Plast-Box achieves AA-grade BRC accreditation

Plast-Box S.A., a manufacturer of plastic packaging, has again subjected itself to the assessment of standards with a direct impact on the safety of food packaging, and has obtained the highest-possible grade – “AA”. The audit was carried out by the certification body DNV GL, in accordance with the revision of the BRC Packaging and Packaging Materials standard.

The accreditation, developed by the British Retail Consortium, is the world’s first packaging standard which has been recognised by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GSFI). The BRC food-packaging-certification standard is perceived as a benchmark of quality, safety, and legitimacy, and has been recognised and accepted by retailers, manufacturers, and packaging companies around the world. It ensures full confidence in the packaging supplier’s production processes, from beginning to end. The AA status achieved by Plast-Box indicates the great experise of the company in the field of product safety and integrity.

“Our customers’ trust is crucial for us – we undergo certification according to the BRC standard to confirm that our packaging is manufactured according to international standards, in terms of legality, quality, and safety requirements, as well as hygiene and product liability”, says Grzegorz Pawlak, President of the Management Board of Plast-Box S.A. “We operate globally in highly competitive sectors of the food industry, and are ambitiously expanding our operations there. The BRC is the basic hygiene standard required by all leading food manufacturers and processors. The ability to meet the requirements of our business partners increases the competitiveness of our company, and allows us to gain access to new market, he notes.

Plast-Box is one of the leaders in the production of plastic packaging, mainly for the food industry. It specialises in the production of technologically advanced buckets and containers. It also produces transporters for the food industry, and other utility products sold in retail chains. Plast-Box products are supplied to renowned manufacturers in the food sector in almost the whole of Europe. Its customers are both large international corporations and smaller entities.