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Certifications

Certifications are nothing without true commitment.  It would only take a visit to our facility or a conversation with a customer to know that each of these certificates and registrations are not marketing pieces to us. They are our way.

Advanced Chemical Company is proud of its ability to maintain quality that is certified to the highest standards. The ultimate goal of maintaining these standards is to satisfy each customer and exceed all expectations by continually improving upon our performance.

For more information on how we control quality, view below or contact our Quality Assurance Manager: quality@advchem.com

ISO 9001 - QUALITY POLICY

ISO 9001 - QUALITY POLICY

Advanced Chemical Company has established its quality policy to provide assurance that our products and services meet our customer’s expectations. The quality management system is an integral part of Advanced Chemical Company’s strategy to continuously enhance and differentiate its delivery of products and services to our customers.

The system has been designed and implemented in order to satisfy all major requirements of the ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9001-2008 standard. All Advanced Chemical Company employees are aware of Management’s commitment to providing quality products and services. They are fully trained to succeed in their respective roles within the quality management system and to embrace this quality policy.

Management and employee efforts will ensure that the following goals are achieved:

  • Total customer satisfaction.
  • Unmatched reputation for integrity & reliability.
  • Persistent increases in sales growth.
  • Conscientious work habits and regard for expenses.
  • Respect and consideration for all employees.
  • A safe and quality-oriented working environment.

Each of these goals provides a framework for the management’s development of the company’s measurable quality
objectives. Management will insure that the quality objectives will be implemented at all organizational levels and
periodically reviewed as customer needs change.

Click here to view our Quality Policy
Click here to view our ISO Certificate

ISO 14001 - ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

ISO 14001 - ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

Advanced Chemical Company is committed to Environmental compliance.  Employees are responsible for following sound practice in planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of all systems and in both facilities.  The Company has established rules and guidelines pertaining to pollution prevention, hazardous waste compliance, energy conservation, avoidance of situations that result in an environmental impact or mitigation, and compliance with all Federal and State environmental regulations.  These guidelines shall be observed, by all employees, at all times.  Employee’s decisions should always be guided by the Company’s commitment to environmental compliance.  Whenever a conflict between situations concerning environmental compliance or the Company’s production processes exists, environmental compliance shall always take precedence.

Advanced Chemical Company has given the responsibility of providing and maintaining environmental compliance to each manager, supervisor, and employee.  All employees shall observe the Company’s regulatory rules and guidelines and use good common sense when reporting environmental compliance concerns.  Managers and supervisors shall periodically inspect the employee’s working conditions for possible environmental compliance issues.  Senior management shall provide strategic planning and ensure that managers keep environmental compliance plans current and that these plans are reviewed in accordance with applicable regulations and the corporate mission. 

Advanced Chemical Company believes the most important part of any compliance program starts with its employees.  Employees are expected to abide by the Company’s environmental rules and guidelines and report any non-compliant situation, no matter how small, to the Environmental Health and Safety Department.  This department shall investigate all situations using the corrective action section of the Quality system.  

Advanced Chemical Company hopes to meet the following goals as a result of this environmental policy:

  • Provide an environmentally compliant work environment for all Company employees and our surrounding neighborhoods.
  • Develop a working partnership with the regulatory community.
  • Protect the environment.
  • Reduce operational down time and any financial costs associated with environmental non-compliance.  
  • Increase customer satisfaction and returns on our investment.
  • Be an industry leader in Environmental compliance.

Advanced Chemical Company’s commitment to this ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY shall include disciplinary action, including possible employee termination, to any disregard of an environmental compliance rule or guideline.  Any questions, concerns, or complaints, regarding this policy, can be directed to any member of Management or the Environmental Health and Safety Department.  Where they shall answer the questions, concerns, or complaints or obtain the answers.

Click here to view our Environmental Policy.
Click here to view our ISO Certificate.

OSHAS 18001 - SAFETY POLICY

OSHAS 18001 - SAFETY POLICY

Advanced Chemical Company is committed to prevent occupational injuries and illnesses to its employees while they conduct precious metal and semi-precious metal recycling operations, which also include manufacturing, size reduction, laboratory analysis and transportation processes.  The company will take into consideration the health and safety hazards/risks that are part of the various processes that employees perform.
 

