It is fundamental value of A. Hatzopoulos S.A. to ensure high and consistent Quality, achieved through the implementation of a Quality Management System that covers the entire spectrum of the company’s operations.
Our Quality Policy is focused on the Continuous Improvement of our systems and operations governed by Respect to our employees, our customers, our partners and the final consumers that daily use our packaging products.
We inform, train and encourage all employees to actively participate in our continuous improvement system for the overall company quality development and upgrade. The scopes and the countable targets of the company regarding quality, food safety, hygiene & work safety and environmental protection are clearly defined and their progress is regularly audited and revised accordingly.
Full Compliance with Specifications
Experienced & Qualified Personnel
Focus on Continuous Improvement
Full Compliance with relevant International Legal Requirements
Fully-equipped Quality Labs
Implementation of certified Quality Food Safety & Environmental Management Systems
Strict Hygiene and Work Safety Protocols
Hatzopoulos S.A. conforms to the requirements of ISO 9001, so that the policies, practices and procedures of our organization ensure consistent quality on all operational levels and departments, from planning and development to after sales service. The machinery, mechanical equipment, raw and auxiliary materials selection process is strict and full traceability of materials used and processes followed in our plants is at all times guaranteed.
Hygiene, food- and work safety practices are of the utmost importance. Third-party certifications document our adherence to industry best practices. A. Hatzopoulos SA strictly comply with BRC/IoP, the Global Standard for Packaging & Packaging Materials, of British Retail Consortium.
A. Hatzopoulos S.A. commits to implement the highest standards related to Occupational Health and Safety, in a manner that maximizes the prevention of incidents for its employees, its contractors and its visitors. Within this scope, we have developed an effective H&S Management System that helps us control any occupational-related risks and proactively improve employee safety. Recently, the System which we have adopted, was audited and certified with the international ISO 45001 standard.
Respect for the environment is so deeply ingrained in our corporate culture that the A. Hatzopoulos S.A. brand has become synonymous with ecological conscience. In conjunction with the implementation of concrete eco-policies according to ISO 14001, major investments in solvent recovery/abatement systems have been undertaken with the specific aim of reducing our carbon footprint and overall environmental impact.
Fully-equipped quality control and R&D labs
Before release for shipment, all packaging materials produced are thoroughly checked against their corresponding Technical Specifications at the fully-equipped internal company laboratories.
- gas chromatography devices
- coefficient of friction measuring instruments
- dynamometers measuring mechanical properties (lamination strength, seal strength, etc.)
- infrared spectrometer
- optical microscope & microtome
- differential scanning calorimetry device
- oxygen permeability measuring device
- water vapor permeability measuring device
- heat-sealing testing device