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Americhem's China plant gets ISO 14001 certification
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Feb '17
Americhem, a global provider of custom colour and additive solutions for polymer-based products, has recently received the ISO 14001 environmental certification for its Suzhou, China, manufacturing plant. This standard recognises Americhem’s special focus on environmental management to ensure social well-being in addition to business goals.

The certification audit was performed by SGS, one of the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Americhem’s China plant also holds ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certifications.

“The certification of compliance with ISO 14001 recognises that the policies, practices and procedures of our plant highlight our commitment to environmental protection,” said Stanley Teoh, Americhem’s vice president and managing director for the Asia Pacific region. “With this certification, our customers can rest be assured that our plant exercises the highest level of dedication to our environment through waste reduction, energy efficiency, green business initiatives, safe work practices and sustainable development.”

One of the main outcomes of the certification is the development and implementation of systems that continuously reduce waste. The environmental certification has led to a goal of working towards zero waste generation and emissions from the plant The Suzhou team began working on improvements in early 2016. (RR)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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