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Environmental Policy

Summit is committed to protecting the environment, health and safety of our employees, customers and communities where we work and live.  Summit recognizes that through integrating sound environmental, health, and safety management practices into all aspects of our business, we can offer innovative products and services while conserving and enhancing resources for future generations.  We will always take appropriate measures necessary to obtain this vision.

In addition to being ISO 14001 certified, Summit views the following key principles as fundamental elements in achieving compliance with our environmental policy:  R.E.S.O.U.R.C.E.

Responsible Manufacturing – We are committed to manufacturing products in a manner that protects employees, the community, and the environment in which we live.

Efficient Use of Resources – We are committed to minimizing waste, increasing process efficiency and maintaining the health and safety of our employees through technology and employee involvement.

Support – We are committed to periodically review and reaffirm its environmental management systems (Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety and Quality).

Ownership – Through training and employee participation, we are committed to fostering a sense of ownership at all levels of the organization.

Use of Product – We are committed to providing customer information in the appropriate use of its products in a safe and environmentally conscious manner.

Reducing Waste – We are committed to prevention of pollution by reducing waste at the source where economically feasible, recycling materials where practicable, disposing of any remaining waste in an environmentally sound manner, and increasing energy efficiency.

Commitment – We are committed to compliance with all relevant occupational health, safety and environmental legislation, regulations, and other requirements to which the company subscribes.

Enhancement – We are committed to continual improvement of all aspects of the organization.

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ISO 9001

Summit Industrial Products first received its ISO 9002 certification in January of 1996, demonstrating a commitment to quality assurance and performance monitoring. ISO 9000 certification is an international quality standard that addresses a comprehensive list of business elements, including management responsibility, order processing, purchasing, process control, traceability, handling of non-conforming product, and internal auditing. Our present ISO 9001:2008 certification is proof of our continuing quality commitment to our customers.

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ISO 14001

Summit is committed to protecting the environment, the health and safety of our employees, customers and communities where we work and live. We recognize that through integrating sound environmental health, and safety management practices into all aspects of our business ... we can offer innovative products and services while conserving and enhancing resources for future generations.

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NSF ISO 21469

ISO 21469 specifies hygiene requirements for the formulation, manufacture, use and handling of lubricants, which may come into contact with products during manufacturing or processing. The international standard applies to lubricants intended for use in food production, as well as cosmetic, pharmaceutical and animal feed industries. NSF ISO 21469 Certification by an independent, third party provides Summit with a means to obtain international acceptance for their products.