Munksjö announces Health and Safety OHSAS 18001:2007 certification granted for its Stenay mill in France

MUNKSJÖ OYJ, PRESS RELEASE 20 June, 2016 at 10:00 CEST

Munksjö announces Health and Safety OHSAS 18001:2007 certification granted for its Stenay mill in France

Munksjö, a world-leading manufacturer of advanced papers products, announces that its Stenay mill in France has been awarded with OHSAS 18001:2007 certification for their Occupational Health and Safety Management System by SGS accreditation body.

Stenay mill is already certified according to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004, respectively for its quality and environmental management systems. This triple management system certification is a good foundation striving for continuous improvement.

“At Munksjö, we are committed to follow the strictest standards in health and safety management for our employees but also customers and stakeholders. By achieving this milestone, Stenay mill has aligned its practices and processes with continuous improvement in line with the Group’s expectations.” comments Rune Årnes, Vice President Health and Safety.

“Preventing risks and protecting the health of our workers is an absolute priority at Munksjö. This triple certification provides us with a solid framework for constant improvement. We continuously aim at delivering high quality products and service to our customers, manufactured in a sustainable way and with superior health and safety conditions.” completes Roland Le Cardiec President Graphics and Packaging.

Munksjö has 15 sites, whereof 12 are production sites. 11 of these production sites are now certified according to OHSAS:18001:2007.

Stenay mill employs 205 employees and is part of the Business Area Graphics and Packaging. This production site is specialised in the manufacturing of one-side coated papers for flexible packaging, metallizing, labelling as well as release liners and other papers for industrial applications. The site is certified according to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, OHSAS 18001:2007, FSC® and PEFC™ Chain-of-Custody.

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For more information, please contact:
Olivier Courtaux, Stenay Mill Manager, Tel. +33 (0)3 29 80 30 10,


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