Headquartered at UK, technical textiles supplier Low & Bonar has been recertified to the new quality management ISO 9001:2015 and environmental management ISO 14001:2015 standards at its manufacturing facilities in Zele & Lokeren in Belgium.
The company, which produces a wide range of polymers to create yarn, fibres, industrial and coated fabrics, geosynthetics and composite materials, says the recertification reaffirms its ability to deliver effective Quality Management Systems (QMS) and drive sustainable, environmentally responsible practices.
The Belgian manufacturing facilities are part of the Civil Engineering business of Low & Bonar and supply both woven and non-woven geotextiles and fibres used for construction in major infrastructure projects including road and rail building, land reclamation and coastal defence.
Brett Simpson, CEO – Low & Bonar Group, commented, “Our goal is to continue to improve quality across the company so that our customers can become more competitive in their respective marketplaces.”
It may be mentioned here that QMS standard, ISO 9001:2015 helps businesses to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, whereas, ISO 14001 helps businesses to make their day-to-day operations more sustainable.
“By achieving recertification of ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015, we are demonstrating not only our commitment to our customers’ successes but also our dedication to making our operations across materials, products, processes and services as sustainable and environmentally responsible as possible,” Brett concluded.