UPM Raflatac has earned multi-site certification to the first edition of the ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System for its ten label stock production facilities.
The certification complements UPM Raflatac’s existing certifications to the ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System and ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System standards. DNV, a global assurance and risk management company, awarded the certification on March 9, 2021, after completing a combination of in-person and remote audits in UPM Raflatac facilities worldwide.
Maintaining quality, environmental, and safety ISO certifications is the floor for international manufacturers in today’s complex supply chains. The nature of global supply chains is making certification to ISO standards increasingly important. Customers not only want to know if a product will satisfy their quality requirements, but also want to know about a product’s environmental impacts and the conditions under which it was made.
“Besides providing assurance of corporate responsibility to our customers, working under the ISO system framework for more than two decades has embedded the continuous improvement mindset within UPM Raflatac. The improvements our teams make in quality, environmental performance, and safety translate directly into value for our customers – which is always our ultimate aim,” says Laura Cummings, Director, Health, Safety and Environment, UPM Raflatac.
UPM Raflatac is leading in sustainable labeling through our innovative self-adhesive label materials and services. We offer high-quality paper and film label stock for branding and promotion, informational labels, and labels with functionality. We operate a global network of factories, distribution terminals and sales offices. Our company employs around 3,000 people and made sales of EUR 1.6 billion (USD 1.9 billion) in 2020. UPM Raflatac is part of UPM. Find out how we are labeling a smarter future beyond fossils at www.upmraflatac.com.
We deliver renewable and responsible solutions and innovate for a future beyond fossils across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Communication Papers and UPM Plywood. As the industry leader in responsibility we are committed to the UN Business Ambition for 1.5°C and the science-based targets to mitigate climate change. We employ 18,000 people worldwide and our annual sales are approximately EUR 8.6 billion. Our shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. UPM Biofore – Beyond fossils. www.upm.com
Source: UPM Raflatac