KEI (Kuntz Electroplating Inc.)

Sustainability

KEI is an environmentally, socially and economically responsible corporation.  We are committed to sustainable growth.  This commitment extends to our employees, our customers, our community and our shareholders.  We are dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of our workers, protecting human health, promoting overall wellness, preserving our natural resources and our continuous improvement initiatives. KEI is committed to complying with all applicable legislation that governs our business and industry..


KEI is an ISO-9001 and ISO-14001 registered company.  We were the first surface finisher in North America to receive dual certification.


KEI is committed to their regulatory reporting requirements and has provided access to the following reports:

Toxics Reduction Act:

The Province of Ontario developed a Toxics Reduction Strategy that included the introduction of the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009 to reduce toxic substances created or used in manufacturing processes and to better inform Ontarians about toxic.

KEI has developed reports for their applicable substances:

2016 Accounting Toxics Reduction Act

2015 Accounting Toxics Reduction Act

2014 Accounting Toxics Reduction Act

2013 Accounting Toxics Reduction Act

Toxic Reduction Plan Summary Phase II

Toxic Reduction Plan Summary Phase I

National Pollutant Release Inventory

NPRI is Canada’s legislated, publicly accessible inventory of pollutant releases (to air, water and land), disposals and transfers for recycling. NPRI falls under the authority of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA 1999).

To access the NPRI reports for KEI’s Operations please visit Environment Canada’s NPRI website and search under Kuntz Electroplating Inc.


Energy  Improvements

Since 2009 KEI has been a CIPEC Leader, and have worked to improve energy usage throughout the facility through program initiatives such as facility re-lamping, procurement of energy efficient rated (EER) equipment, installation where possible of variable frequency drives (VFD’s). We have an embedded energy management team (EnMT) that monitors the procurement and use of commodities throughout the facility. The EnMT is an integral part of our Sustainability Team.

In 2016 we were recognized by KW Hydro and saveONenergy for our energy efficiency efforts.