MUMBAI, India, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorf Ketal Pvt. (I) Ltd. has announced expanded accreditation of its quality, health, safety and environmental policies under the auspices of the International Council of Chemical Associations and the Indian Chemical Council (ICC). Dorf Ketal is one of just 28 ICC-member chemical companies in India that is qualified to do so.
Responsible Care® recognizes qualified chemical companies for their commitment to ethical performance that "increasingly benefits society, the economy and the environment" through safe, secure, environmentally sound manufacturing, use and transport of chemical products.
Dorf Ketal's North American operations were certified under Responsible Care® in October, 2008. Since that time the firm has strengthened and expanded its Quality, Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (QHSSE) Policy worldwide through leadership development and implementation of world-class practices and procedures. Dorf Ketal's integrated QHSSE management system includes research & development, manufacturing and supply chain activities for all of the firm's specialty chemicals and catalysts through the complete product life cycle. Other Dorf Ketal certifications include RCMS, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. Dorf Ketal Brasil's manufacturing operation in Porto Alegre, Brazil received ISO 14001 certification on July 4, 2014.
"Responsible Care® certification is the latest in a series of accomplishments that reflect Dorf Ketal's commitment to continuous improvement in every aspect of our operations," said Subodh Menon, Founder and Director of Operations and Business Development. "This recognition is the result of hard work and a number of innovations that Responsible Care® auditors say they plan to adopt globally, including leading indicator systems and the use of 'real-world' incident audiovisuals for training and corrective action."
About Dorf Ketal
Dorf Ketal Pvt. Ltd. (www.dorfketal.com), is a privately owned specialty chemical company based in Mumbai, India with operations in the Asia Pacific, the EU, South America and the USA. Dorf Ketal is the industry's fastest-growing provider of formulated specialty chemicals to downstream hydrocarbon markets and the market leader in organometallic catalysts and cross-linkers serving a broad range of applications and industries. The firm's innovative chemistries are reflected in numerous patents and a corporate vitality index of more than 35 percent.
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