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ISO Certification

EN ISO 9001: Quality Management System

It's company policy to provide services that satisfy client needs to the greatest degree possible while also meeting the demands and quality specifications that have been set. These goals are achieved by applying the Quality Management System outlined in Protocol EN ISO 9001, certified by TÜV Austria. This protocol, which is implemented by PressiousArvanitidis throughout the production process for providing goods and services, ensures the expected quality in its products and services.

 

 

EN ISO 14001: Environmental Management Standard


Since September 2009, PressiousArvanitidis has applied the Environmental Management Standard as defined by EN ISO 14001, certified by TÜV Austria. This standard reaffirms that the company's activity does not burden the environment and is in line with current legislation.

Production procedures used in all PressiousArvanitidis products, including FSC-certified paper, and all work procedures adopted by the company focus on protecting the environment as PressiousArvanitidis

- offers discounts on offset printing by state-of-the-art presses which are the most effective in the world, thus reducing printing time and limiting waste, chemicals, and energy use;

- water-based coating--glossy or mattee--are 100% biodegradable and are the preferred finish;

- soy-based inks have low levels of volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, for more vibrant print results;

- the company's waste management system recycles water for use as grey water;

- all waste--paper and other raw materials--as well as plates and packaging are recycled;

- finished products are stored and shipped in boxes made from recycled cardboard or other biodegrable packaging;

- printing and shipping is done privately via Euro4;

- the use of environment-friendly practices is encouraged in all the company's activities, including travel and employees' daily work habits.

 

 

OHSAS 18001 Standard on Occupational Safety

In July 2013, PressiousArvanitidis was certified for compliance with an important standard on Occupational Health and Safety Management, OHSAS 18001. The certification means that the company complies with a range of rules and meets several prerequisites concerning workplace conditions, highlighting the importance PressiousArvanitidis places on its employees' health and safety.

 

 

ISO 12647-2 Print Standard

PressiousArvanitidis was certified for the ISO 12647-2 standard for preparing color separations, proofs, and production prints. ISO 12647-2:2004 specifies a number of process parameters and their values to be applied when preparing color separations for four-color offset printing or when producing four-color prints by one of the following methods: heat-set web, sheet-fed or continuous forms process printing, or proofing for one of these processes; or offset proofing for half-tone gravure. The parameters and values are chosen in view of the complete process covering the process stages color separation, film setting, making of the printing forme, proof production, production printing and surface finishing.