achi Powdered Metals (USA) Quality & Environmental Management System 

        I.            Hitachi Powdered Metals (USA) Policy:

To exceed customer expectations, prevent and reduce pollution, comply with legal requirements, and to continually improve. 

II.                Goal

The goal is the development and maintenance of a management system that provides for continual improvement,  emphasizing the need to exceed customer expectations by defect prevention, reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain, and prevention and reduction of impacts to the environment.


The TS 16949 technical specification, ISO 14001 standard, and applicable customer specific requirements define the fundamental management system.


This Quality and Environmental Policy is communicated to all employees and made available to the public on request.  The involvement of HPMA's workforce and external interested and affected parties in its Quality and Environmental Policy is encouraged through effective communication procedures.



III.               Environmental Objectives for 201

1)      Reduce waste oil by 5%

2)       Reduce volume of copy paper consumed by 5%

3)      Reduce volume of VCI paper consumed by 10%

4)       Reduce electricity consumption by 2%

5)       Reduce natural gas consumption by 2%


IV.                Certifications


Hitachi Powdered Metals (USA) TS16949 Dec. 2006
ISO14001 Jul. 2003
Ford Q1 Sep. 1998