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Environmental commitments

 

Caron  is an eco-friendly leader in the industry. From the choice of materials through the entire manufacturing process and up to packaging, our primary objective is to protect the environment and optimize the use of natural resources.

 

Reforestation

Caron  is a proud partner of both Tree Canada and the American Forest Foundation. Since 2005, 5 000 to 10 000 trees have been planted annually. This translates to over 86 000 trees in total. This number is more than the company uses,  a first in the industry. Read more...   TREE CANADA Final Report - Caron Industries 2016.pdf

 

Wood Supply

Caron  uses wood suppliers that care about the environment. Indeed, they promote responsible forestland stewardship and do not provide wood that comes from controversial sources

 

Eco–Friendly Models

Éco

Éco

Presenting a new alternative in solid wood door panels, the new Eco-Style Collection by Caron is a must see. With it's sleek, soft lines, the Eco series was specifically designed to optimally use our natural resources.  Go Eco and benefit from 15% additional savings. (We save on wood so you can save! )

Barn

Ruggedness , warmth and authenticity of the Barn Style is preserved by using all characteristics of the wood. This way there is less waste and less manufacturing steps (face).

Mozaïk

Mozaïk

The major proportion of these exclusive components is recuperation of wood cut-offs, coming from the manufacturing process of our solid wood laminated tops.

Torri

Torri

Torri style grade adds value to traditonal wood doors and gives them an exotic, classy look. By giving exotic look to domestic wood, we help protect endangered forests.

Enviro

Enviro

Including sturdy center panels constructed entirely from reclaimed agricultural fiber, this durable product is an environmentally friendly complement to wood .

Tropical

Tropical

Our exclusive, innovative tropical style collection is respectful of the environment because it optimizes  wood use by recycling coconut shells.

Héritage

Héritage

A second life . The HERITAGE Style door collection is made exclusively from century-old lumber. Using these boards, no current standing trees must be cut down.

Eco-Friendly Wood Grades

In addition to exclusive eco-friendly models, Caron offers a choice of wood grades for  basic door models that are designed to optimize the use of this precious natural resource.

-Our knotty rustic grade is ideal for wood lovers, but is also very environmentally friendly. By using boards with knots to build doors, we use all parts of the tree. ref. Authentic style

-“No color match”  (or rustic grade) is designed to optimize the use of natural resources and make you benefit up to 20% in additional savings. Ideal for darker tone finishes and solid colors (even clear coating can be used... for wood lovers)

-We also offer jointed wood and formaldehyde free MDF.

 

Finishing

All finishing products are of the highest quality, high in solids and low v.o.c.  We also offer water and polyurethane based finishes.

 

Packaging

Our packaging is done to optimize the use of our 100% recycled cardboard.

 

No Waste

Caron  leaves no wood waste behind.  Wood strips and cut-offs are used in many of our different models as per Barn and Mosaik style. Sawdust and shavings are used to heat up our facilities during the winter. They are also used by local producers of wood pellets.