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Sustainability

Sustainability Program

Harmac Medical Products is committed to pursue and achieve ongoing sustainability goals supporting the environment, the safety and wellness of our employees and the communities in which we work.

Environmental Policy

Sustainability Goals for 2017

  • Convert one manufacturing area to LED lighting and install motion controlled lighting in all bathrooms. Continue to encourage energy saving practices via ongoing employee education in Buffalo, NY
  • Utiliize Energy Monitoring System to inform, monitor, reduce & control the Cost of Electricity per Unit of Sales by 5% per annum at the Castlerea, Ireland facility.

Improvements Implemented

  • Energy Reduction
  • Water Use Reduction
  • Waste Reduction
  • Workforce Wellness
  • Workforce Injury / Illness Reduction
  • Community Investment

Achievements

  • Increased plastic recycling to 46% in Buffalo, NY in 2016
  • Reduced energy consumption by 5% in Castlerea, Ireland in 2016
  • 15% reduction in cost of electricity per unit of sales in Castlerea, Ireland in 2015
  • Achieved ISO 14001 certification at Harmac HQ in Buffalo, NY
  • Replace street lights adjacent to facility with LED versions in coordination with the Town of Castlerea to decrease power usage. October 2013
  • Utilize hydroelectric generated power for 10% of our needs at Harmac HQ in Buffalo, NY. September 2012
  • Donate new fitness center to the Town of Castlerea for use by our employees and the town residents. June 2012
  • 14001 certified in our Castlerea, Ireland facility. November 2011