For Klabin, certifications are very important in that they serve as guidelines to constantly improve processes and products. These certifications confirm the organization’s pioneering in seeking to meet customer needs of quality products that are environmentally correct and socially fair, advancing market trends.
FSC® - FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL®
Certification that attests to the correct management of the forest, based on ten principles, among them: the efficient use of the multiple forest products and services, well-being of employees and communities, conservation and biodiversity, detailed management plan, monitoring and assessment of environmental and social impacts.
- Southern Hemisphere's first company to have FSC® certified forests and world's first company to be certified in non-wood forestry products.
- Latin America's only and first pulp and paper producer to guarantee the origin of the raw materials used to make its products, with FSC® chain of custody certification for industrial sacks, paperboard and kraft paper. In December 2016, Klabin’s Pilar Unit in Argentina received FSC® Chain of Custody certification.
- All production from its recycled paper units and corrugated board packaging units is FSC® certified and can serve the needs of clients requiring certified packaging.
- Look for FSC® certified products.
- Declaration regarding the Policy for Associating Projects with the FSC®.
- Declaration regarding the Policy for Associating Projects with the FSC®. (content available in Spanish)
Klabin is the first Brazilian company in the pulp and paper industry to receive the Belgian OK Compost certification for its cement sacks, which attests that the paper sacks decompose completely within 12 weeks without posing any risk of environmental contamination.
American Institute of Baking (AIB)
This recognition attests to the processes adopted by Klabin in its Packaging for Food Program, which ensures the integrity and sanitary conditions of sacks, and the health of final consumers.
FSSC 22000 is one of the most advanced schemes used to ensure the origin of the paper for packaging food.
The new certification was created based on ISO 22000, complementing it by clearly specifying the prerequisites necessary to produce packages that guarantee safety to the final consumer’s health. It sets prerequisites like cleanliness and organization of the production area in addition to the necessary controls of water and air quality and plagues, when producing packaging for food.
It guarantees the paper used to produce packaging that comes into contact with foodstuff.
It defines the most important requirements for a company to establish and operate an Environmental Management System. It is recognized worldwide as a means to improve environmental performance and to control organization costs.
It sets guidelines that ensure a management model able to guarantee product uniformity. It encompasses all process stages related to quality, from project definition to final product delivery.
It allows systematically controlling and improving performance levels when managing health and safety. The employment of OHSAS 18001 shows Klabin’s concern with the physical integrity of its workers and partners.
TPM – TOTAL PRODUCTIVE MAINTENANCE
Created in 2002, Klabin’s Superar Program (PKS) seeks ongoing improvement making use of the Japanese methodology Total Productivity Management (TPM). The main objectives are to reduce costs, increase productivity, improve quality, rationalize product inventory, eliminate accidents at workplace and recognize people.
PKS, as it is called, is built with pillars that support all the program structure, creating a management system that guarantees constant identification of all kinds of losses and the best way to deal with them.
- Correia Pinto (SC)
- Otacilio Costa (SC)
- Angatuba (SP)
- Monte Alegre (PR)
Klabin is the first Brazilian company in the pulp and paper industry to receive the Top Employers seal, a globally recognized certification in human resources. Granted by the Top Employers Institute, headquartered in the Netherlands, the certification is backed by a strict review and audit process. The seal recognizes companies with relevant people management practices every year.