Environmental Management System (EMS)
All J&J Industries' facilities are ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 14001:2004 certified and audited annually. This international standard specifies requirements for an environmental management system enabling companies to develop and implement policies and objectives that take into account legal requirements and other requirements to which the company subscribes, including information about significant environmental aspects. These environmental aspects are elements of a company's conduct that impact the environment. The standard applies to those environmental aspects that the company identifies as those it can control and influence.
J&J Industries commits to being an environmental leader in both the workplace and the community though:
• Continual improvement in its environmental objectives
• Reduction of pollution
• Abiding by all relevant environmental regulations and requirements
J&J Industries' Environmental Aspects:
Under ISO 14001:2004, the organization shall establish, document, implement, maintain and continually improve an environmental management system in accordance with the requirements of this international standard and determine how it will fulfill these requirements. The objectives and targets shall be measurable, where practical, and consistent with the environmental policy, including the commitments to the prevention of pollution, to ensure compliance and continual improvement.
LEAN Manufacturing Philosophy
J&J Industries adheres to the LEAN manufacturing philosophy that contains principles and tools for providing higher quality goods and services with less space, capital, time and associate effort. This philosophy focuses on the reduction of waste. This includes the traditional definition of waste as we know it, but also others as well. These wastes are known as the Eight Wastes of LEAN and are as follows:
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