Greenlam laminates awarded for being the Largest Exporter of laminates in India
New Delhi, September 29, 2011: Greenply Industries Ltd., leader in plywood and laminate industry in India, has received recognition for the stupendous performance in exports within its sector. Greenlam laminates are adjudged as the ‘No. 1 Exporter in India for FY 09-10 & FY 10-11’ by PLEX (Plastics Exports Promotion) Council. PLEX Council, sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Department of Commerce, Government of India, today presented the award to Mr. Shiv Prakash Mittal Chairman, Greenply Industries Ltd.
The award is recognition of Greenlam establishing itself as a strong Indian player with great significance on exports.
Speaking on the prideful occasion, Mr. Saurabh Mittal, Joint MD & CEO, Greenply Industries Ltd., said, "We are immensely delightful to receive this precious award. We take great pride in our laminates division and the exports generated. Being the largest exporter of laminates and having realized the demands of international markets, we take the onus of understanding the global designs and writing many more such success stories. Currently Greenlam laminate brand is present in over 70 countries and we intent to take this number to 100+ countries by FY 12-13.This award is the testimony of our dedicated efforts and superlative research and development that has proved its worth today."
Greenply has a devoted research and development division which takes continuous steps to evolve with global markets. The company has been investing heavily in the R&D. Recently the company has also introduced anti bacteria and chemical resistant laminates in the country for the first time The laminates facilities in Behror, Rajasthan are operating on full capacity. The new plant in Nalagarh H.P produces laminate in varied sizes such as 5x12, 4x10,& 6x12 apart from the standard 4x8 feet, which has contributed vastly to the large exports generated by the company. The company has an enthusiastic group of designers who travel round the world to develop and innovate with laminates designs with global appropriateness.
Greenlam Laminates bag Greenguard Certifications
First Non US company in the league
New Delhi, -- July, 2008: Greenply Industries Ltd. leader in plywood and laminate industry in India, has earned the Greenguard Environmental Institute’s (GEI) GREENGUARD Certification and Green guard Children and Schools certifications for its Greenlam Laminates, thereby becoming the first non-US company to acquire it. It thus joins the league of international brands like Arborite (Canada), Formica Corporation (US), Lamin-Art (US), Nevamar (US), Panolam Industries International Inc (US) and Wilsonart Industries (US) to acquire this Certification. The Greenguard Certification Program is the only independent industry certification program for low-emitting products.
The Greenlam Brand laminates were scientifically tested to the GREENGUARD Standards for Low Emitting Products. Earning GREENGUARD Certification means that professionals and homeowners alike can trust the Greenlam Laminates to create spaces free of harmful pollutants. Commercial, residential, healthcare and education project planners and specifiers can take advantage of Greenlam’s GREENGUARD Certified low-emitting surfacing materials
The Greenguard Certification Program helps building, design, and specifying professionals and consumers create clean indoor air by providing an online guide to scientifically tested low emission products. Products certified by the GEI help to significantly reduce indoor air pollution. Thereby it will help to offer products that aim at improving public health and quality of life. GREENGUARD certifications are available online and printable. This is to enable architects, contractors get The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System™ certification for their projects. LEED encourages and accelerates global adoption of sustainable green building and development practices through the creation and implementation of universally understood and accepted tools and performance criteria. LEED is a third-party certification program and the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED gives building owners and operators the tools they need to have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings’ performance. LEED promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in five key areas of human and environmental health: sustainable site development, water savings, energy efficiency, materials selection and indoor environmental quality
Architects, real estate professionals, facility managers, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, construction managers, lenders and government officials all use LEED to help transform the built environment to sustainability. State and local governments across the country are adopting LEED for public-owned and public-funded buildings; there are LEED initiatives in federal agencies, including the Departments of Defense, Agriculture, Energy, and State; and LEED projects are in progress in 41 different countries, including Canada, Brazil, Mexico and India.
Commenting on the receipt of the Certification, Mr. Saurabh Mittal, JMD, Greenply Industires Ltd., said, "We are extremely pleased not only to receive this Certification, but are proud to be the first non US company to acquire it. It is a matter of great pride that we have helped put India on the international map of producing low-emitting products. We are happy to be the first in the country towards providing people with safer products which will contribute towards a healthier lifestyle."
About Greenguard Institute
The Greenguard Environmental Institute (GEI) is an independent, non-profit organization that oversees the Greenguard Certification Program and its mission is to improve public health and quality of life through programs that improve indoor air. As an ANSI (American National Standards Institute) the GEI establishes acceptable standards for indoor products and testing protocols. The Institute’s goal is to improve public health and quality of life by helping manufacturers build better and safer products.