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McCreary Modern, Inc
Best Practice Achievements
2019 Complete the installation of our LED Lighting in the last remaining operation.
6 of 7 facilities have been converted to LED lighting .
One half of the 7th one is now complete.
2019: We have purchased the latest auto nesting software from Gerber (for Leather) , Lectra (for fabric) and Plywood (9 New Onsrud Routers Made in NC) along with the latest machines and digital cameras to enhance the utilization and yields of Lumber Plywood and Fabric..
This has been a multi year multi million dollar investment.
Ongoing: Only Domestic Species of wood are used in our products sourcing from less than 200 miles
We have shared our position and policy on Sustainability with all of our retail partners:
McCreary Modern has always approached sustainability as a core value of our company.
A strong social conscience along with reasonable business stewardship, has always predicated our decision-making process. Long before sustainability was used as a marketing tactic, McCreary Modern understood the multiple benefits of valuing social and natural capital for both moral and economic reasons.
Our business culture embraces the concept of sustainable development. We conduct our factories, procurement of materials and processes to this end:
Charter Member of the Sustainable Furniture Council https://sustainablefurnishings.org/
Rainforest woods have never been utilized in our products
Domestic wood frame materials are supplied by SFI (Sustainable Forrest Initiative) https://www.sfiprogram.org/ & AHMI (Appalachian Hardwood Manufactures Inc) http://www.appalachianwood.org/ 3rd Party certified vendors
Wood components meet the CARB &Federal Standard for Formaldehyde TSCA Title IV
Water based assembly glues are used in all frame assembly applications
Computerized waste minimization drives all raw material yield processes including Lumber, Hardwood Laminates, Fabric, Leather and Cushioning
All Polyurethane foam is CertiPUR-US Certified https://certipur.us/ and contain no CFC’s, TDCPP, PBDE, Mercury, Lead other heavy metals, formaldehyde or FR flame retardants
All Fabrics and Leathers meet UFAC 1 also known as ASTM 1353-08a Flammability Standard without added flame retardants
All Down is Certified Responsible Down Standard Chain of Custody https://responsibledown.org/
Wood Finish Stains are Water Based. Un-yielded Topcoat material is collected and recycled
Strict Energy management of power, water and lights (Facilities have been converted to LED Lighting)
Metal Products contain a minimum of 95% recycled steel or aluminum
Upholstery padding are comprised of 100% recycled Polyester fibers
Packaging materials are 100% recyclable
McCreary Modern requires compliance with the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act for all vendors.
All Material suppliers must adhere to our Vendor Code of Conduct Standards as stated on the McCreary Modern Web Site (http://mccrearymodern.com/
Recycling has been our standard for over 20 years. With over 3,700 tons of wood waste, 715 tons of fabric/ leather waste, and 100 tons of paper and cardboard recycled annually.
McCreary Modern leads the industry in the area of proper stewardship of the environment as well as being keenly aware of our responsibility to be a good corporate citizen. Making decisions that positively affect our business and the ecology have always been a “way of life” at McCreary Modern.