Zinwave Achieves ISO 14001 Certification
January 10, 2017
Global In-Building Wireless Provider Meets International Standard for Environmentally-Sound Business Practices
Dallas, TX – January 10, 2017 – Zinwave, a global provider of wideband distributed network solutions for delivery of public safety, cellular, IoT, and other wireless services, today announced that it has achieved ISO 14001 certification. This ensures that Zinwave meets or exceeds international standards for environmentally-sound manufacturing and business processes. Zinwave has been ISO 9001 compliant for more than a year, signifying the company’s commitment to the highest quality manufacturing standards. Achieving compliance with ISO 14001 similarly underscores Zinwave’s commitment to stringent environmental standards.
ISO 14001 assures that Zinwave will:
- Properly recycle and dispose of office waste and lab-related material
- Monitor and evaluate Zinwave’s impact on the environment (air pollution, water, waste management, etc.)
- Source and allocate environmentally friendly resources
- Empower and engage employees to conduct business in an environmentally sound way
"ISO 14001 environmental certification affirms Zinwave’s focus on corporate environmental responsibility and will allow our staff to measure and improve our environmental impact at our locations around the world,” said James Martin, vice president of operations at Zinwave. “We are already seeing a positive impact to our recycling efforts and we look forward to further reducing the impact to our local environment at sites around the globe."
About Kennedy Valve
Established in NYC in 1877 and moved to Elmira, NY in 1907. Kennedy was acquired by McWane from ITT Grinnell in 1988. Kennedy is a nationally recognized producer of AWWA Resilient Seat Gate Valves, Fire Hydrants, and Check Valves, for municipal water distribution systems and water and wastewater treatment facilities and a variety of ULFM Fire Protection products as well as providing AWWA Butterfly Valves and Plugs Valves manufactured by sister companies Clow and M&H. Kennedy sells primarily through established Waterworks and Fire Protection Distributors in all 50 states. As well as AWWA and ULFM standards, our products comply with all applicable requirements of ASTM, NSF, USC, ANSI, NFPA, and MSS. We strive to be an outstanding ‘citizen’ in our community and active in all applicable trade associations for our industry. Please visit our website for more information on us, our products and our people.
About McWane Inc.
McWane, Inc. is a family-owned business based in Birmingham, Alabama, with companies across the United States and the world. At the McWane Family of Companies, we cast ductile iron products--including pipe, valves, hydrants, fittings, and plumbing products--manufacture fire extinguishers, fire suppression systems, steel pressure vessels, and build network switches and monitoring equipment. We are the leader in delivering clean, safe drinking water around the world while focusing on the safe, environmentally-friendly manufacturing of our products. With more than 6,000 team members McWane has a longstanding commitment of support to the communities where we live and work.