Quality is one of the most important value drivers of our business, the quality delivered by our organization translates directly into the (end) product quality of our customers. We are therefore ISO accredited and have a robust manufacturing system based on in-house and industry best practices to ensure that our customers can count on the highest quality. Furthermore, we continuously update our knowledge and train our staff to maintain the highest service level possible.
ISO 9001: 2008 Quality Standard
Our ISO 9001 certification demonstrates our commitment and ability to consistently provide chemical products that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and our aim to continuously enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the principles in the ISO system, including processes for continual improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.
ISO 14001: 2004 Environmental management systems
The management of AD gives priority to an effective policy on Safety, Health, Environment and Quality with the principles. We see our ISO 14001 certification as a proof of this dedication.
The ISO 14001 environmental management system is a systematic and process driven approach to controlling those aspects of our business that have a significant impact on the environment. The system is proven to make business owners and managers be more aware of their environmental responsibilities, including legal and regulatory accountabilities, and being able to manage and control the associated risks. It demonstrates for AD International the commitment to on-going environmental issues both on a local and national scale. More specifically it helps reduce our waste and carbon footprint significantly.
SEVESO III (BRZO-2015) Safety management
AD International is proud to be SEVESO III certified.The EU SEVESO directive is implemented in all different EU member states, e.g. COMAH in UK, Störfallverordnung in Germany and BRZO in The Netherlands. SEVESO companies are required to prepare and implement a Major Accident Prevention Policy (MAPP) and Safety Management System to ensure that major accidents are adequately controlled, and to ensure the protection of occupational health and the evironment. In The Netherlands, the European SEVESO III directive is implemented through:
- BRZO 2015 (Hazards of Major Accidents Decree 2015); includes company obligations of both upper tier and lower tier SEVESO companies; safety policy and management system, emergency response planning etc.
AD International supports the Responsible Care initiative. Responsible Care® is the global chemical industry’s unique initiative to improve health, environmental performance, enhance security, and to communicate with stakeholders about products and processes.
Full batch control
AD International has a robust manufacturing system based on in-house and industry best practices. Furthermore our ERP system enables full traceability on all batches.
Highly skilled team
The R&D and Laboratory department comprises people from various chemical backgrounds, creating a healthy ecosystem for crossovers that can lead to new insights into both existing and new products. Also the production team of AD International is highly skilled. There is a continuous focus on learning and development. This makes our operators real craftsmen.
AD International has followed the debates and progress of REACH from the early stages and we have now more than seven years of knowledge and experience to ensure successful REACH implementations. AD International fully supports the objectives of REACH and continuously updates its knowledge basis. Please also refer to our REACH Services.