Release: July 15, 1999
The Engineering Business Group of NGK INSULATORS, LTD. (President: Masaharu Shibata, Head Office: Nagoya), acquired certification on June 25, 1999 for ISO 14001, an international standard for environmental management systems, and received a certificate from Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Limited ("LRQA" in U.K.), an inspection body.
The registered scope includes the comprehensive business activities associated with project management, engineering, design, development, procurement and construction management in regards to facilities/equipment for treating of water and waste water, waste, low and medium level radioactive waste, and noise control equipment.
The Engineering Business Group decides on its own environmental policy based on the environmental principles used throughout the company and contributes to environmental conservation through the following activities:
The major three domestic plants of NGK have already obtained ISO14001 in March 1998. NGK, along with its domestic and international group companies, is going forward with acquisition of ISO14001.