APEM manufacturing plants have adopted technologies favorable to the environment, meeting the prevailing environmental rules. All APEM products have been RoHS compliant since 2005. Click here to be informed of APEM SAS’s environmental policy.
The Directive on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment 2011/65/EC (commonly referred to as the Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive or RoHS) was adopted by the European Union. The RoHS directive took effect on 1 July 2006, and is required to be enforced and become law in each member state. This directive restricts the use of six hazardous materials in the manufacture of various types of electronic and electrical equipment.
Our Rohs compatible products comply with EC directive 2011/65/EC with regards to the content of hazardous substances.
ReachRegistration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) is a European Union Regulation of 18 December 2006. REACH addresses the production and use of chemical substances and their potential impacts on both human health and the environment. These 849 pages took seven years to pass, and it has been described as the most complex legislation in the Union's history and the most important in 20 years.It is the strictest law to date regulating chemical substances and will affect industries throughout the world. REACH entered into force in June 2007.
Reach Standard Communication
Certification according to the ISO 14001 environmental standard is a demonstration of APEM’s commitment to sustainable development and regulation compliance. It is our objective to limit the impact of our activities on the environment. To reach this objective, APEM regularly analyses how our actions can adversely affect the environment and we take all reasonable steps to minimize or eliminate the environmental impact of these activities.