Mac Arthur Corporation, a Michigan, USA-based supplier of custom labels and die-cut components, has achieved certification to the ISO 14001 environmental management system standard.
The ISO 14001 standard is an environmental management system (EMS) that provides the framework for organizations to identify and control their environmental impact and constantly improve their environmental performance.
ISO 14001 certification demonstrates that Mac Arthur Corporation's EMS is operating effectively and in conformance with the standard. Additionally, it signifies MacArthur Corporation's on-going commitment to sustainability, including utilizing Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) approved materials and water-based inks whenever possible, and a filtrated waste-water system.
Danielle Jerschefske, North America editor for Labels & Labeling, said: ‘Label converting companies like Mac Arthur Corporation that adopt ISO 14001 are required to perform regular audits to ensure its EMS is working effectively and is meeting set environmental goals. Such companies will be able to significantly reduce wastage in their operations and will have the standardized verification to support such claims, an important capability given the growing need for transparency in the supply chain and the need to perform in accordance with new legislation and standards.’
‘Our ISO 14001 certification is a significant accomplishment and validates our commitment to improving the environment. Certification to this international standard reinforces our efforts of minimizing waste and enables a cross-functional team to identify immediate initiatives to further reduce our environmental impact,’ noted Jason Linton, vice president of operations.