HOUSTON—Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (MCFA), a manufacturer of Cat and Mitsubishi lift trucks, announced it has been awarded ISO 14001 certification.
ISO 14001 is a set of standards that outlines internationally accepted specifications for environmental management systems that help to minimize negative impacts to the environment, while enforcing environmental law and regulatory compliance.
To achieve ISO 14001 certification, MCFA had to demonstrate its environmental objectives and show that it had measurable targets in place to help reduce harmful effects on the environment. The company also demonstrated continuous improvement in policies and procedures that affect the environment. MCFA also holds ISO 9001:2000 certification.
"At MCFA, we are proud to utilize efficient and environmentally conscious operating procedures," said John Hansen, vice president of operations. “It not only solidifies the efforts our employees put forth every day to be mindful of our impact on the environment, but it is good business."