The Cerdanyola factory awarded for its job security

The Ercros factory in Cerdanyola has been awarded the Feique 2019 Security Award granted by the Business Federation of the Spanish Chemical Industry (Feique). This award recognizes chemical industry production centers with more than 50 workers that during the year have not recorded accidents with or without leave among their own personnel. Furthermore, the Cerdanyola factory has not suffered any accidents involving external personnel.

In 2019, Ercros' general accident frequency rate -which measures accidents with and without sick leave for every million hours worked- was 2.5, a figure much lower than the average for companies associated with Feique in that period.

The Cerdanyola factory belongs to the Ercros intermediate chemicals division, has a workforce of 101 workers, exports 86% of its production and is the third largest producer in the world of molding powders used to manufacture electrical appliances, sanitary material or tableware .

The center has certified its environmental management according to the ISO 14001 standard; occupational safety management according to the OSHAS 18001 standard; quality management according to ISO 9001; and has its CO2 emissions verified, in accordance with the ISO 14064-1 standard.