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Environment

USUI CO., LTD. is “an enterprise which seeks to continuously preserve and improve the global environment as a part of social responsibility”. To this end, USUI CO., LTD. is proceeding to obtain ISO14001 accreditation, the international standard for environment management systems.

Environmental policy

Basic policy

USUI CO., LTD. who engages in designing, development and manufacturing parts for automotive industry, recognizes the protection of the global environment as the most important issue among all things, as a part of company’s social responsibility. Aiming at building the society where “Health maintenance” and “Protection of global environment” are ensured, USUI CO., LTD. makes every effort to contribute to them.

Guideline of action

In order to minimize the adverse effect produced by our business activities on environment, we will do our best to improve any matters of problems ahead of us.

  1. Reduction and protection for environmental pollution.
    1. Try to minimize quantities of natural resources and energy. (Reduce CO2 emissions)
    2. Cut down waste and facilitate recycling.
    3. Cut down harmful chemicals in use.
    4. Prevent environmental pollution from occurring.
  2. Set up and review the object, other target and continue further improvement.
    • Based on the policy, we determine the objects and the targets of environment, continuously reviewing them, and improve the environment management system.
  3. Comply with the rules.
    • Comply with any applicable legal requirements related to environmental aspects or any other related requirement in Japan.

This policy should be made known to every person who works for the organization without exception by posting on a board or by some other means. Also this policy is to be open to public.

USUI CO., LTD.
Board Director in charge of Environmental Issues
Katsushi Umezawa

Current ISO14001 certification status

Certified Year Facilities
1998 Nagasawa-Nishi Plant
2002 Head Office, Koatsukan Plant, Kyowa Plant, Hiroshima Satellite Plant
2003 Izu-Nagaoka Plant, Okazaki Satellite Plant, Kakita Plant, Tamagawa Plant, Ohito Plant, Nagasawa Plant
2004 Tochigi Satellite Plant
2006 Nirayama Plant
2009 Gotemba Plant

ISO14001 Certificate

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Photovoltaic Power Generation

USUI introduced solar photovoltaic that is renewable energy as a part of the global environment maintenance activity.
We installed 2,120 pieces of solar panels and solar photovoltaic facility where its system capacity holds up to 507kW on 8,900 square meters of the site in the Ohito ground of Izu-City, Shizuoka. The operation started in April, 2013.
The power supply is equivalent to approximately 170 standard domestic households which is about 590,000kWh per year, and we expect the CO2 reduction effect for 219 tons a year.