Sustainability

We continually work to improve our organization to be a responsible business that benefits our employees, our customers, and the communities in which we operate. 

This philosophy further ensures that we consider the social, environmental, and economic impacts of our operations throughout our decision-making process.

We are committed to providing the highest quality products that are developed and produced in a manner that reflects our commitment to be an environmentally and socially responsible organization. This includes:

commitment

Committing to safety and continuously improving our manufacturing processes

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ethics

Acting in an ethical manner and ensuring adherence to ethical business practices throughout our supply chain

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STEWARDSHIP

Remaining good stewards of our environment and the communities in which we operate

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RESPECT

Treating all stakeholders—communities, customers, suppliers, employees and shareholders—with fairness, dignity and respect

OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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Volunteering Programs

We encourage employees to give back to their communities through corporate-sponsored volunteer opportunities.

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Supply Chain Sustainability

We comply with applicable global laws and regulations and demand the highest standards from our supply chain partners.

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Sustainability Governance

We focus on storing, handling, recycling and disposing of materials responsibly and safely, striving to prevent and minimize waste, while acting as good stewards of the environments in which we live and operate.

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Associate Driven Safety Team

We are committed to furthering safety knowledge and compliance in our facilities through participation in employee-led improvement activities.

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Packaging Scorecard

We maintain a focus on our internal and external packaging scorecards to ensure compliance with industry standards related to use of materials, environmental standards and energy efficiency.

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Lean Manufacturing

Our manufacturing teams are driven to reduce wasted time and resources, operating under a self-directed continuous improvement philosophy.

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ISO Certification

Our ISO-9001-compliant domestic manufacturing facilities produce world-class tapes with return rates of less than 1/10th of 1%.

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Energy Surveys/Reduction Program

We prevent and minimize manufacturing waste by performing annual energy reduction assessments that monitor the use of water, natural gas and electricity, as well as emissions related to VOCs and greenhouse gases.

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Charitable Giving

We actively invest in the communities in which we live and work through a combination of monetary and product donations in support of educational and recreational organizations.

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Chemical Approvals

We adhere to the strict requirements of relevant chemical legislation to ensure employee, consumer, and environmental protection.

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Code of Conduct

Our commitment has been, and will continue to be, to adhere to the highest standards of ethical conduct from our employees, officers, directors and business partners.

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Education Assistance

We encourage professional and personal growth of our employees by supporting their educational expenses related to undergraduate, graduate and certification coursework.

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Employee Wellness

We put our employees’ health and well-being at the forefront of our priorities by offering a variety of health management programs and on-site wellness services.

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Ethical Sourcing

We are committed to zero tolerance of human trafficking, indentured servitude, or forced or coerced labor of any kind, and hold our global supply chain to the same standards.

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FSC-Certified Products

We are committed to the responsible management of our supply chain, and have engaged with NEPCon/Rainforest Alliance to ensure awareness and compliance with FSC environmental, social and economic standards.

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