PEFC Certification

Reliably assuring the responsible handling of the natural resources used along the entire upstream supply chain is indispensable for more and more companies. The two globally recognized forest certification systems PEFC and FSC® offer a variety of tools to implement this goal in the best possible way in your company. By using the logo on your products and promotional materials after certification, you communicate your corporate commitment to sustainable forest management effectively to the public and strengthen the brand value of your products and your company.


Holzforschung Austria – your competent partner on the way to PEFC certification

Since the start of PEFC activities in Austria, we have been accredited as a PEFC Chain of Custody (CoC) certification body (worldwide). High technical competence, extensive knowledge of certification-relevant processes in companies in the wood, paper and printing industries, rapid implementation of certification in close communicative exchange with the companies and the associated high level of customer satisfaction have made us the clear market leader in Austria.

Convince yourself of our offer and contact us. We will send you an offer tailored to your company immediately, depending on your company size, the complexity of your company processes and the scope of certification.

You can find more information on the certification process, the most important PEFC standards, our complaints system and the contractual provisions of the certification body in our download area:

PEFC certification documents

Information on PEFC

Founded in 1999 as the Pan European Forest Certification Council (PEFC) in Paris, non-European members also joined in 2002, so that in 2003 the meaning of the acronym PEFC was changed to “Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification schemes”. The primary goal of PEFC is to improve sustainable forest management in terms of economic, ecological and social standards. Further information on PEFC can be found at or

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Our services

PEFC single location certification

Standard certification for companies with one location. In certain circumstances, an additional location can be included in the certificate.

PEFC Multi-Site certification

Certification option for large companies that are linked by their ownership structure or by legal/contractual agreements.

PEFC group certification

Designed in compliance with special framework conditions for the certification of small, independent companies that join forces and get themselves certified as a group.

PEFC project certification

Specific form of CoC certification for the construction/manufacture of a unique object (e.g. a building) for which PEFC-certified products are used.

Combined certification PEFC and FSC®

Each of the four PEFC services presented can also be carried out together with an FSC® certification. The associated synergy effects enable us to provide you with a particularly inexpensive combination offer.

Detail page “FSC® Chain of Custody Certification”

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