EMAS sets the highest standards for operational and systematic environmental protection and stands for the European Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme Regulation No. 1221/2009. Established since 2001, the EMAS-LOGO is the award for the fact that a company or organization meets the demanding requirements of the European EMAS Regulation and that this has been confirmed by an independent environmental verifier.
The EMAS logo is the visible sign of:
*the introduction and audited implementation of an environmental management system in accordance with the EMAS Regulation,
*compliance with all relevant environmental legislation
*the credibility of audited environmental reporting,
*the active involvement of employees in environmental protection,
*the provision of information on the company's own environmental performance,
*offering an open dialogue with the public and all interested parties, and
*a commitment to regularly evaluate and continuously improve its own environmental performance.
Certificate of IATF 16949
IATF 16949 is a globally consistent quality management standard for the automotive industry. This standard is acknowledged by all automotive manufacturers.
IATF 16949 complements the ISO 9001 norm with additional industry-sector-specific requirements.
Certificate of SATRA Membership
SATRA is one of the most important certifying companies worldwide for the testing of restricted substances during the production process, as colorants and chemicals, which are be harmful for human beings and the environment.
DIN EN ISO 9001
DIN ISO 9001 defines the general requirements to a quality management system.
Target of this norm is to secure the ability of companies to comply with quality standards in order to improve customer satisfaction.
DIN EN ISO 14001
ISO 14001 has been a globally recognised basis for environmental management systems since 1996 and covers all aspects for continuous improvement of environmental performance. It defines the establishment, implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of an environmental management system.
ISO 50001 is the worldwide accepted norm which supports companies while establishing a systematic energy management.
Such energy management depends on the collection and validation of all energy flows in a company and is the base for the implementation of technical measures in order to improve the energy efficiency, but also for strategic and organizational management approaches.
Leather Working Group - Umweltaudit
This certificate is a confirmation of having passed an extensive environmental audit by the BLC (British Leather Technology Center).
This audit preferentially considers the chemical and environmentally relevant influences of the leather manufacture processes. They are measured, assessed and verified. Furthermore effects and consequences on the staff are additionally examined.
HELCOR, jointly with its sister company HELLER-LEDER, are the first European leather manufacturers having achieved the GOLD status.
Further information: www.blcleathertech.com
OEKO-TEX Leather Standard – Certificate for coated bonded leather of HELCOR.
It is known that HELCOR also finishes bonded leather and by doing this, goes another step towards sustainability.
The HELCORstyle ennobled bonded leather of the company Ledertech holds the OEKO-TEX certificate already since 2018 … now we have likewise achieved another milestone with the OEKO-TEX Leather standard certificate for the HELCORstyle coated bonded leather.