The corporate policy of Effgen Lapport Schleiftechnik is based on a shared basic understanding of socially responsible corporate management. This means that we take responsibility for our company by considering the consequences of our business decisions and actions in economic, technological, social and environmental terms, and striking a fair balance between the interests of all parties involved. Effgen Lapport Schleiftechnik voluntarily contributes to the well-being and sustainable development of society within the limits of its means and capabilities.

In these activities, we are guided by generally accepted ethical values and principles – above all, by integrity, fairness, and respect for human dignity. Sustainability, quality, environmental protection, occupational health and safety, and energy efficiency are important competitive factors which contribute to the enhancement of customer satisfaction and thus to securing the future of our company. For this reason, Effgen Schleiftechnik has operated a comprehensive, integrated management system based on a quality management system since 1994. It complies with the requirements of DIN EN ISO 9001 as well as wide ranging standards regarding sustainability, environmental management, occupational health and safety, and the automotive industry. In addition, Effgen Schleiftechnik has had a certified energy management system compliant with DIN EN ISO 50001 since 2016. Lapport Schleiftechnik has been certified in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001 since 1997.

Certification processes, and compliance with the standards they specify, show our customers that we are trustworthy. They ensure that we plan, manage, and monitor all the technical, commercial, and organisational processes that affect the satisfaction of our business partners and relevant interested parties in accordance with the PDCA model.

Energy management system

Günter Effgen GmbH has had a certified energy management system compliant with DIN EN ISO 50001:2001 since 2016. With the introduction of an energy management system, the Management Board has made a strategic commitment to systematically identifying and evaluating potential energy savings, setting up an energy controlling system, and developing the measures necessary to meet the organisational and technical challenges faced by a modern, future-oriented company.

The company examines and evaluates the legal, economic, and ecological aspects of every energy efficiency measure. Effgen Schleiftechnik consistently strives to optimise the energy efficiency of its processes – to protect resources for future generations. The implementation of conservation measures is always conducted with the involvement of all employees. Annual energy reports and sustainability reports are produced and published on a regular basis.

Known consignor for air freight

Effgen Schleiftechnik has “known consignor” status for air freight. As a known consignor, Effgen Schleiftechnik is permitted to securely package and ship air freight without the need for goods to be checked or x-rayed by regulated agents or airports. Effgen Schleiftechnik has “approved recipient” and “exporter” status for handling dutiable goods. All this helps us to ensure the shortest possible delivery times for the global transportation of our products.