Introduction to Metcam's Environmental Systems
Metcam is dedicated to sound environmental stewardship through sustainable practices, continuous improvement, regulatory compliance, pollution prevention initiatives, continuous review and public transparency.
Metcam's commitment to the environment goes well beyond regulatory compliance. The company maintains an established track record of continuous improvement through environmental initiatives. New and innovative technologies are constantly sought out to reduce and eliminate impacts stemming from manufacturing operations.
Everyone at Metcam is a steward of the environment. Sustainability is not just the latest "buzz word" it is an operational standard. Stake holders include all tangents of operations from supplier to customer to community. Metcam believes everyone plays a role in a sustainable future. In support of this philosophy the company maintains an outreach program with its constituency and community.
In support of reducing environmental impacts, Metcam has established programs to decrease energy consumption, minimize water usage, decrease waste water generation, and mitigate the use of harmful chemicals. The company has established monitoring practices to measure performance in all these areas.
Highlights of Metcam's Environmental Programs Include....
- Facility & Equipment upgrades - high efficiency lighting throughout, roof insulation and covering, efficient HVAC system, finishing system improvements (wash system, ovens, booths and air control)
- Established programs - No idle zones, recycling, Adopt-A-Road, returnable / reusable packaging
- Metcam maintains a rich involvement within the business community and has capitalized on many programs available through public and private institutions in support of its environmental initiatives. The company is a Silver Level Partner in the Partnership for a Sustainable Georgia and a Gold Level Partner in the Clean Air Campaign.
The company has received numerous awards and recognition for its efforts including the Governors Award for Pollution Prevention, Recognition by the Georgia Legislature, and Plant of the Year award for Waste Minimization just to name a few.
Metcam is an ISO 14001:2004 (PDF - 97KB) Registered Company.
Timeline of Key Accomplishments