Management System Certification Status and Site Report

Group Companies

The Group operates in 15 countries and regions, including Japan. Production sites are color-coded according to the category of products manufactured.

Management System Certification Status

Business siteCertification status
QualityEnvironmentalOccupational Health and Safety
Kobe Facility Office-ISO 14001ISO 45001
ISO 9001ISO 14001ISO 45001
Shizuoka PlantIATF 16949
ACMJIS Q 9100
Kanuma PlantISO 9001ISO 14001ISO 45001
Utsunomiya PlantISO 9001ISO 14001ISO 45001
CRM, LαZIATF 16949
Amagasaki PlantFilms and sheets, Cover tapeISO 9001ISO 14001ISO 45001
Food safetyFSSC22000
Primary packaging materials for medicinal productsISO 15378
Medical devices product warehouseISO 13485
S.B. Sheet Waterproof Systems Co., Ltd.Head OfficeISO 9001ISO 14001-
Kanuma PlantISO 14001ISO 45001
Nara PlantISO 14001OHSAS 18001
Kyushu Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.ISO 9001ISO 14001ISO 45001
IATF 16949
Yamaroku Kasei Industry Co., Ltd.ISO 9001ISO 14001-
Akita Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.MedicalISO 13485ISO 14001ISO 45001
Bio-
ResinsISO 9001
Hokkai Taiyo Plastic Co., Ltd.-ISO 14001-
S.B Research Co., Ltd.ISO 9001--
Sumitomo Bakelite (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.: EME, CRMISO 9001ISO 14001ISO 45001
IATF 16949
Sumitomo Bakelite (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.ISO 9001ISO 14001-
IATF 16949
Sumitomo Bakelite (Nantong) Co., Ltd.PM, PR, ECRISO 9001ISO 14001-
IATF 16949
Films and sheetsISO 22000
FSSC22000
Sumitomo Bakelite (Dongguan) Co., Ltd.ISO 13485ISO 14001ISO 45001
住Sumitomo Bakelite Macau Co., Ltd.ISO 9001ISO 14001-
Sumitomo Bakelite (Taiwan) Co., Ltd.ISO 9001ISO 14001OHSAS 18001
IATF 16949
SNC Industrial Laminates Sdn. Bhd. (SNC)ISO 9001ISO 14001OHSAS 18001
AS 9100
Sumitomo Bakelite Singapore Pte. Ltd. (SBS)ISO 9001ISO 14001OHSAS 18001
IATF 16949
SumiDurez Singapore Pte. Ltd. (SDS)ISO 9001ISO 14001OHSAS 18001
IATF 16949
PT. Indopherin Jaya (IPJ)ISO 9001ISO 14001ISO 45001
P.T. SBP Indonesia (SBPI)ISO 9001ISO 14001OHSAS 18001
Sumitomo Bakelite North America, Inc. (Manchester)ISO 9001ISO 14001OHSAS 18001
IATF 16949
Durez Corporation (Kenton)ISO 9001-OHSAS 18001
Durez Corporation (Niagara Falls)ISO 9001-OHSAS 18001
AS 9100
Durez Canada Co., Ltd. (Fort Erie)ISO 9001-OHSAS 18001
Promerus, LLCISO 9001--
Sumitomo Bakelite Europe NV (SBE)ISO 9001ISO 14001ISO 45001
Sumitomo Bakelite Europe (Barcelona), S.L.U. (SBEB)ISO 9001ISO 14001ISO 45001
Vyncolit NV (VNV)ISO 9001ISO 14001ISO 45001
Vaupell Industrial Plastics, Inc. (Ballard&Everett Plant)ISO 9001--
AS 9100
Vaupell Molding & Tooling, Inc. (Agawam Plant)ISO 9001--
ISO 13485
AS 9100
Vaupell Molding & Tooling, Inc. (Constantine Plant)ISO 9001--
ISO 13485
AS 9100
Vaupell Molding & Tooling, Inc. (Hudson Plant)ISO 9001--
ISO 13485
Russell Plastics Technology Company, Inc. (Lindenhurst)ISO 9001--
AS 9100
Vaupell China (Dongguan) Co., Ltd. (VCD)ISO 9001--
EN 9100
  • We have received assurance that the certifications for the aforementioned management system at each business site are valid covering fiscal 2019 (from April 2019 to March 2020; when certification was newly acquired in April 2019 or thereafter, from the registration date to March 2020).
  • Acquired in an integrated manner with Sumitomo Bakelite's Kanuma Plant.

