The Monzón factory didn't have any work accidents in 2020

Por sexto año consecutivo


In 2020, the Ercros factory in Monzón had no accidents at work, reduced its rate of total emissions and its greenhouse gas emissions, and improved the quality of its products.

Specifically, for the sixth consecutive year, the factory did not have any accidents at work, with or without sick leave, neither among its own nor external personnel, so the general accident frequency rate at this center continues to be zero.

Between 2019 and 2020, the emissions index -which measures the substances emitted into the air and water and the generation of waste- from the Monzón factory fell by 86%; 77% if we compare it with the average of the last five years. In the case of direct greenhouse gas emissions, the year-on-year reduction was 37.5% and, compared to the average for the last five years, 53%.

In terms of quality, the reduction in the complaints index -which measures the number of tons of products affected by customer complaints about the number of tons sold- was 43% compared to 2019 and 64% compared to the average of the last five years.

The Monzón center has certified occupational safety management according to ISO 45001, quality management according to ISO 9001 and environmental management according to ISO 14001; and verified its CO2 emissions in accordance with the ISO 14064 standard. Likewise, it is registered in the European environmental management and audit register EMAS.

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 Monzón factory is part of the Ercros chlorine derivatives division, directly employs 30 people and in 2020 had a turnover of 15 million euros. This factory is dedicated to the manufacture of PVC compounds and bioplastics under the ErcrosBio brand, and to the development of a new family of PVC products from recycled material.