Athens, TN—Greg Hewitt, President of Heil Trailer International (HTI) signs a historic policy statement for the company’s Environmental Management System on the heels of Earth Day 2010. HTI has always met or exceeded the requirements of relevant environmental laws and regulations, today’s signing only reinforces and formalizes HTI’s commitment to set new environmental standards of excellence in their industry.
“We recognize our responsibility to conduct our operations as a good global citizen in providing our customers with high quality products and services that are not harmful to our employees or the environment. Our policy is to be a responsible corporate citizen wherever we operate by protecting our personnel, surroundings and achieving sustainability through responsible health, safety, and environmental management and performance,” says Hewitt.
In order to accomplish the above, Heil Trailer International is moving towards an ambitious formal environmental and health & safety management system at all facilities to be certified to ISO Standard 14001 (Environmental) and ISO Standard 18001 (Health & Safety) by late 2011. Most of HTI’s facilities are already certified to ISO Standard 9001 (Quality) and HTI’s Argentina facility is already certified to the ISO Standard 14001.
Founded in 1901, Heil Trailer International is a leading manufacturer of petroleum, crude, dry-bulk, heavy-haul, oil field, wind turbine/blade and military tactical trailers. With dealers on all six continents and manufacturing facilities in Athens (TN), Rhome (TX), Gatesville (TX), Brazil, Argentina and Thailand, HTI maintains an unwavering commitment to quality, the environment and health & safety. Heil Trailer International has demonstrated 109 years of “Going the Extra Mile” and will continue to do so in the future.