Quality, environmental protection, health protection and plant safety

BYK consistently gears its activities to sustained profitable growth. However, we can only achieve economic success in the long term if we also bear in mind ecological and social aspects and anchor them firmly in our company. Our understanding of sustainability is a triad of economy, ecology, and corporate social responsibility.

Customer

We create value for customers by developing, manufacturing, selling, delivering and supporting innovative differentiated solutions in the area of Additives based on technology and application expertise in selected industries, globally.

Our management systems enable us to continue to focus on the needs of our customers and create additional customer benefits through fast, effective and comprehensive solutions. It is also possible to look for improvement opportunities to work more efficiently, to respond quickly and flexibly to our customers' needs and to provide the best possible service to our customers. This also allows us to be a recognized leader in innovation, technology and service for our differentiated product solutions.

Environment

Protecting the world’s natural resources is one of our primary responsibilities. We all are required to reduce the environmental effects of our business activities continuously. BYK is working intensively to develop the most sustainable production processes, conserve our natural resources, protect human life and minimize the burden on the environment. Our products should also increase sustainability in the applications of our customers.

Social Responsibility

We believe that safety and health in the workplace take priority over economic concerns. Therefore, we provide a safe environment for people with a focus on process and product safety. This includes the neighborhoods of our production sites and our customers.

BYK as a division of ALTANA is member of United Nations Global Compact. Therefore, our suppliers have to commit to the Global Compact's 10 principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. All Business Managers and Managing Directors are obliged to comply with the principles of Responsible Care Initiative of the Chemical Industry.

Our Management System

BYK´s contribution to sustainability is based on our management systems. Quality management, environmental management, health protection and plant safety support our activities to ensure a sustained profitable growth. Various sustainability criteria find their way into decision-making processes.

Our Certificates

BYK USA Inc., Earth City

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

BYK USA Inc., Gonzales

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

Certificate Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)

Certificate Occupational Health & Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001)

BYK USA Inc., Louisville

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

Certificate Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)

Certificate Occupational Health & Safety Management System (ISO 45001)

BYK Additives Limited, Widnes

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

Certificate Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)

Certificate Occupational Health & Safety Management System (ISO 45001)

BYK Netherlands B.V., Deventer and Denekamp

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

Certificate Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)

BYK Netherlands B.V., Nijverdal

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

BYK-Chemie GmbH, Kempen

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

Certificate Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)

Certificate Energy Management System (ISO 50001)

Seal of approval >>Systematic Safety<<  (ILO-OSH 2001 / OHSAS 18001:2007)

BYK-Chemie GmbH, Moosburg

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

Certificate Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)

Certificate Energy Management System (ISO 50001)

BYK-Chemie GmbH, Schkopau

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

Certificate Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)

Certificate Energy Management System (ISO 50001)

BYK-Chemie GmbH, Wesel

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

Certificate Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)

Certificate Energy Management System (ISO 50001)

Seal of approval >>Systematic Safety<<  (ILO-OSH 2001 / OHSAS 18001:2007)

BYK-Gardner

Certificate of accreditation (ISO/IEC 17025)

BYK-Gardner GmbH

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

Certificate Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)

BYK Tongling Co., Ltd.

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

Certificate Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)

Certificate Occupational Health and Safety Management System (ISO 45001)

BYK USA Inc., Wallingford

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

Certificate Environmental Management System (ISO 14001)

BYK USA Inc., Chester

Certificate Quality Management System (ISO 9001)

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