Larch Ltd, the specialist pallet manufacturer within the James Jones & Sons Group, has been awarded ISO 14001:2004 accreditation for continuous environmental improvement. In the last 12 months Larch has invested considerable resource working towards meeting the ISO standard and the project success is a direct result of this commitment.

Stephen Craig, James Jones' Group Environment Manager, commented:

"The team at Larch have put a lot of effort into gaining this accreditation and have been able to draw on the experience of other parts of the James Jones Group to help with the process.

Larch 14001 certificate

Managing Director of Larch, Tommy Cerrone, added:

"We have always had a commitment to quality and environmental issues at Larch and this accreditation is confirmation of that. By meeting the ISO 14001 standard, which complements our FSC and PEFC certification, Larch has been able to confirm its place at the forefront of the UK pallet industry.

Our existing and potential customers can be assured that by choosing Larch they are working with a company able to satisfy the most rigorous environmental standards right through the supply chain.”

Team at Larch with ISO 14001, Tommy Cerrone, Mike Nicholls

The team at Larch with MD Tommy Cerrone holding the certificate of accreditation

Based in North Wales and Cumbria, Larch Ltd offers flexible and cost effective bespoke packaging solutions. Part of James Jones & Sons Ltd since September 2011, Larch Ltd is a successful pallet manufacturing business offering a wide range of 2 way entry wooden pallets and a range of wooden crates and containers. The company employs more than 40 people across its two sites at Wrexham and Workington.