SYNTHEON Facility Receives ISO 14001 Certification

Words: Dan KamysSYNTHEON Facility Receives ISO 14001 Certification

 

Pittsburgh-based SYNTHEON Inc.'s Leetsdale, Pa., manufacturing facility has received ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System certification. This certification recognizes the facility’s efforts to help identify and control the environmental impact of its activities, products and services. ISO 14001 certification also will help the manufacturing facility to implement a systematic approach to setting environmental objectives and targets, as well as provide guidance and accountability to ensure these objectives are met.

“ISO 14001 certification is an important recognition of our company-wide focus on sustainability,” says Antonio Torres, president of SYNTHEON Inc.
ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the world's largest developer and publisher of International Standards. ISO 14001 was first published in 1996 and specifies the actual requirements for an environmental management system. It applies to those environmental aspects over which the organization has control, and over which it can be expected to have an influence.
“This certification is additional proof that SYNTHEON approaches all aspects of our operations with a focus on environmental awareness,” says Paul Pollo, operations director, SYNTHEON Inc. “Receiving ISO 14001 certification further exemplifies our commitment to creating products and processes that are engineered to enhance sustainable building practices.”

 

 

Comparison of Laying Brick Versus Block

Brick and CMU (Concrete Masonry Unit) are two commonly used materials in masonry. As a mason, it is important to understand the similarities, differences, pros, and cons of both materials, as well as the variations in layout and measurement techniques, mo

Westlake Royal Building Products™ to Showcase Be Boundless™ Campaign, Top Industry Trends and New Product Innovations at Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC)

HOUSTON (June 18, 2024) — Westlake Royal Building Products™ (Westlake Royal), a Westlake company (NYSE:WLK), will showcase its Be Boundless™ campaign, top industry trends and new product innovations at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) in Anahe

Bringing Bricks Back To Life with BrickRecyc

BrickRecyc, a machine that removes old mortar from bricks, was invented by three entrepreneurs from Quebec in 2021. Tommy Bouillon, David Dufour, and Hugo Cartier were the innovation's source. The invention emerged out of necessity. Tommy Bouillon, head o

Are Your Employees Safe While Working In Hot Weather?

As the temperatures rise outside during summer months, so do the risks that employees working in hot conditions may be harmed by the dangerous effects it can have. Exposure to high temperatures can be deadly. It’s your responsibility as a business owner