Satisfied customers are the foundation of our long-term business success. As a result, our goal is to continually meet our customers’ expectations of our products and other services. In order to reliably ensure that this is the case, we have implemented various internal management systems. These are based on international standards and encompass of all areas of our company.
Elmet Technologies (formerly H.C. Starck Solutions) leverages certified quality assurance tools and systems to ensure our materials are uniformly consistent, standardized, processable and pure. Our complex and demanding product approval procedures form the basis of our long-term customer relationships. To ensure customer satisfaction, the optimization of our production processes and results, product quality and delivery reliability, we exploit a variety of manufacturing methods and techniques such as lean manufacturing, Kaizen, Six Sigma and the Theory of Constraints. In doing so, we are able to continually enhance productivity, process efficiency, waste reduction and our cost structure.
The European REACH regulation (EG 1907/2006) concerning the registration, evaluation, approval and restriction of chemicals came into force on June 1st, 2007. This new regulation is intended to provide a high level of protection and safety for human health and the environment. The implementation of the provisions of the regulation have given a key role to the principle of prevention.
The regulation specifies amongst other things the registration of those materials which are already being marketed within the European Union with tonnage-dependent transition deadlines (see table).
Summary of regulation deadlines:
|materials > 1000t/a or materials > 100 t/a R 50/53 or CMR-materials cat. 1 / 2
|up to May 31st, 2013
|materials > 100 – 1000 t/a
|up to May 31st, 2018
|materials > 1 – 100 t/a
With respect to all questions concerning implementation of this regulation within our company, you can get in touch with the specialists of our REACH team at any time at the following e-mail address: email@example.com
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