Borroughs Corporation achieves ISO 14001:2004 Certification

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Borroughs Corporation has achieved the highest level of environmental accreditation, the ISO 14001:2004. In parallel with the accreditation, Borroughs has further implemented new procedures to reduce waste and energy consumption, increase the use of recycled materials, and educate employees on environmental awareness.

Tim Tyler, President, said “We are proud of our ISO 14001 accreditation and continue to look for ways to minimize our impact on the environment with new technologies and practices”.

Borroughs Corporation has achieved the highest level of environmental accreditation, the ISO 14001:2004. Borroughs retained this accreditation, again, after a series of audits performed by Alliance International Registrar, LLC. in June of 2010.

In parallel with the accreditation, Borroughs has further implemented new procedures to reduce waste and energy consumption, increase the use of recycled materials, and educate employees on environmental awareness. The Michigan manufacturing facility recently installed new forklift chargers that consume 20% less electricity. For decades Borroughs has maintained recycling programs that encompass everything from recycling paper to scrap wood and pallets. The steel they use contains anywhere from 25% to over 90% recycled content. In 2002 they implemented an innovative paint-reclamation technology that does not release any VOCs (volatile organic compounds) into the atmosphere.

Tim Tyler, President, says, “We are proud of our ISO 14001 accreditation and continue to look for ways to minimize our impact on the environment with new technologies and practices.”

About ISO 14001
ISO 14001 is the international standard that specifies a process for controlling and improving an organization's environmental performance. It’s designed to minimize harmful effects on the environment and continue improvements on environmental performances.

About Borroughs
Borroughs Corporation manufactures high-quality industrial storage equipment, office storage equipment and library shelving. With more than 70 years in business, Borroughs has earned a reputation for outstanding service and responsive on-time delivery. Versatile and broad-based, Borroughs enjoys growth and success fueled by quality products and diversification across several market segments.

For additional information please contact Wanda Myrick, Marketing Director at
269-388-4068, or wmyrick (at) borroughs (dot) com

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