Site Report

Below you will find detailed information about each business site and subsidiary company. For information on initiatives at various production site, please see the Integrated Report "P96-102 Site Report".

  • Air and water quality conservation: "No problems" indicates no particular environmental impacts were detected during the period from April 2019 to March 2020 in measurements and assessments on air and water quality in the form of values exceeding the regulated threshold to be complied with (prefectural ordinances, regional agreements, our own standards, etc.). Data for certain business sites covers the period from January to December 2019.

[JAPAN]

Kobe Facility Office

Kobe Facility Office

We are working hard to reduce our environmental impact, such as through our activities to conserve energy through solar power, in order to contribute to achieving the society aimed for by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As a research laboratory, we work to develop products that are both environmentally-friendly and people-friendly from the design stage onward. We are committed to giving back to the community, while promoting engagement and disclosure of information needed for the community to develop a correct understanding of our operations.

Address1-1-5 Murotani, Nishi-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo 651-2241, JAPAN
Number of employees41
Commencement of operations1991
Total site area16,530 m2
Principal R&D themesHigh-performance plastics and bio-related products research and development of product technology.
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No problems

Shizuoka Plant

Shizuoka Plant

We are pursuing initiatives to reduce the environmental burden of all our processes (including conserving energy and reducing MFCA, etc.). The biotope opened to the general public for the three year and welcomed 520 visitors, an increase over the number of visitors from the previous year, thereby contributing to both biodiversity preservation and environmental education. In fiscal 2020, we will continue to promote SDG-contributing products and LCA for standard products, and to advance our efforts to be an environmentally-friendly plant.

Address2100 Takayanagi, Fujieda-shi, Shizuoka 426-0041, JAPAN
Number of employees561
Commencement of operations1962
Total site area287,000 m2
Principal ProductsEpoxy resin copper-clad laminates, epoxy resin coating powder, phenolic resins, thermoset molding compounds, melamine resin decorative laminates, formalin, molded products and dies, substrate materials for semiconductor packages
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

Kanuma Plant

Kanuma Plant

We aim to be a plant that is trusted by customers and the local community through our products featuring a variety of functions and designs that cater to everyday living and industrial use. Our activities this fiscal year featured a particular focus on energy conservation in reducing environmental impacts and reducing MFC by half. Our entire staff is committed to occupational health and safety with the cooperation of those both inside and outside the plant. We will continue to focus on product development and manufacturing with an emphasis on the SDGs (Sumitomo Spirit).

Address7-1 Satsuki-cho Kanuma-shi, Tochigi 322-0014, JAPAN
Number of employees332
Commencement of operations1970
Total site area75,878 m2
Principal ProductsPolycarbonate, Thermoplastic resin sheets such as polyvinyl chloride, Waterproof member using waterproof steel plate
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

Utsunomiya Plant

Utsunomiya Plant

We are pursuing initiatives whereby all of our employees work on occupational health and safety activities and environmental impact reduction activities in the hopes of contributing to realizing the society that the SDGs aim to achieve. When it comes to occupational health and safety, through our activities based on our Safety Principles: Prioritizing Safety in Everything We Do and our three principles for safe conduct, we will continue to ensure zero accidents and injuries, conserve energy as a means of promoting a reduction of our environmental impact, and institute systematic mitigations through MFCA. By doing these activities, we aspire to be a plant that is trusted by both customers and the local community.

