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East Penn Receives Corporate Certification for Environmental Management System Standards

September 11, 2006

 

East Penn is pleased to announce the complete certification of the company's Environmental Management System to the requirements of ISO 14001:2004.

In 2002, an audit was conducted which resulted in East Penn's Wire and Cable Division receiving Environmental Management System certification. Recently, the company's manufacturing site and distribution facility were audited for compliance to the ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System (EMS) standard. The audit, performed by National Quality Assurance, was a complete success and resulted in both facilities being certified to ISO 14001:2004.

The achievement of the company's Environmental Management System corporate certification is a major accomplishment for East Penn and required the cooperation of employees at all levels and functions. East Penn is one of the select few companies in the world to accomplish these certification requirements. The employees commitment and dedication to excellence and quality, not only in the workplace, but towards environmental improvements demonstrates the heart of East Penn's philosophy. East Penn not only produces the highest quality products, but is also committed to improving the quality of life for its employees, customers, and community.

East Penn is a leading manufacturer of high quality lead-acid batteries and accessories for the telecommunications, automotive, marine, commercial, industrial and stationary markets. The company's quality and environmental systems for its entire 490-acre complex have been certified to ISO 9001:2000, ISO/TS 16949:2002, and ISO 14001:2004 requirements. The company claims to have the largest, most modern single-site manufacturing facility in the world. For more information contact East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc., Lyon Station, PA 19536 or visit its web site at www.dekabatteries.com

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