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Constellium Achieves ISO 50001 Certification at Its German Facilities
By: Marketwire .
Nov. 29, 2012 11:56 AM
PARIS -- (Marketwire) -- 11/29/12 -- Constellium's industrial sites in Burg, Crailsheim, Landau and Singen, Germany, have passed successfully the ISO 50001 energy management system certification audit conducted by DEKRA and DQS, two certification bodies reputed worldwide. This important achievement is representative of the company's commitment to sustainable development.
ISO 50001, the international standard on energy management, drives the attention of industrial companies to lay greater emphasis on increasing their energy efficiency. "For Constellium, energy management goes beyond efficient industrial processes and subsequent savings: it also helps reduce the environmental footprint. With a certified energy management system for all our sites in Germany, we make a significant contribution to the sustainable development of our company," said Walter Bürgi, Director Environment Health Safety, Constellium.
Promoting a thorough approach to deploy its sustainability strategy, Constellium recently joined the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) through which it transparently discloses its carbon footprint and strategy related to climate change and environmental impact. Constellium is also one of the founding members of the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative -- along with other leading producers and users through the aluminium value-chain -- which aims to create a standard for sustainable, social and environmental practices through a multi-stakeholder approach within the industry.
Constellium's facilities in Burg, Crailsheim and Landau are specialized in soft alloys activities. They supply German and Central European markets with aluminium extrusion profiles that are available in both small and large cross- sections. Constellium manufacturing plant in Singen is highly reputed for its high-grade cold mills, integrated hot/cold rolling line and one of the largest extrusion presses in the world.
About Constellium Constellium, formerly Alcan Engineered Products, is a global sector leader that develops innovative, value added aluminium products and solutions for a broad scope of markets and applications, including aerospace, mass transportation, automotive, packaging, energy and building and construction. With over 9,000 employees Constellium is structured in 3 divisions: Global Aerospace, Transportation and Industry (Global ATI); Specialty Sheet; Extrusions & Automotive Structures. Constellium, with headquarters in Paris, is owned by affiliates of Apollo Global Management (51%), Rio Tinto (39%) and the "Fonds Stratégique d'Investissement" FSI (10%). Constellium generated EUR3.6 billion of revenue in 2011.
Constellium German facilities achieve ISO 50001: http://hugin.info/151297/R/1661551/538311.pdf
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