QUALITY & ENVIRONMENT

ISO 9001/14001

KERN vekter. AMOT temperaturstyrte ventiler. EBRO instrumenter. Chalwyn.

Environmental policy

Ing. Westad AS, being a small company, recognizes that our business affects the environment. For us, it is important to have an environmental management system that gives us control over our environmental aspects and to be able to minimize negative impact on the environment:

  • We must follow both public and our own requirements with regard to environment

  • We must have clear environmental goals based on risk analyzes, and a program for follow-up of these

  • We will work to continuously improve our environmental performance

  • We will work purposefully to ensure that the industry and vessels we deliver to use the best solutions, including environmental

  • We take into account the life cycle perspective in purchasing and development for both use and resale

  • We must ensure that everyone in our organization knows our environmental ambitions and how our business works to control our environmental aspects

  • We actively communicate our environmental performance to the general public

Our quality- and environmental effort is validated by external, sertified advisors and auditors by the ISO-standards 9001:2015 (quality) and 14001:2015 (environment).

 

Ing. Westad also wants to help our customers achieve their environmental and quality goals: most of our products are components contributing to correct operating temperature of machines and systems – in itself leading to lower emission and lower costs. We also provide systems to prevent fire and explosions, together with instrumentation for quality- and state control. Last – but not least – by choosing quality in every step of our business conduct we contribute to fewer customer complaints and returns of goods – hence to decreased transport load on our roads. This way a small company can still affect the environment considerably. 

Manufacturer's certifications and End of Life Statement

ISO Certifications:

Amot manufacturing sites hold the following certifications:

  • ISO 9001 Quality Management System Certification (Houston, UK)

  • ISO 14001 Environment Management System Certification (UK)

 

End of Product Life Statement:

Before recycling or disposal, please note that many of AMOT / Chalwyn products can be serviced or repaired to extend the working  life, please see the product manual, or contact AMOT for details of servicing kits, spares for local repair, or the potential for return to Amot for assessment and possible refurbishment.

If confirmed at end of life cycle, then this product must be disposed of with due consideration for the environment and relevant legislation and local regulations.  

Note that residues may remain within the product which should be appropriately removed and safely disposed of, prior to recycling so as not to harm people or the environment. 

The majority of the materials used in the construction of AMOT / Chalwyn products are readily recyclable.

AMOT / Chalwyn valves are typically constructed from one or more of the following materials, cast iron, ductile iron, steel, stainless steel, bronze or aluminium and these materials should be recycled where possible, note that some parts may be re-usable or suitable for spares.

Any remaining parts that cannot be recycled, should be disposed of carefully and according to local requirements or legislation and utilising state of the art techniques. 


Compliance

Our products meet the requirements of the following European Directives:

  • ATEX Certification on select products intended for use in hazardous areas

  • CE Certification

  • PED (Pressure Equipment Directive)

  • ROHS/REACH

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