Address20-7 Kiyohara Kogyodanchi, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi 321-3231, JAPAN
Number of employees198
Commencement of operations1984
Total site area99,000 m2
Principal ProductsPaste for die bonding, liquid resins for encapsulation of semiconductors, substrate materials for semiconductor packages
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No promblems [Water] No problems

Amagasaki Plant

Amagasaki Plant

Everyone at this plant takes part in addressing activities to lessen our environmental impact across our various processes, spanning from the development of products through to their disposal, in order to contribute to achieving the society aimed for by the SDGs. Continuing on, our aim is to ensure transparency in our activities and to be a business site that is trusted by our customers and the local community.

Address3-47 Higashi-Tsukaguchi-cho 2-chome, Amagasaki-shi, Hyogo 661-8588, JAPAN
Number of employees418
Commencement of operations1938
Total site area46,000 m2
Principal ProductsMultilayered films for food packaging, PTP materials for pharmaceuticals, tapes for mounting electronic components
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

[Subsidiary Companies in Japan]

S.B. Sheet Waterproof Systems Co., Ltd. (Nara Plant)

S.B. Sheet Waterproof Systems Co., Ltd. (Nara Plant)

At this plant, we are working to achieve equipment safety and to develop a culture of safety in order to achieve a work environment where our employees can work safely. Furthermore, we are promoting MFCA reductions and energy conservation activities in aiming to be a factory that is environmentally-friendly. We also aspire to contribute to achieving the society aimed for by the SDGs, and to be a plant that is trusted by the local community.

Address1-2 Techno Park, Nara Kogyo Danchi, Sugawa-cho, Gojo-shi, Nara, JAPAN
Number of employees47
Commencement of operations1991
Total site area20,357 m2
Principal ProductsWaterproof sheets
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

Kyushu Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.

Kyushu Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.

We produce environmentally conscious epoxy encapsulation resins, and recently we have also been producing environmentally-friendly, in-vehicle products for HVs and EVs as well as wafer coating resins for the memory device. We are promoting a safety-conscious culture in which every employee considers and stays cautious about safety. We are now working to contribute to enhancing the corporate value of customers through the evolution of initiatives that are mindful of the environment, such as MFC reduction and energy conservation activities, and to society and the local environment.

Address40-1 Oaza-Kamizakai, Nogata-shi, Fukuoka 822-0006, JAPAN
Number of employees299
Commencement of operations1972
Total site area50,000 m2
Principal ProductsEpoxy molding compounds for encapsulation of semiconductor devices, liquid photosensitive coating resins for semiconductor wafers
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

Yamaroku Kasei Industry Co., Ltd.

Yamaroku Kasei Industry Co., Ltd.

Every year, we work in a systematic and ongoing manner to reduce our energy consumption, including fuel and electricity through the use of MFCA as key management standards, as well as to reduce our use of substances that impact the environment by curbing CO2 emissions and reducing waste. In addition, we proactively engage in efforts geared towards achieving the society aimed for by the SDGs through a variety of activities, including social activities like clean-up campaigns in the local community.

Address19-10 Katayama-cho, Kashiwara-shi, Osaka 582-0020, JAPAN
Number of employees49
Commencement of operations1948
Total site area5,411 m2
Principal ProductsPhenolic molding compounds, melamine phenolic resin molding compounds
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No relevant facilities

S.B. Techno Plastics Co., Ltd. (Head Office Plant)

We work to address a number of activities to lessen our environmental impact in order to contribute to achieving the society aimed for by the SDGs. Chief among which is our chopping board recycling system, which is the only initiative of its kind. We also did a complete overhaul of the design for the recycling bags packaged together with our products this fiscal year to make them easier for customers to understand. We will continue with such initiatives in aiming to be an environmentally-friendly company.

S.B. Techno Plastics Co., Ltd. (Head Office Plant)

Address300-2 Kamikawa-cho Motohara, Kodama-gun, Saitama 367-0241, JAPAN
Number of employees34
Commencement of operations1964
Total site area13,000 m2
Principal ProductsPlastic sheets, plastic chopping boards, molds made in polyethylene
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No problems

S.B. Techno Plastics Co., Ltd. (Kitsuregawa Plant)

S.B. Techno Plastics Co., Ltd. (Kitsuregawa Plant)

Address560-1, Saotome, Sakura-shi, Tochigi, JAPAN
Number of employees12
Commencement of operations2002
Total site area3,638 m2
Principal ProductsIndustrial helmets, injection molding products
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No problems

Akita Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.

