. (NPIL) New Zealand JIS certification (MDF) March 2003
JAS (LVL) May 2008
JIS certification: 2014 (MDF) October 2015
CARB certification (MDF)*
EPA certification (MDF)
October 2008
August 2017
PT. Kutai Timber Indonesia (KTI) Indonesia JAS (Plywood, LVL, laminated engineered wood) July 2002
Q-Mark (Door blanks) August 2016
CARB certification (PB)
EPA certification (PB)
May 2017
December 2018
CARB certification (Plywood)
EPA certification (Plywood)
December 2018
December 2018
CE Marking (Plywood) February 2018
PT. Rimba Partikel Indonesia (RPI) Indonesia JIS certification: 2014 (PB) January 2019
CARB certification (PB)
EPA certification (PB)
February 2018
November 2018
PT. Sinar Rimba Pasifik Indonesia JAS (Flooring/laminated engineered wood) March 2012
Vina Eco Board Co., Ltd. (VECO) Vietnam CARB certification (PB)
EPA certification (PB)
July 2017
August 2017
JIS certification: 2014 (PB) December 2018

* The standards in regulations related to the air pollution stipulated by the California Air Resources Board are stricter than federal regulations

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