Management Systems & Certifications
FUCHS firmly believes that clear structures and efficient processes are key to success. That's why we rely on proven management systems to guarantee the highest quality of our products and processes. All our production plants are certified according to various international standards. Each FUCHS production plant has implemented a management system according to ISO 9001 (Quality) as a minimum requirement. In addition, the majority of the production plants is certified according to ISO 14001 (Environment). Several plants also hold an ISO 45001 (Health & Safety) certificate, the roll out of an ISO 50001 (Energy) management system for all production plants is ongoing. FUCHS understands ISO 50001 as the instrument to continuously reduce energy consumption by an inherent management system. Therefore, FUCHS has committed to certify the majority of production sites which are material for our global energy consumption until 2026. Currently, 6 production sites have achieved an ISO 50001 certification. 32% of primary energy usage is covered by ISO50001 certified energy management systems in affiliates and several sites are currently preparing for a certification in 2024.
Further sector specific certifications and labels are achieved based on the local business needs. These include IATF 16949 and TISAX for the Automotive Industry, ISO 21469 / Kosher / Halal certifications for the Food Industry, AS 9100D certification for the Aerospace Sector, ISO 13485 / GMP for the Medical Industry as well as ISO 17025 for Laboratory Services.
All our management systems are based on legal and normative frameworks as well as Internal Policies and Standards. They are regularly checked internally through internal audit programs as well as externally by our global partner for certifications – SGS.
The individual certificates of the affiliates with production can be found on the country specific websites. The respective links are provided below:
|Middle East and Africa
United States of America