Akita Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.

We carry out all-hands-on-deck activities for both occupational health and safety as well as to reduce our environmental impact. Our safety principles and action guidelines form the basis of our occupational health and safety, and we will continue working to maintain and enhance awareness of safety through practical initiatives like KY activities that reflect actual work and behavior. When it comes to reducing our environmental impact, we are making greater strides towards conserving energy, MFCA, and preventing harm from natural disasters due to earthquakes and abnormal weather, and will continue contributing to achieving the society aimed for by the SDGs.

Address27-4 Aza-Nakajimashita, Souzen-Machi, Tsuchizakiminato, Akita-shi, Akita 011-8510, JAPAN
Number of employees215
Commencement of operationsOctober, 1970
Total site area255,568 m2
Principal ProductsMedical products and bio-equipment, phenolic resins, formalin and adhesives
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

Hokkai Taiyo Plastic Co., Ltd.

Hokkai Taiyo Plastic Co., Ltd.

Our company produces and sells polyethylene films for home use and pipes for use in water supply and sewage. We conduct a variety of risk assessments, including chemical risk assessments and leak risk assessments, and also address sustainability activities like conserving energy and reducing MFC in our manufacturing processes for these products. We will continue to engage in business activities with integrity and passion in order to pass down the verdant natural surroundings here in Hokkaido to future generations.

Address2-763-7 Shinko-Chuo, Ishikari-shi, Hokkaido 061-3242, JAPAN
Number of employees29
Commencement of operations1964
Total site area13,650 m2
Principal ProductsPolyethylene pipes, polyethylene films
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No problems

[Overseas: China, Macau, and Taiwan]

Sumitomo Bakelite (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

Sumitomo Bakelite (Suzhou) Co., Ltd.

In 2019, we were able to obtain a Class II grade from a review of our safety standardization by Jiangsu Province. While we had been working towards acquiring this certification and reaching the record of one million hours without an accident, unfortunately in March 2020 we suffered an occupational accident resulting in lost workdays at our manufacturing site. Each workplace, together with our departmental general managers and other managers, will work to establish safe workplaces in order to preemptively prevent accidents from occurring in the future by clarifying the nature of this accident.

Address140 Zhongxin Avenue West, Suzhou Industrial Park, Suzhou, Jiangsu, 215021, P.R. CHINA
Number of employees207
Commencement of operations1997
Total site area30,000 m2
Principal ProductsEpoxy molding compounds for encapsulation of semiconductors, die attach pastes
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No relevant facilities

Sumitomo Bakelite (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Sumitomo Bakelite (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

We produce molded parts made of phenolic resins for use in automobiles. We continue to promote activities to reduce sprues and runners along with defects that occur during molding in aiming to expand production. In addition, all of our employees work together to reduce our environmental impact, such as by conserving energy and cutting down on waste, as we aim to be a company that is both community- and environmentally-friendly.

AddressNo. 88 Aidu Road, China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, Shanghai 200131, P.R. CHINA
Number of employees141
Commencement of operations2000
Total site area8,698 m2
Principal ProductsMolded products for automotive applications (plastic mechanical and structural parts)
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

Sumitomo Bakelite (Nantong) Co., Ltd.

Sumitomo Bakelite (Nantong) Co., Ltd.

We produce and sell the four products of phenolic resin, phenolic resin molding materials, liquid epoxy resin, and co-extruded film sheets. As our plant is one that deals in dangerous chemicals, we are promoting EHS activities in order to satisfy the stringent level of safety and environmental controls required in China as we aim to be a company that is mindful of the environment and safety.

AddressNo81 Tongda Road, Port Industrial Park3, Economic Technological Development Area, Nantong Jiangsu, 226017, P.R CHINA
Number of employees250
Commencement of operations2009
Total site area100,000 m2
Principal ProductsPhenolic resins, phenolic molding compounds, liquid epoxy resins, coextruded multilayered films and sheets for food packaging, tapes for electronic components
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

Sumitomo Bakelite (Dongguan) Co., Ltd.

