EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Allied Building Products Corp. announced it has earned the nationally recognized Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain-of-Custody certification (SW-COC-003086) through the Rainforest Alliance’s SmartWood program. A nonprofit organization, the Forest Stewardship Council is devoted to encouraging the responsible management of the world’s forests and set high standards to ensure forestry is practiced in an environmentally responsible, socially beneficial and economically viable way. As a Chain-of-Custody distributor, Allied Building Products grants its customers the option to identify and choose Forest Stewardship Council’s certified products knowing there is a system in place to verify the sources of the wood used to manufacture the products and provides a link between responsible production and consumption.

As a certified member of the Forest Stewardship Council’s Chain-of-Custody program, Allied Building Products’ residential and commercial sales teams are now able to bid on projects that are seeking Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System® designation - the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. For more information on Allied Building Products call 800-4-ALLIED or visit www.alliedbuilding.com.