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Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology's Headquarters Receives ISO14001 Accreditation

Published on February 7, 2012 at 6:27 PM

Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology's Bristol, UK headquarters has received accreditation to the international environmental management standard, ISO14001. This certification reinforces the strong commitment and support from Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology's management and its staff to minimising environmental impact.

"This accreditation from our certification body, Det Norske Veritas (DNV), means that we have achieved an important business objective", comments Dan Ayres, General Manager of Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology, "The certification provides us with a platform for improved environmental management. It demonstrates to customers, shareholders and investors our commitment to achieving high environmental standards, and it will assist in supporting our continued growth."

Ayres continues, "In addition to the formal business requirements of the certification, we have put in place an extensive awareness-raising program to encourage our employees to participate, and car share, recycle waste and to rationalise the use of other resources. We actively encourage everyone in the business to participate and continuously improve our performance."

Oxford Instruments Plasma Technology's accreditation recognises the company's determination to manage the ecological impact of its business through tangible measures and a dedication to exceed the expectations of its customers and the community at large.

Part of the Oxford Instruments Group, the company is dedicated to improving and contributing to a sustainable world. Recently the first league table of company performance under the UK Government's Department of Energy and Climate Change 'Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme' was published, with Oxford Instruments finishing in the top 7% of companies.

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