Sumitomo Bakelite (Dongguan) Co., Ltd.

We manufacture medical devices. In October 2019, we achieved the record of zero injuries for three years equalling four million work hours. In 2019 we also achieved a 5% reduction in our energy costs versus the previous year. For 2020, we will raise awareness of safety among our employees by thoroughly notifying them of the Guidelines for Safe Conduct enacted by the Sumitomo Bakelite Group in aiming to set a new record for time spent without any injuries, while also actively carrying out energy conservation activities.

Address No.2 Qiao Lin Road, Ling Tou Industrial District, Qiao Tou Town, Dongguan, Guangdong, P.R. CHINA
Number of employees 418
Commencement of operations 1994
Total site area 32,930 m2
Principal Products Medical products
Air and water quality conservation [Air] No problems [Water] No problems

Sumitomo Bakelite Macau Co., Ltd.

Sumitomo Bakelite Macau Co., Ltd.

We produce and sell epoxy resin Copper-clad laminates. While we use large boilers and handle organic solvents, we are promoting environmental improvements to comply with the environmental regulations in Macau, a major tourist destination. As the regulations on waste disposal are strict, we aim to become a company that is environmentally friendly and trusted by the local community through promoting MFCA activities.

AddressZona Ind. do Aterro Sanitario de Seac Pai Van Lote A, junto a Estrada de Seac Pai Van, Coloane, MACAU
Number of employees152
Commencement of operations2003
Total site area27,513 m2
Principal ProductsEpoxy resin copper-clad laminates
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

Sumitomo Bakelite (Taiwan) Co., Ltd.

Sumitomo Bakelite (Taiwan) Co., Ltd.

We develop products adapted to be environmentally responsive, and in fiscal 2019 we switched all of our products over to halogen-free materials. As for energy conservation, we made further progress in reducing energy consumption by improving thermal efficiency by replacing our chillers in fiscal 2019. For safety, we have established a culture of safety through Stop & Fix activities, and have extended our record of zero accidents up to approximately 700,000 hours. We are working hard to achieve our target of 1 million hours.

AddressNo.1, Hwa Syi Road, Ta Fa Industries District, Ta Liao 831, Kaohsiung, TAIWAN, R.O.C
Number of employees119
Commencement of operations1998
Total site area22,334 m2
Principal ProductsEpoxy molding compounds for encapsulation of semiconductor devices
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities   [Water] No problems

Vaupell China (Dongguan) Co., Ltd.

In line with overall goals of Sumitomo Bakelite, Vaupell China continiously improve EHS by reducing waste and contributing to saving the energy / environment. Conduct all kinds of EHS activities so that keep us a world-class in EHS.

AddressNo.2 Qiao Lin Road, Ling Tou Industrial District, Qiao Tou Town, Dongguan, Guangdong, P.R. CHINA
Number of employees199
Commencement of operations2007
Total site areaLocated at Sumitomo Bakelite (Dongguan) Co., Ltd.
Principal ProductsAircraft components
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No relevant facilities

[Overseas: Southeast Asia]

SNC Industrial Laminates Sdn. Bhd.

SNC Industrial Laminates Sdn. Bhd.

Our plant was designed with bulk production of CCL back in 1990s. It is very tough to reduce env. impact (energy & MFCA) as minimum CCL order. With supports from CEC & HQ, we have started again energy conservation project in 2019 and we look forward to optimize CCL production & stocks in FY2020. Diversification into aero panels & resins businesses are in progress but it remain challenging ahead amid of global pandemic. Safety is still our first priority

AddressPLO 38, Jalan Keluli Satu, Pasir Gudang, Industrial Estate, 81700 Pasir Gundang, Johor, MALAYSIA
Number of employees123
Commencement of operations1992
Total site area60,000 m2
Principal ProductsPhenolic resin copper-clad laminates, phenolic resin laminates, aluminum-based copper-clad laminates
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No ploblems [Water] No problems

Sumitomo Bakelite Singapore Pte. Ltd.

