Gattefossé Renews Its ISO 9001 Certification and Achieves The 2015 Version

Lyon, France - July 10th, 2018 
The management system of Gattefossé SAS, headquarter based in Saint Priest, France, has been audited and certified according to the requirements of ISO 9001: 2015 for its activities of design and development, manufacturing, marketing and sales of oleochemical excipients and plant derived products, for pharmaceutical and personal care applications. 

Issued by the SGS certification body from June, 12th 2018, this certification is part of an ongoing improvement strategy to meet the needs of customers and those of other key stakeholders, and to comply with expected quality  standards. This management and continuous improvement approach involves maintaining the systems already in place, monitoring and constantly updating objectives to seek out better performance at every level within the  company. 

This version of the standard, published in September 2015, reinforces the value of a company’s strategy in its approach to quality, integrating risk analyses for all processes, as well as analyzing opportunities, while taking the external environment into account. The quality management system of Gattefossé, in accordance with the new version of ISO 9001: 2015, now includes R&D and innovation activities. 

The quality policy is in line with the strategic axes of Gattefossé. It sets management's direction for quality and provides a framework for determining the company's objectives", explains Jean-Pierre LAFORET, Group Director of Industrial Operations at Gattefossé. 

About Gattefossé
Gattefossé develops, manufactures and sells specialty ingredients for the personal careand pharmaceutical industries and offers a strong expertise in formulation for both of theseactivities.

Gattefossé markets its products in more than 70 countries through 13 affiliated companies and a network of agents and distributors who provide technical and marketing support. Innovation, ethics, quality and long-term stability are the company key-drivers since the beginning.

Gattefossé was founded in Lyon, France in 1880 by Mr. Louis Gattefossé to whom building strong relationship with customers was a priority. The company still is a family-run and independent business, and now employs more than 280 people worldwide.

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