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Quality Management


In this overview of the management systems used at Sonoco Europe the link of the certificates can be found after the respective location.

Status: February 2019

Quality Management (DIN EN ISO 9001)

DIN EN ISO 9001 gives the minimum requirements for a quality management system which an organization must comply to in order to provide products and services that meet customer expectations and legal requirements. Certification according to standard ISO 9001.

Environmental Management (DIN EN ISO 14001)

The international environmental management standard ISO 14001 establishes globally recognized requirements for environmental management. This also includes many other standards for complementary fields in environmental management including ecological balance, environmental statistics and environmental performance evaluation.

Management systems for food safety (DIN EN ISO 22000 PAS 223)

The international standard ISO 22000 is a globally accepted standard for the management of food safety. The standard PAS 223 states fundamental requirements for food safety in the fields of design and package production for food and drinks.

Occupational safety management (BS OHSAS 18001)

OHSAS (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series) is a British certification basis for management systems for occupational safety.

Energy management (DIN EN ISO 50001)

The ISO 50001 is a globally valid standard of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which helps organisations and companies build an energy management system and can also be used as certification to prove that the energy management conforms with the established standard.

Rules and standards for suppliers in the food industry (BRC Global Standard Packaging and Packaging Materials)

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) and the Institute of Packaging (IoP) define together the standards for several trade chains as binding standards for suppliers of packaging materials for food. This BRC/IoP Standard is valid for both primary packaging (direct contact with products) and secondary packaging (products without direct contact).

Forestry Certification

This chain of custody certification is our contribution for the responsible handling of forest resources. 

SMETA (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit)

SEDEX (Supplier Ethical Data Exchange) is a Non-Profit-Organization for companies who are committed to continous improvement of ethical and social behavior within their supply chain.

Management system for the design and production of medical products (DIN EN ISO 13485)

The ISO 13485 is an ISO-standard that establishes the requirements for a comprehensive management system regarding the design and production of medical products.

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