Montréal, Québec, Canada (PRWEB) April 23, 2013
AIM Metals & Alloys LP, a global leader in the manufacture of solder assembly materials, is pleased to announce that its Montréal facility has been awarded ISO 14001:2004 certification in Environmental Management Systems. ISO® (International Organization for Standardization) 14001:2004 is an internationally recognized set of standards that sets out a framework for an organization to develop and implement policies and objectives for setting up an effective environmental management system. Being granted this certification demonstrates that AIM has identified and effectively controlled the environmental approach and impacts of their internal management systems—perpetually improving environmental sustainability.
As stated on the ISO.org website, “When products and services conform to international standards consumers can have confidence that they are safe, reliable and of good quality… International standards on air, water and soil quality, emissions of gases and radiation and environmental aspects of products contribute to efforts to preserve the environment and the health of citizens.” Meeting the requirements of the ISO 14001:2004, represents a symbolic step for AIM in actively working towards reducing the company’s environmental impact.
“At AIM, we understand that our products and manufacturing processes have an impact on the environment,” said David Suraski, Executive Vice President, Assembly Materials Division. “We are thoroughly committed to making a positive difference by engaging in environmental responsibility and sustainability.”
The certification, awarded by Systems & Services Certification, a Division of SGS North America Inc., includes the manufacturing and sale of solder, solder bar, solder wire, solder paste and paste medium, solder powder, liquid flux, epoxy and metal alloys for various industries. Additionally, it includes the reclamation/recycling of solder by-products within the Montréal facility.
Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, AIM Solder is a leading global manufacturer of assembly materials for the electronics industry with manufacturing, distribution and support facilities located throughout the world. AIM produces advanced solder products such as solder paste, liquid flux, cored wire, bar solder, epoxies, lead-free and halogen-free solder products, pre-forms, and specialty alloys such as indium and gold for a broad range of industries. A recipient of many prestigious SMT industry awards, AIM is strongly committed to innovative research and development of product and process improvement as well as providing customers with superior technical support, service and training.
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