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EPM-NOVOCHERKASSK ELECTRODE PLANT CONFIRMED THE COMPLIANCE OF THEIR MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS

Novocherkassk, July 30, 2020. EPM-Novocherkassk electrode plant confirmed the compliance of their management system with the requirements of international standards ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018.

From June 22 to 26, Bureau Veritas Certification performed a recertification audit of the EPM–NEP integrated management system consisting of quality, environmental, occupational safety, and health management.

In the course of the audit, the competence and responsibility of personnel, effective industrial control system, and the EPM–NEP modernization program were noted.

 “EPM-NEP passed certification for the first time almost 20 years ago; ever since we have successfully confirmed the compliance of the management system with international standards every time. This is an important indicator that testifies to the stable development of the enterprise,"- noted Evgeniy Churikov, Managing Director of JSC EPM-NEP. 

Background:

EPM Group is a leading Russian company specializing in graphitized carbon products. Its core activity is the production of high-tech electrodes, cathodes, and other graphitized carbon products for steel smelting, aluminum, ferroalloy, silicon, chemical, and machine-building enterprises. It has customers in more than 60 countries around the globe. EPM Group includes the two largest electrode plants—Novosibirsk and Novocherkassk—as well as Doncarb Graphite LLC (sites in Novocherkassk and Chelyabinsk).