APPM Integrated Management System
Arkhangelsk PPM (APPM) is one of the leading chemical wood processing enterprises in Russia and Europe, it holds the second place among P&P enterprises in Russia in terms of pulp cooking. It specializes in cardboard and transportation board packaging, market pulp, paper and stationery goods. It has numerous awards of various contests and fairs.
The integrated management system (IMS) which is in force at APPM, meets requirements of several international standards (ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001). Integrated means uniting, and the IMS at our enterprise unites a quality management system, environment management system, occupational heath and safety management system.
The fact that the IMS meets the requirements of these standards is confirmed by the certificates of conformity issued by an independent body to the Mill. This body performs inspection audits at APPM at the annual basis to confirm the certificates’ validity.
The main purpose of creating and developing the IMS at APPM is achieving practical results in different spheres: maximum satisfaction of our products’ consumers, constant reduction of environmental impact by the mill, minimal risk of health hazards for the workers etc.
The Policy of Arkhangelsk PPM, JSC in Terms of Quality, Environment, Health and Occupational Safety adopted by the Chief Executive Officer establishes the main milestones of the activity of the whole Mill, every subdivision and every single employee. Different plans and programs are based against this background.
Arkhangelsk PPM is a high-responsibility body. Social welfare obligations, granting different benefits and guarantees to the employees are formalized by the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The enterprise sticks to the principles, stipulated in its Policy in Terms of Social Responsibility.
A regulatory system of IMS documents has been developed at APPM (factory standards, provisions and regulations) giving detailed requirements to implementation of various procedures.