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Essentra Specialty Tapes is committed to protecting the local and global environment of the Earth. To minimize environmental impacts concerning our activities, products and services, we shall:

  • Comply with applicable legal requirements and other requirements to which the Company subscribes which relate to its environmental aspects.
  • To include the consideration of environmental issues in business strategies and initiatives.
  • Essentra Specialty Tapes senior management are committed to ensure that protection of the environment is firmly embedded in both the company’s and all employees culture and will endeavor to influence its suppliers and customers in a similar strategic environmental manner.
  • Prevent pollution, reduce waste and minimize the consumption of resources.
  • Consider the wider global impact of all our activities including those of our suppliers, customers, and other interested parties.
  • Educate, train and motivate employees to carry out tasks in an environmentally responsible manner and ensure that a continuous professional development strategy remains core to our business goals.
  • Encourage environmental protection among suppliers and subcontractors.
  • To take into account the feasibility of influencing its suppliers, customers and third parties with consideration to life cycle impacts of their aspects and activities.
  • Encourage and enhance biodiversity and ecology.

The Company is committed to continual improvement of environmental performance. This Policy will be communicated to all staff, contractors and suppliers, and be available to the public through selected media.

HSE Responsibilities

Managers – Shall define Environmental goals, objectives, and programs. Set forth policies and procedures based on established company targets, legal and other requirements. Ensure communication and training requirements are met for supervisors, employees, and other interested parties.

Supervisors – Shall ensure employee compliance with applicable Environmental policies and procedures. Provide training and support for employees. Facilitate communication between employees, management, and other interested parties.

Employees/Interested Parties – Shall comply with Environmental policies and procedures. Communicate issues, questions, suggestions, and concerns to supervisors.

List of Objectives and Targets for 2017:

  1. Maintain an 11% landfill diversion rate through the use of recycling for 2017.
  2. Improve overall Maintenance PM completion percentage from 95% to 98% in 2017.
  3. Improve the S.T.E.P. completion percentage to 75% throughout 2017.


General Operations Manager - Jason Kosmann

Environmental Manager - William J. Vasa