Sumitomo Bakelite Singapore Pte. Ltd.

While operating in a safe & environmentally responsible workplace is key to the success of SBS operations, safety remains the top priority. SBS staff will work diligently towards meeting all legal compliances and zero incidents through constant Anzen training & inculcating the 'Stop & Fix' mindset.

Address1 Senoko South Road, Singapore 758069, SINGAPORE
Number of employees206
Commencement of operations1989
Total site area22,276 m2
Principal ProductsEpoxy molding compounds for encapsulation of semiconductors, paste for die bonding, liquid resins for encapsulation of semiconductors
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

SumiDurez Singapore Pte. Ltd.

SumiDurez Singapore Pte. Ltd.

We manufacture and sell phenolic molding compounds. We had been working on activities to improve our productivity since before, and had been promoting initiatives aimed at raising awareness of safety among our employees in particular in order to continue our record of zero accidents and disasters. Moving forward, we will continue with these efforts in aiming to make our plant even safer

Address9 Tanjong Penjuru Crescent Singapore 608972, SINGAPORE
Number of employees57
Commencement of operations1989
Total site area18,000 m2
Principal ProductsPhenolic resin molding compounds
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No ploblems [Water] No problems

P.T. Indopherin Jaya

P.T. Indopherin Jaya

We develop, manufacture and sell phenolic resins. In fiscal 2019 we promoted maintenance on our aging and deteriorated facilities, which contributed to a reduction in energy loss, improvement in productivity, and ensuring the safety of our employees. For fiscal 2020 we will continue with these measures and develop products that are environmentallyfriendly, such as by reducing the odors generated when resins are used and through the use of bio-materials. We aspire to be a plant that is safe and secure, and trusted by both our customers and the local community.

AddressJL. Brantas No.1, Probolinggo, East Java, INDONESIA
Number of employees122
Commencement of operations1996
Total site area18,000 m2
Principal ProductsPhenolic resins
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No relevant facilities

P.T. SBP Indonesia

P.T. SBP Indonesia

We manufacture and sell extruded polycarbonate sheets. In fiscal 2019 we performed inspections and maintenance on sections suffering both air and water leaks in order to boost the efficiency of our compressors. We also made progress switching devices consuming large quantities of energy, such as our air conditioning system, over to inverters. We will continue to be an environmentally-friendly company that forges ahead with contributing to society.

AddressKawasan Industri MM2100, JL. Irian Blok NN-1-1, Kec, Cikarang Barat, Bekasi, 17520, INDONESIA
Number of employees92
Commencement of operations1996
Total site area30,000 m2
Principal ProductsPolycarbonate extruded resin sheets (for signage and construction applications)
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No problems

[Overseas: North America]

Sumitomo Bakelite North America, Inc. (Manchester Plant)

Sumitomo Bakelite North America, Inc.

The Manchester organization's focus continues to be accident prevention. We have updated our hourly employee safety incentive program to promote participation in our safety program and to reward the desired behaviors. Our key environmental improvement target for 2020 is the reduction of landfill waste through product yield improvement activities.

Address24 Mill Street, Manchester, Connecticut 06042, USA
Number of employees65
Commencement of operations1920
Total site area14,000 m2
Principal ProductsThermoset composites
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

Durez Corporation (Kenton Plant)

Durez Corporation (Kenton Plant)

The last few years we have been focused on observing behaviors and small actions to foster ownership in the safety and quality culture within the plant. This year we will continue our movement from observing and reporting to observing, quick action and long term action by asking all of our employees to complete a project to reduce waste, costs and improve safety and quality in the Kenton factility. This project will continue our push for everyone in the plant to take personal ownership of safety and quality. As we expand our focus we will continue to maintain a safe and environmentally friendly plant and a responsible partner in our community.