The management commits to monitor the working conditions of employees and take appropriate corrective and preventive actions to prevent the recurrence of an existing unsafe/unhealthy situation.  The company will also take such actions to eliminate the chance of a potential unsafe/unhealthy problem, which will continually improve the performance of the established occupational health and safety system per OHSAS 18001:2007.
 
As a part of employment, health and safety rules and guidelines, including this policy, shall be observed by employees at all times.   Employees’ decisions on how and when to do a job should always be guided by the company’s policy to health and safety.  Whenever a conflict between an employee’s health and safety or the company’s production processes exists, employee health and safety shall always take precedence. Any employee that may be exposed to an unsafe working condition or an imminently dangerous situation may suspend any or all work activities until the unsafe working condition is corrected.
 
Advanced Chemical Company commits to meet the following goals as a result of this safety policy:

  • Provide  a  safe  and  healthy  work  environment  for  all  employees,  visitors,  contractors  and customers alerting them on individual occupational health and safety obligations.
  • Reduce the number of safety and health incidents by appropriate engineering design/other controls (PPE, training, etc.).
  • Reduce employee down time due to injury or illness of employees through routine monitoring.
  • Monitor compliance and take appropriate corrective and preventive actions to assure compliance with legal and other requirements to which the organization subscribes that relate to its occupational health and safety hazards.
  • Increase customer confidence in our safe work environment.
  • Set the standard for health and safety for our industry by reviewing periodically the extent of fulfillment of defined targets and objectives, in addition to the company’s fulfillment of this policy’s stated goals.

Advanced Chemical Company’s commitment to this health and safety policy shall include disciplinary action, including possible employee termination, to any disregard of a safety rule or guideline.    Top management reviews periodically this occupational health and safety policy to ensure that it remains relevant and appropriate to the current business of the organization. This policy is available to all interested parties through the company’s website and postings at all facilities.

Click here to view our Health & Safety Policy
Click here to view our OHSAS Certificate.

ITAR AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

ITAR AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

affiliation itarProtection of Intellectual property is paramount at Advanced Chemical Company.  Our meticulous processes and procedures are an assurance to our customers that their products are unquestionably destroyed.  Upon request ACC can issue Certificates of Destruction to satisfy compliance requirements.   

Our commitment to your protection is why Advanced Chemical Company is ITAR registered with the Department of State.  ITAR (The International Traffic in Arms Regulations) is a set of regulations that govern the export and re-export of certain controlled commodities, services, and, most importantly, technologies.  It also restricts sensitive information and technologies to only be shared with US Citizens unless special approval is granted. This regulation ensures that anything to do with US proprietary defense secrets are not shared with anyone that our government has deemed not authorized to see or be in possession of.  This includes non-US citizens in the US.

ITAR requires that any person (company) who engages in the business of manufacturing defense articles or furnishing defense services is required to register and keep their registration current with the United States Department of State.  If you manage ITAR materials, it is your responsibility to assure that all of your suppliers have the proper registrations and follow the ITAR procedures.

If you would like a copy of our ITAR letter please email us at quality@advchem.com

 

 

CONFLICT FREE

CONFLICT FREE

affiliation cfsi colorAdvanced Chemical Company is proud to have received Conflict Free Certification from the Conflict Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI.)   

Currently gold is the only mineral on the list of “Conflict Metals” that is incorporated into our products and chemistries. Advanced Chemical Company avoids minerals (specifically gold) that either directly finance, indirectly finance or benefit illegally armed groups from conflict-affected regions. To that end, Advanced Chemical Company does not purchase gold for use in our products or chemistries from the Democratic Republic of the Congo or any of its adjoining countries on the continent of Africa (Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Sudan, Central African Republic, Congo, Angola, Zambia & Tanzania).

This commitment to product excellence and our continued due diligence will help avoid procurement of “Conflict Metals.”  If you have any questions on the CFSI please visit their website www.conflictfreesourcing.org  - or contact us directly.

Michael W. Floskis
Chief Financial Officer
Version 3 - October 2017
 
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Regulation and Consumer Protection Act

 

 

 

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