Steelhead Composites Achieves 14001:2015 Environmental Certification

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  • (1888PressRelease) September 07, 2018 - Golden, CO – Steelhead Composites, a leading provider of composite overwrapped pressure vessels and composite structures, is pleased to announce receipt of its ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System certification. ISO 14001 is a global standard and through the certification process, Steelhead Composites has earned accolades for its commitment to measure and reduce the impact on the environment.

    The ISO 14001:2015 certification exemplifies Steelhead Composites commitment to identify the environmental impact of its operations, adhere to regulatory requirements and take a systematic approach to continuously improving performance.

    "At Steelhead, we design and manufacture products to change the world for the better, including many products which are used in zero-emission systems" said Andrew Coors, CEO of Steelhead Composites. "Our culture is based in sustainability, minimizing our negative impact on the environment and holding ourselves to high standards of responsibility."

    "Nestled in the foothills of Colorado, we are surrounded by pristine environment and celebrate an active, outdoor lifestyle within our company" said Curt Honcharik, Director of Quality. " Steelhead has chosen to pursue the 14001 certification to show our commitment to reducing our impact on the environment and continuously improving our footprint.”

    Steelhead Composites’ Environmental Policy, available on the corporate website, states: “The environment, along with its resources, provides the foundation on which businesses and communities are brought together to innovate, grow and co-exist. In turn, all partners in this relationship have a responsibility to support and sustain the environment while continually reducing their impact. As a community partner, Steelhead Composites pledges to limit adverse effects to the environment through its products, processes and operations by:

    • Minimizing pollution, non-recyclable waste and energy usage
    • Considering the wider environmental impact of our product designs, manufacturing process and final products
    • Encouraging environmental sustainability among subcontractors and vendors
    • Meeting or exceeding all local, regional, federal and customer-imposed environmental regulations and obligations
    • Defining company goals and key performance indicators related to environmental objectives
    • Educating, training and motivating employees on this policy and the importance of sustainable environmental practices
    • Making its environmental policies, practices and results available to the community
    • Continually improving the Environmental Management System
    • Obtaining senior management commitment to ensure the company culture prioritizes the protection of the environment

    About Steelhead Composites
    Steelhead Composites is a world class advanced manufacturing company, based in Golden, Colorado (USA). Steelhead is dedicated to the design, manufacturing and testing of specialty lightweight composite pressure vessels to be used for weight-sensitive energy and fuel storage applications. Our specialties include lightweight bladder, diaphragm and piston accumulators, hydrogen storage vessels for fuel cells, gas storage and transport, and other composite structures. We also offer a full array of technical services in vessel design, metal spin forming, filament winding, prototyping and testing of high pressure vessels.

    Our patented technologies and engineering know-how in composite pressure vessels enable us to develop and certify products specific to customer needs. Steelhead prides itself on being able to deliver reliable, safe and custom vessels within a set, and often short, timeframe by relying on our in-house experts and dedication to manufacturing excellence. This allows Steelhead to bypass the traditional vendor / customer relationship by being more of a strategic partner to our customers through active participation in the development and launch of new products.

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    Contact Steelhead Composites
    Marisa Veni Sundy, Director of Business Development
    Phone: +1-720-524-3360 / Email: msundy ( @ ) steelheadcomposites dot com

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