Superb quality. Black on white.

Plansee only delivers top quality. That is the fundamental philosophy shared by all our employees. Our quality team creates the conditions necessary for this and documents the results for you. We fully understand our responsibility towards our customers, employees and the environment:

We supply you with top-quality products that are specifically adapted for use in your applications. We ensure the safety and health of our employees. We protect the environment and are careful in the way we use raw materials and energy.

Plansee expert team for quality management
Our international Plansee expert team for quality management with Dr. Wolfgang Glatz (outermost right), Director of Quality Management Systems, Plansee HPM
(High Performance Materials Division), taken in November 2017 at the annual international QM-Conference.

Quality management to ISO 9001.

Would you like it in black and white? That's not a problem. Our quality management system has ISO 9001:2015 certification.

Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI)

Sustainability is a constant watchword in our purchasing policy. The requirement for socially and ecologically responsible procurement is set out in our Code of Conduct. Adherence to our strict purchasing guidelines ensures that we are compliant with the Responsible Minerals Assurance Process (RMAP - formerly CFSP) of the RMI.

The use of raw materials from ethically reliable and responsible sources is attested by the following certificates:

RMI (formerly CFSI) certification letter for tantalum (Plansee)
RMI (formerly CFSI) certification letter for tungsten (GTP Towanda)

REACH.

REACH is the regulation on the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of Chemicals. As of 2007, all substances produced in or imported into the EU in quantities in excess of a tonne must be registered with the European Chemicals Agency. Read more about our REACH activities.

Energy management.

We want to be a true energy saver. That's why we implement corresponding projects wherever we can save a lot of energy. To document the measures taken to achieve higher energy efficiency, we introduced the energy management system in accordance with ISO 50001:2011.

Health and environment.

We comply with all legal requirements for Occupational Health and Safety as well as for protection of the environment. Following certificates are available additionally:

Standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management BS OHSAS 18001:2007
bullet BS OHSAS 18001 Plansee SE, Austria

Standard for Environmental Management ISO 14001:2015
bullet ISO 14001 Plansee SE, Austria
bullet IQNet certificate 14001, Plansee SE, Reutte, Austria
bullet ISO 14001 Plansee Tungsten Alloys (Cime Bocuze), France
bullet ISO 14001 Plansee Japan, Esashi
bullet ISO 14001 Plansee India

Our products are RoHS compliant.Read more about this topic in our RoHS statement.

Testing laboratories.

When selecting a laboratory to fulfil your testing, calibration or measurement needs, you need to be sure that they can supply you with accurate and reliable results. Our testing laboratories have been accredited by the Austrian ministry of economic affairs. This confirms, that we fulfill the applicable requirements on quality, competency and technical equipment: Accreditation of Plansee testing laboratories

Information security.

Customer data and our own internal company data should only ever get into the hands of those for whom it is intended. This is why we have an information security management system that is under constant development and which is subjected to an audit once a year. We have been certified as per ISO 27001:2013.