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Accreditations & Certifications

DS Smith has a range of different accreditations and certifications to demonstrate our commitment to the automotive industry and ensuring we deliver the highest standards on a consistent basis. Below you will find just a few of our third party certifications.

 Third party certification of our products and processes helps DS Smith maintain best practice in delivering results for our customers in the safest manner possible for our people and our planet.

ISO 9001, Quality Management Systems

Thanks to the implementation of a Quality Management System according to UNE-EN ISO 9001, the organization demonstrates its ability to consistently provide products or services that meet customer requirements and regulatory requirements applicable.

ISO 14001, the focus of environmental management

The implementation of an Environmental Management System according to the UNE-EN ISO 14001, offers the possibility to systematize, in a more simple way, the environmental aspects generated in each of the activities taking place in the organization, and promote environmental protection and the prevention of pollution from a viewpoint of balance with socio-economic aspects.

OHSAS 18001, Occupational Health and Safety

OHSAS 18001 specifies requirements for a management system for Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), designed to enable an organization to control its risks and improve its performance.

ISO/TS16949 issued by SGS UK and AFNOR Certification

The expanded foam division of DS Smith Plastics has two UK facilities (Northampton and Spennymoor) that have been accredited to the automotive industries highest quality standard, ISO/TS16949. The DS Smith St Just plant in France has also achieved ISO/TS16949 certification.