The Cerdanyola factory improves its safety

In fiscal year 2020


Specifically, the general accident frequency rate – which measures accidents between internal and external personnel (with and without sick leave) for every million hours worked – fell by 30% compared to the average of the last five years. .

This center has certified occupational safety management according to ISO 45001, environmental management according to ISO 14001, and quality management according to ISO 9001; and verified their CO2 emissions in accordance with the ISO 14064 standard.

Ercros' performance in all aspects of sustainability has earned it the Platinum classification, awarded by the international EcoVadis rating, obtaining a score of 81 out of 100; With this score, Ercros is among the 1% with the best compliance with ESG criteria (environmental, social and governance) of the 75,000 companies evaluated. Likewise, the company has been certified as a CSR Company in the Excellence category, by the Responsible Care program of the global chemical sector.

The Cerdanyola factory is part of the Ercros intermediate chemicals division. It directly employs almost 100 people and in 2020 it had a turnover of 24 million euros. It exports 86% of its production and is the third largest manufacturer in the world of molding powders, a type of polymer produced from urea and melamine, which is mainly used to manufacture electrical (switches, plugs) and sanitary (covers) materials. and toilet seats, accessories).