Arvin Roll Coater Announces First in Industry ISO 14001 Certification.Business Editors
COLUMBUS, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 21, 2000
Arvin, Inc. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange :ARV), today announced that its Roll Coater Division has successfully achieved ISO (1) See ISO speed.
(2) (International Organization for Standardization, Geneva, Switzerland, www.iso.ch) An organization that sets international standards, founded in 1946. The U.S. member body is ANSI. 14001 certification at its Weirton, West Virginia Weirton is a city located in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia. Most of the city is in Hancock County, with the remainder in Brooke County. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 20,411 (16,525 in Hancock County, 3,886 in Brooke County). , plant.
This milestone marks what is believed to be the first ISO 14001 certification awarded to a metal coil coater in North America. This achievement also marks the second Arvin facility within North America to receive the award. Arvin Purolator earned this honor in 1999.
ISO 14001 certification requires the creation and documented execution of a comprehensive environmental management system (EMS) aimed at compliance and improved environmental performance. An independent auditor must verify that an organization has implemented a functional EMS that meets all of the requirements of the International Standard. The Arvin Roll Coater Weirton plant was audited by the world-renowned ISO certifying firm, Environmental Resources Management Certification and Verification Services (ERM (Enterprise Relationship Management) An umbrella term with many shades of meaning over the years. It may refer to the management of information from any or all of an organization's customers, suppliers, business partners and employees. CVS (1) (Concurrent Versions System) A version control system for Unix that was initially developed as a series of shell scripts in the mid-1980s. CVS maintains the changes between one source code version and another and stores all the changes in one file. ).
Kelly Garbin, Accounts Manager of the National Coil Coaters Association, stated, "To the best of our association's knowledge, Arvin Roll Coater's successful completion of ISO 14001 certification marks a first for the industry in North America."
Arvin Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, V. William Hunt, commented, "This is an exciting day for both Arvin Roll Coater and our employees. We are pleased to be recognized for our commitment to protecting, promoting and educating our employees in environmental policies that benefit the world we live in." Hunt continued, "Arvin will continue to strive to be a leader in the implementation of systems and applications that will benefit the company, our employees, our communities, and the world."
Arvin Roll Coater President Donald E. Ebert added, "I take great pride in the effort and initiative put forth by our environmental team and our Weirton associates. Anytime an organization can claim `first on the continent', it reflects very favorably upon the proactive nature of its workforce. I am pleased to see Arvin Roll Coater forging ahead into an environmental leadership position."
Arvin Roll Coater is one of the leading prepainted steel and aluminum coil coaters in the world. It operates six coating lines in four locations, and also provides slitting, embossing embossing, process of producing upon various materials designs or patterns in relief by mechanical means. The material is pressed between a pair of dies especially adapted to its hardness and the depth of the design needed. , and laminating services. It adds value to metal for the automotive, appliance, HVAC (Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning) In the home or small office with a handful of computers, HVAC is more for human comfort than the machines. In large datacenters, a humidity-free room with a steady, cool temperature is essential for the trouble-free , construction, lighting, and other various industries. Arvin Roll Coater is headquartered in Indianapolis and is a wholly owned subsidiary Wholly Owned Subsidiary
A subsidiary whose parent company owns 100% of its common stock.
In other words, the parent company owns the company outright and there are no minority owners. of Arvin, Inc. More information about Arvin Roll Coater may be obtained at http://www.rollcoater.com.
Arvin Industries, Inc., is a global manufacturer of automotive components with over 60 manufacturing facilities and 6 technical centers located in 22 countries. Arvin is a leading manufacturer of automotive exhaust systems; ride control products; air, oil and fuel filters; and gas charged lift supports. Our products are sold under various trademarks including Arvin, Maremont, Timax, ANSA ANSA - Advanced Network Systems Architecture and ROSI ROSI Return on Security Investment
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