Certifications

PEFC

PEFC

The PEFC label promotes sustainable and responsible forest management. Only companies granted this seal of approval can market wood or wood products with the PEFC label.

DIN CERTCO certification

DIN CERTCO certification

DIN CERTCO certification entitles products to be labelled as "compostable".

ISEGA certificate of conformity

ISEGA certificate of conformity

ISEGA compliance makes KATZ FOOD SAFETY BOARD an excellent choice for both direct and indirect contact with foodstuffs.

DIN EN ISO 50001: Energy management system

DIN EN ISO 50001: Energy management system

The ISO 50001 standard is a global benchmark designed to support organizations in creating a systematic energy management system. As well as energy data management and the implementation of specific technical measures, systematic energy management also includes strategic and organizational management approaches.
The KATZ Group has been certified to DIN EN ISO 50001 in its respective field since 2012.

DIN EN ISO 14001: Environmental management

DIN EN ISO 14001: Environmental management

ISO 14001 primarily focuses on the use of continuous improvement processes to enable companies to meet their goals in regard to environmental performance.
The KATZ Group has been certified to DIN EN ISO 14001 in its respective field since 2013.

DIN EN ISO 9001: Quality management system

DIN EN ISO 9001: Quality management system

EN ISO 9001 defines the minimum criteria for a quality management system (QM system) which an organization must fulfil in order to be able to offer products and services which satisfy customers' expectations and all relevant statutory requirements.
The KATZ Group has been certified to DIN EN ISO 9001 in its respective field since 2013.

Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit

Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit

During several days of auditing in March 2015, KATZ GmbH & Co. KG successfully demonstrated its adherence to work safety, environmental, social and ethical standards and received its SMETA-4-Pillar audit certificate (Sedex Members Ethical Trade Audit) from TÜV Nord.

Innovation Through Research

Innovation Through Research

The KATZ Group was honored with the "Innovativ durch Forschung" award of the Stifterverband für die deutsche Wissenschaft.  
In Germany there are 3.5 million companies; less than one percent of them are comitted to research - a small but important group. Only those who do research, will discover new things and create innovation and growth. Therefore, the Stiftungsverband für die deutsche Wissenschaft honored companies that show a special commitment to research and development, with the "Innovativ durch Forschung" award. The KATZ Group receive this award in June 2016. 

Ü certificate

Ü certificate

The "Ü" certificate of national technical approval from the German Institute for Civil Engineering (DIBt) gives you the reassurance of knowing that GREEN LIGNIN products meet the key requirements of general technical approval for construction products.

Guaranteed non-polluting and emission-free

Guaranteed non-polluting and emission-free

The "A+" certificate from the German Entwicklungs- und Prüflabor Holztechnologie GmbH in Dresden confirms that GREEN LIGNIN room and impact sound insulation meets the key requirements of the French regulation "Arrete etiquetage". In terms of formaldehyde emissions, GREEN LIGNIN has been assigned to the top "A+" category.

Blue Angel

Blue Angel

Blue Angel certification is based on a product’s entire life cycle. It promotes the use of wood from sustainably managed forests as well as low-emission wood-based materials. GREEN LIGNIN basic, anti-slip and hydro-tec room & impact sound insulation was awarded Blue Angel certification in October 2014.