The name KROYA was taken from an Ancient Javanese Language, which means : Banyan Tree. Banyan tree is native to India and Pakistan, but then it spread widely throughout tropical Asia. The huge sized Banyan tree acts as a shield, protects from hot sun. In most traditional villages of South Asia, a huge banyan tree […]
“We have good wood security” is a refreshing quote from an Indonesian flooring producer, committed to sustainable and legal wood supply, and is a message that the world needs to hear if the country is to take its rightful place in the global market. That’s important given the long term increasing demand for flooring developing within the Asian domestic markets, especially in
China and within Indonesia itself. SF Resources runs a plant of 2,500 people in Java.
PT. Seng Fong Moulding Perkasa (SFMP), a subsidiary of Singapore-based SF Resources Group, is the largest timber flooring manufacturer in East Java, Indonesia. A GFTN trade participant since 2006, SFMP obtained FSC CoC certification in August 2011, and now maintains a chain of custody document management system to run its entire production process. The company also obtained the Timber Legality Assurance System (TLAS)certificate in November 2010, a mandatory verification for exporters. SFMP exports more than 18,000 m3 of wood products annually, including to Europe and Australia. Over the years, SFMP has grappled with the challenge of attaining enough certified wood to fulfill demand.
Here, SFMP’s General Manager Koh Ee Lin discusses what the company is doing to prepare for the EU Timber Regulation.