Pioneer achieves environmental accreditation ISO 14001:2004
2013-01-24 12:33:56 - Pioneer Trading Company Ltd of Essex is pleased to announce that they have recently achieved the Environmental Management Systems Accreditation ISO 14001:2004 for their windows and doors featuring uPVC extruded hollow profiles.
The awarding of this accreditation affirms Pioneer’s continued efforts to improve environmental management across all aspects of its business operations – including at its two manufacturing plants in Chelmsford, Essex as well as its Willow Windows and Signature Solar divisions.
As part of its environmental management programme, Pioneer has committed to recycling all of its waste materials including Plastic, Metal, Paper,
Laser Toners and Ink Cartridges. It has also invested in energy saving lighting within its offices which switches off automatically when not in use.
Furthermore; Pioneer is also happy to report that up to 40% of its industry-leading Signature Window system profiles are produced from recycled uPVC. This forms part of a Europe–wide initiative to encourage further use of recycled plastics in building products – a process which demands 46% less energy consumption than the production of ‘virgin’ uPVC.
Pioneer Trading Company Essex Ltd believes it has an important moral and legal duty to ensure good environmental performance in all its business operations and, as such, takes steps to provide the necessary organisation, commitment and training to fulfil this obligation.
The ISO 14001:2004 accreditation is awarded to companies and organisations which have taken significant steps towards establishing an environmental and waste management system that conforms to government policies and regulations concerning the environment. The ISO 14001 is an international standard was that established in order to assist companies in minimizing the environmental impact of their operations and comply with applicable laws and regulations as well as help them continuously improve in both.
Pioneer Trading Company manufactures a wide range of double glazed windows, uPVC doors, Conservatories and Orangeries to trade from its headquarters in Chelmsford Essex. With other 20 years of experience in the window manufacturing industry, Pioneer has gained a reputation for high quality products backed with innovative sales and marketing that has seen it assume a position as one of the leading manufacturers in the South East of England.