On June 2016, Interstate Paper Industries (IPI) obtained ISO 14001:2004 certification ensuring an environmentally friendly workplace. The certification confirms that Interstate Paper Industries operates an Environmental Management System which complies with the requirements of ISO 1400:2004 for controlling environmental risks associated with manufacturing of paper tissue rolls. It ensures an increase in awareness and participation thru better communication about environmental issues inside and outside the company making it clear that environmental performance is an important part of Interstate Paper Industries corporate culture.
ISO 14001:2004 certification audit, conducted by third party auditing body British Standards Institution (BSI), covered all relevant processes and operations of Interstate Paper Industries, and did not raise any major non-conformities.
Kamel Khalil, Interstate Paper Industries (IPI) Quality & HSE, explains: “this certification is a new great achievement to IPI. It shows our staff, business partners, regulatory agencies, community and stakeholders that we are environmentally responsible. Achieving this standard reinforces again IPI’s commitment to delivering the highest quality of service and continually improving our business performance while protecting the environment and responding to changing environmental conditions in balance with socio-economic needs”.
About ISO 14001:2004
ISO 14001:2004, the internationally recognized standard, sets out the criteria for an environmental management system. It maps out a framework to help organizations minimize how their operations negatively affect the environment and comply with applicable laws, regulations, and other environmentally oriented requirements.
About Interstate Paper Industries
Interstate Paper Industries in Sadat City, Egypt is a tissue mill that manufactures virgin and recycled jumbo parent tissue reels for local and international converters.