Clinton, IA - November, 4 2008 - Molded Fiber, a UFP Technologies brand, today announced that it has been certified as an ISO-14001:2004 compliant facility at its Clinton, IA location. IS0-14001:2004 is the internationally recognized standard for Environmental Management Systems.
As designers and manufacturers of recycled packaging solutions, Molded Fiber has a particularly keen focus on reducing its overall environmental impact. ISO-14001:2004 certification provides additional focus on Molded Fiber's energy usage and waste disposal, which are important elements in the company's Environmental Policy noted below:
Recognizing that the world's natural resources are limited and fragile, Molded Fiber, a UFP Technologies brand, considers environmental protection to be consistent with its overall goals, values and operating principles. At Molded Fiber we strive to minimize our impact on the environment in the manufacturing of all our products. The management team at Molded Fiber and its employees are committed to:
- Compliance with relevant legal environmental legislation, regulations and other requirements.
- Promoting the prevention of pollution.
- Continual improvement of the environmental management system.
- Striving to ensure that activities, products, and processes conform to the ISO- 14001 standard and environmental requirements.
Together with Molded Fiber's existing ISO 9001:2000 Quality Certification, the ISO-14001:2004 Environmental Management System demonstrates the company's ongoing effort to serve as a reliable source for sustainable packaging solutions. The company's goal is to extend these values across its supply-chain and customer base in order to encourage sustainability and to reduce the collective environmental impact.