Address13717 U.S. Route68 South Kenton, Ohio 43326, USA
Number of employees58
Commencement of operations1955
Total site area263,100 m2
Principal ProductsPhenolic resins
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems
[Water] The capacity of cleaning equipment using biological processing remains unstable. Ways to drastically increase wastewater processing capacity are now being considered. In addition, our readings for E. coli bacteria have increased as a result of backflows of wastewater due to the torrential downpours, and we have instituted disinfection and other countermeasures against this.

Durez Corporation (Niagara Falls Plant)

Durez Corporation (Niagara Falls Plant)

Safety remains a top priority for the Niagara Falls site at 2020, with a continued emphasis on job observations and ergonomic improvements. We continue to look for ways to minimize waste generation for the site and reduce the environmental impact on our community. Our focus on quality will continue with emphais on procedure updates and employee training.

Address5000 Packard Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304, USA
Number of employees74
Commencement of operations1930
Total site area18,960 m2
Principal ProductsPhenolic resins
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities
[Water] Due to a malfunction in our coolant circulation controls, the content of suspended solid matter in our wastewater emitted as sewage temporarily rose, but repairing the equipment for this brought it back to normal.

Durez Canada Co., Ltd.

Durez Canada Co., Ltd.

Safety continues to be a main focus for the plant. We had three recordable injuries in FY2019 which is unacceptable. North America corporate-wide we are looking to establish a "Safety First" cultural shift. Safety is top priority.Waste generation remains a challenge. We did however do some work and our air emissions are now within government regulations.

Address100 Dunlop Street, Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 4H9, CANADA
Number of employees69
Commencement of operations1970
Total site area93,000 m2
Principal ProductsPhenolic resin molding materials
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

Promerus LLC

Promerus LLC

2019 has been a year of transition for Promerus. We have been preparing for our exit from our current facility in Brecksville and for a move to our new facility in Akron. The exit from Brecksville has required us to undertake many non-routine activities including the demolition of our pilot plant. This has required a sharper focus on reviews for non-routine work. We are also reviewing and revising safety policies that will be used in Akron. In 2019, there were no safety incidents or environmental releases.

Address9921 Brecksville Road, Brecksville, Ohio 44141-3247, USA
Number of employees31
Commencement of operations2001
Total site area3,875 m2
Principal R&D themesFunctional polynorbornenes
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No relevant facilities

Vaupell Industrial Plastics, Inc.

Vaupell Industrial Plastics, Inc.

Vaupell Northwest continues to refine standards and practices to ensure that we act in a socially responsible fashion. With renewed emphasis on the safety and wellbeing of our employees and our neighbors we are committed to the highest standards of performance. Further, we are committed to ensuring that these standards perpetually remain fundamental to our business.

Address1144 N.W. 53rd Seattle, Washington, 98107, USA
Number of employees344
Commencement of operations1947
Total site area10,219 m2
Principal ProductsAircraft components
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No relevant facilities

Vaupell Molding & Tooling, Inc. (Agawan, Massachusetts Plant)

Vaupell Molding & Tooling, Imc.

We remain committed to "safety first" throughout the facility and is tracking towrads our first ever 1,000,000 accident free hours with 300,000 hours currently achieved. And, we have a very active Safety committee and participates in the semiannual Plant Manager Safety Meetings with SBHPP. We contnue to re-cycle over 80% of our plastics and cardboard. In FY19, we converted it's entire facility to LED lighting with activity sensors to reduce energy consumption by over 462, 000 kW hours per year.

Address101 HP Almgren Dr. Agawam, Massachusetts 01001, USA
Number of employees91
Commencement of operations2005
Total site area9,290 m2
Principal ProductsMedical device parts
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No relevant facilities

Vaupell Molding & Tooling, Inc. (Constantine, Michigan Plant)

Vaupell Molding & Tooling, Inc. (Constantine, Michigan Plant)

We have made significant progress in reducing hydraulic oil leaks from our primary proceesig equipment. We have also improved our storm water management.

