Quality Management

The Management System at Franke Industries is based on the EFQM Model and includes the following Certificates:

  • EN ISO 9001:2015
  • EN ISO 14001:2015
  • EN ISO 3834-2:2005
  • OHSAS 18001:2007 (EKAS)
  • AS9100:D
  • Nadcap NonDestructive Testing
  • Nadcap Welding
  • Nadcap Nonconventional Machining

Customer Approvals:

  • Pilatus
  • Rolls-Royce Germany
  • MTU 
  • Liebherr
  • FTT Deutschland GmbH

The Goal of the management system is to achieve an integral overview of the Company, with all standards, goals and processes defined and documented.

In addition the following points are addressed:

  • Organizational structure
  • Continual improvement and preventive actions
  • Allocation of resources
  • Enabling Business Continuity

The management system is permanently monitored and updated based on performance reviews and accredited audits as well as customer audits. For the actual environmental report or specific information please contact industrie-info.ch@franke.com

Quality Policy

The Management Board of Franke Industrie AG considers quality and customer orientation as an important strategic corporate goal. Our team leaders have committed themselves to making the established quality principles known in their departments, to incorporating them into their daily work and to contributing to their fulfilment. The following  is an excerpt of our quality principles:

  • We want to be the leading expert in the production of hot gas parts for the energy and aerospace market. The fulfilment of the quality requirements and the individual wishes of our customers are therefore our standard of performance.
  • We are at the forefront of technology with our products and continuously develop our processes.
  • We set the same quality standards for our suppliers as we do for ourselves.
  • Constant improvements and a detailed analysis of the root causes are important to us. It is our goal to continuously improve the Integrated Management System (MS) in order to develop ourselves and meet the expectations of the various interested parties.

For the implementation of this quality policy, an integrated Management System has been established in our company, which is used in all processes and departments. This is intended to help our management staff and employees to meet customer requirements at all times and to ensure compliance with laws and official regulations in the long term.

By means of regular check-ups, performance monitoring, reviews and audits, the quality, environmental and safety Management System is periodically evaluated for its effectiveness and consciously developed and improved.

Additionally, the following points are covered in our Management System:

  • Organizational processes
  • Operational safety
  • Detection of non-conformities and initiation of corrective actions
  • Provision of necessary resources
  • Obligation to fulfil all applicable requirements

Enivronmental Policy

With our Environmental Management System according to the standard ISO 14001:2015 we take the responsibility to protect our environment. By this we mean the recording, valuation and continuous reduction of environmental impacts causes by our company in all related areas.

Due to a strict Environmental Management System, we can recognize and use cost-saving potential.

We add concerns and improvement suggestions of stakeholders to our management system and implement them as far as possible.

We undertake to abide by all relevant laws and binding obligations and to continuously improve our environmental performance

Corporate Environmental Principles

With the following principles we are able to realize our environmental policy in our company:

  • We consider, whenever possible, companies with a certification according to ISO 14001.
  • We focus on the careful use of raw material and other resources.
  • All waste and residue material is disposed in accordance with the applicable local regulations.
  • All material is processed for recycling as far as possible.
  • Our employees are regularly sensitized to environmental subjects and taught how to sustainably handle natural resources.

Occupational Safety and Health Policy

We want to ensure the efficiency and long-term existence of Franke Industrie AG by creating and maintaining a safe and health-supporting working environment. Our responsibility towards our employees and all interested parties is our top priority. We want to keep the well-being and performance of our employees in harmony with a comprehensive health management system.

We are committed to comply with the OH&S policy and to the continuous improvement of occupational safety. The necessary financial, personnel and time resources are made available for this purpose. All employees are obliged to comply with all binding obligations. This includes the OH&S policy and compliance with all laws, regulations and guidelines on occupational health and safety.

Occupational health and safety includes the following points:

  • Workplace design and work process optimization
  • Continuous improvement process
  • Compliant and safe machinery and equipment
  • Consideration of the latest state of the art with regard to occupational health and safety
  • Substitution of hazardous substances

Absences from work (illness and accidents) are systematically recorded and the necessary measures are taken by means of the health management process.

Risks and dangers are systematically identified and measures are defined to minimize them. This ensures a continuous improvement of the OH&S management.

Continuous consultation and participation of all employees ensures that we can consistently monitor and fulfill the objectives for occupational health and safety and the measures to achieve them.

With informational meetings on a regular basis, training and further education, we sensitize our employees and strengthen the awareness for safe working in all areas of Franke Industrie AG as well as in leisure activities. We protect our employees from health impairments through comprehensive preventive measures, including the consistent enforcement of our health management system. Emergency concepts are continuously checked by means of exercises and adjusted if necessary. In addition, a large number of trained first-aiders on the site in Aarburg ensure that emergency care is available for both employees and visitors. 

 

Issue date: January 2020