Retford Facility now ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Accredited

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Retford Facility now ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 Accredited

Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation based in Retford, England is proud to announce, following a comprehensive audit of the company’s quality and environmental management systems, that the facility has successfully been accredited to the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 standards.

Ray Cann, Managing Director at Trelleborg’s applied technologies operation, says “We are delighted to be ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 accredited.  I’m pleased to say we passed with flying colors, demonstrated our commitment to providing quality products and services to our current and future customers. In addition to this, we demonstrated our commitment to environmentally friendly practices and minimizing waste.

“Meeting the new standards involved participation from everyone within the organization. It required commitment and a forward-looking strategy from our top management to understand and identify all stakeholder needs, establish the risks and opportunities for the business going forward and to look into how we can continually improve to meet our customers’ needs.

"I would like to thank everyone involved in achieving the accreditations, as it ensures that we remain a leading innovative supplier of polyurethane elastomer solutions.” 

The ISO 9001:2015 certification ensures that we have a framework and set of principles that provide effective processes and people to deliver a quality product and service time after time, this includes:

  • Customer satisfaction: Deliver products that consistently meet our customer requirements.
  • Reduced operating costs: Continual improvement of our processes and resulting operational efficiencies.
  • Improved stakeholder relationships: Improve the perception of your organization with our staff, customers and suppliers.
  • Legal compliance: Understand how statutory and regulatory requirements impact our organization and customers.
  • Improved risk management: Greater consistency and traceability of our products and services means problems are easier to avoid and rectify.
  • Proven business credentials: Independent verification against a globally recognized industry standard.
  • Ability to win more business: Procurement specifications often require ISO 9001:2015 certification as a condition to supply.

The ISO 14001:2015 certification provides a framework for implementing sustainable environmental practices, this includes:

  • Improved environmental management: We have quantifiable, scalable tools to reduce our resource use, improve the overall efficiency of our business and keep the larger impact of our operations to an absolute minimum. 
  • Legal compliance: We operate by a set of industry-recognized best practices which ensures we meet the regulatory challenges of the future. 
  • Reduced operating costs: Achieving efficiencies in energy and water usage which minimizes waste. 
  • Improved stakeholder relationships: We can demonstrate to new customers that we are taking proactive steps to do the responsible for the future of our planet.
  • Proven business credentials: Independent verification against a globally recognized industry standard.
  • Ability to win more business: Procurement specifications often require ISO 14001:2015 certification as a condition to supply.