Address485 Florence Road Constantine, Michigan 49042, USA
Number of employees168
Commencement of operations1969
Total site area7,525 m2
Principal ProductsMedical devices parts
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No relevant facilities

Vaupell Molding & Tooling, Inc. (Hudson, New Hampshire Plant)

Vaupell Molding & Tooling, Inc. (Hudson, New Hampshire Plant)

We implemented many projects in the EHS area including, reduced dust particulates in our SLA area; upgrade of electricals thorugh out the plant; modification of electrical and water supply lines to the IMM machines; and upgraded austhetics and material organization through out the plant utilizing 5S. The COVID-19 virus exposure potential reguired many changes thorugh out the plant to protect the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Address20 Executive Drive Hudson, New Hampshire 03051-4917, USA
Number of employees56
Commencement of operations1995
Total site area3,500 m2
Principal ProductsAircraft components
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No relevant facilities

Russell Plastics Technology Company, Inc.

Russell Plastics Technology Co., Inc.

We embrace the notion of "safety first" by being environmentally responsible to our neighbors and citizens of the community as well as being responsible to our employees by providing a safe and environmentally friendly workplace. We recognize our obligation to proactively manage our processes to ensure no harm, or negative impact, to our employees or surrounding community.

Address521 W. Hoffman Ave Lindenhurst, New York 11757, USA
Number of employees86
Commencement of operations1951
Total site area5,575 m2
Principal ProductsAircraft components
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No relevant facilities [Water] No relevant facilities

[Overseas: Europe]

Sumitomo Bakelite Europe NV

Sumitomo Bakelite Europe NV

Sustainability, ergonomics and cost-efficiency were headliners in the FY 2019. On sustainability, further developments have been made to provide customers with safe and environmental friendly products in line with the SDGs. Internally, necessary steps were taken to enable the start up of the phenol recovery unit in September 2020 and a major program was launched to replace packed solvents by bulk - supply with direct transfer to production, resulting in reduced waste and improved ergonomics. These programs have of course been running with a continuous focus on safety, health, environment and energy conservation. But at the end of FY2019, when the COVID-19 crisis took over normal life, we learned that correct daily discipline and efficient safety behaviour are inevitable to guarantee operations.

AddressHenry Fordlaan 80, B-3600 Genk, BELGIUM
Number of employees148
Commencement of operations1967
Total site area110,000 m2
Principal ProductsPhenolic resins, polyester resins
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems [Water] No problems

Sumitomo Bakelite Europe (Barcelona), S.L.U.

Sumitomo Bakelite Europe (Barcelona), S.L.U.

In 2019, a very important target has been the new ERP implementation (SAP), which has started to get the desired fruits. To remark also the implementation of ISO 45001 (replacement OHSAS 18001). Along 2019 the automotive crisis has touched all the levels of the supply chain, but the most critical crisis started ending FY 2019, COVID-19, which is going to change the live style worldwide and is re-affirming that Safety is absolutely First.

AddressGran Vial, 4 Montornes del Valles (Barcelona) 08170 SPAIN
Number of employees80
Commencement of operations1949
Total site area19,856 m2
Principal ProductsPhenolic resins, friction particles, adhesives
Air and water quality conservation[Air] No problems
[Water] The introduction of phenol recovery equipment altered the ratio of components found within our wastewater, causing a collapse in the biological treatment balance of our wastewater. This caused a decline in the quality of our wastewater due to an increase in the concentration of substances such as COD and ammonia. We are currently moving ahead with analyzing the obstructive factors, and are also making progress with improving this by installing more oxygen aeration devices.

Vyncolit NV

Vyncolit NV

In FY2020 safety and housekeeping remains our top priorities. The LMRA is embedded now in the organisation, but unfortunately we had 3 LTA's that despite the injuries were not critical. The cokes line was upgraded which gave a positive boost in the uptime. VNV put also a lot of energy into management of direct operator cost, which ended up almost in target.

AddressWiedauwkaai 6, B-9000 Gent, BELGIUM
Number of employees129
Commencement of operations1992
Total site area22,683 m2
Principal ProductsThermoset molding compounds
Air and water quality conservation[Air] We discovered that since the plumbing for discharging phenols was not properly installed, some of this was being discharged without passing through the filters. We are currently in the process of repairing our facilities.
[Water] No relevant facilities

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