EPAL (European Pallet Association), was founded in 1991 and unites all the companies that are licensed to fabricate and repair palettes and box-palettes EPAL/EUR. EPAL is responsible at international level for the consistent quality of EPAL handling tools, and to meet this, an independent organisation carries out external quality control on producers, repairers and users.
International rules for phytosanitary measures 15 (NIMP 15 or International Standards For Phytosanitary Measures No. 15 - ISPM 15) is an international phytosanitary measure elaborated by the International Convention for the protection of plant products (CIPV ; IPPC - EN, seen on the logo), that directly covers the need to treat wood materials that are thicker than 6mm, used to send products between countries. The main objective is to prevent international transport and the spreading of diseases and insects that could negatively affect plants or ecosystems.
PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes, or Programme for the Recognition of Forest Certification Schemes) is a global certification scheme that guarantees sustainable forest management. Specifically, PEFC promotes environmentally friendly, socially beneficial and economically viable forest management. The label PEFC guarantees to consumers that the product that they have bought comes from sustainably managed forests.
Defines the criteria for management systems. This rule is based on a certain number of quality management principles, specifically strong client orientation, motivation and commitment to management, procedural approach and continuous improvement. ISO 9001:2015 helps to ensure that clients obtain uniform, top-quality products and services, and good commercial benefits.
Cooperation agreement between the 3 Belgian regions whose mission is to promote and coordinate industrial packaging recycling.