ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., July 2, 2019 – Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CIT), a division of Carlisle Companies Incorporated (CSL), is pleased to announce that its Blackburn, United Kingdom facility received ISO 14001:2015 certification. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) developed this certification to provide companies with a framework to improve their environmental performance.
ISO 14001 is the international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system (EMS) used to regulate environmental aspects, fulfill compliance obligations and address risks and opportunities. By using ISO 14001, CIT assures management, employees and stakeholders that its environmental footprint is continuously being monitored and improved.
The ISO certification recognizes CIT’s ongoing commitment to protecting the environment. It’s a commitment that stretches across all locations and reflects the company’s focus on continuous improvement for CIT’s business, customers and the environment.
To obtain ISO certification, CIT’s Blackburn, U.K. facility met rigorous and comprehensive requirements verifying that the facility has implemented formalized practices that protect the environment. These practices include energy management, waste reduction and other conservation efforts. The facility has also successfully implemented energy reduction initiatives to reduce its carbon footprint and overall energy costs.
“Each employee at the Blackburn facility played an important role in achieving this certification,” said Stephen Porter, quality and EMS manager at CIT’s Blackburn, U.K. facility. “I am proud of what we have achieved together and our collective commitment to upholding our company’s commitment to environmental stewardship.”
CIT’s Blackburn, U.K. operation is one of 11 manufacturing plants, offering global reach for CIT customers. The facility develops coaxial interconnection products for customers in the Military & Defense, Aerospace, Test & Measurement, Medical and Industrial markets.
About Carlisle Interconnect Technologies
Carlisle Interconnect Technologies (CIT) is one of the world’s leading designers and manufacturers of high-performance wire and cable, including optical fiber. Having started operations in 1940, the company has grown its product portfolio to include specialty and filtered connectors, contacts, integrated systems and cable assemblies, complex harnesses, racks, avionics trays, and installation kits. In addition to its vast product breadth, CIT provides consumers with a higher level of support by offering engineering and certification services for the demanding environments of the commercial aerospace, military and defense electronics, industrial, test and measurement, and medical industries. For more information, please visit www.carlisleit.com.