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Warden Plastics meets ethical & sustainable supply chain global standard

Written by Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce | 27 Sep 2018

Warden Plastics, the Luton based plastic injection moulding and extrusion company, has become a Sedex audited member following an external Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit (SMETA).Sedex is one of the world’s largest organisations for helping companies manage responsible sourcing in their supply chain, helping protect people, the environment and business.

Warden Plastics worked alongside auditors over the past year to meet compliance across four pillars; labour standards, health and safety, the environment and business ethics.

Commenting on the audit, Managing Director, Mark Barrett said, “We work hard to apply the most stringent ethical and environmental standards to our business operations and supply chain, and we’re always looking to develop further. The audit enabled us to review the strengths and weaknesses of our internal systems and make improvements. Becoming a Sedex audited member demonstrates to our customers, staff and suppliers that we are truly committed to ethical performance and continuous improvement. We’re proud to have achieved this global audit standard.”

Warden Plastics works nationally and globally with companies in a wide range of industry sectors including automotive, electronics, medical, defence and construction. It invests heavily in advanced technology and production capability. Since it was established in 1957, the company has displayed a strong corporate social responsibility culture, always aiming to go beyond compliance in areas of sustainability, business integrity and health and safety.

About Warden Plastics
Established since 1957, Warden has always been at the forefront of plastic injection-moulding and extrusion, serving a diverse range of industries. Warden's initial area of activity was the chipping and selling of regranulated plastics, but it soon expanded its operations to include the design and production of plastic extrusions.

Since the early 1970's Warden has diversified further, with the establishment of Warden Plastics, to offer customers injection moulded and extruded products from a single source. Today Warden Plastics serves a wide range of customers in diverse industry sectors, from automotive and medical applications, to the electronics, road construction, vending dispensing and point of sale industries.

In the early 80's Amity & Co. became part of the Warden Group enabling Warden to manufacture and market their Biomedia range used in the wastewater treatment industry. Warden Biomedia specialises in the research and development of random filter media for aeration and biological treatment plants.

Warden provides customers with responsive, flexible and reliable supply of extruded and moulded products with a determination at all times to meet the targets of: optimum quality, competitive cost an on-time delivery. Warden has a Quality Management System certified by AJA Registrars Quality Assurance as conforming to BS EN ISO 9001:2015.

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