Pilkington: Lahti earns ISO award

The Pilkington float plant at Lahti, Finland has been awarded the new ISO 9001:2002 certificate after a year-long project to achieve the international quality standard.The Finnish plant is only the second Pilkington Primary Products Euroope site to receive the certificate.

"We are very pleased," said managing director Terho Ikonen. "Very few factories in Finland have this certification but more and more customers are asking for it."

The plant now has a fully computerised process management system, which monitors safety and environmental performance as well as quality. "We will continue to improve the system in response to customers' tightening demands," said quality manager Jussi Parkkali.

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