Applications for carbon parts – our area of expertise

Series production and racing vehicles as well as aircraft production need only those components that are of the highest quality. Wethje Carbon Composites ensures this quality by implementing a state-of-the-art quality management system, using the most advanced equipment for quality control, e. g. 3D measuring machines, FaroArm, a mobile ultrasound scanner, DSC.

Both plants – Hengersberg and Pleinting – are certified according to EN 9100 und DIN EN ISO 9001. The certification according to DIN EN ISO 14001 and DIN EN ISO 50001 was awarded in 2017.

The sustainability policy of Wethje, which includes the areas of environmental protection, energy, sustainability and safety, can be requested by all interested parties from the quality management department.

The currently valid certificates, the environmental and energy policy and the company policy regarding supplier sustainability standards can be downloaded by interested parties under the following links.

 

DEKRA ISO 14001:2015 CERTIFICATE for Wethje GmbH

ISO 14001:2015

DEKRA Certification GmbH hereby certifies that the company

Wethje Carbon Composites GmbH

Certified area:

Production of components and assemblies made of

composite materials; production of master models, fixtures and tools

Certified site:

D-94491 Hengersberg, Donaustraße 35

D-94474 Vilshofen-Pleinting, Oskar-von-Miller-Straße 3

has introduced and maintains an environmental management system in accordance with the above-mentioned standard. Proof was provided in the audit report no. A17021301.

This certificate is valid from 09/05/2017 to 08/05/2020

Certificate register no.: 170514043

NEW CERTIFICATION ISO 14001 2015 >>

DEKRA ISO 50001:2011 CERTIFICATE for Wethje GmbH

ISO 50001:2011

DEKRA Certification GmbH hereby certifies that the company

Wethje Carbon Composites GmbH

Certified area:

Production of components and assemblies made of composite materials;

production of master models, fixtures and tools

Certified site:

D-94491 Hengersberg, Donaustraße 35

D-94474 Vilshofen-Pleinting, Oskar-von-Miller-Straße 3

has introduced and maintains an energy management system in accordance with the above-mentioned standard. Proof was provided in the audit report.

  1. A17021301. This certificate is valid from 09/05/2017 to 08/05/2020

Certificate register no.: 180517030

Qualityaustria

Succeed with Quality

 Austrian Aeronautics Industries Group
Interessensgemeinschaft der österreichischen Luftfahrtzulieferindustrie

CERTIFICATE

Quality Austria Trainings-, Zertifizierungs- und Begutachtungs GmbH awards this qualityaustria certificate to the following organisation:

Head Office:
Wethje Carbon Composites GmbH

DE-94491 Hengersberg
Donaustr. 35

Manufacturing of composite parts and assemblies; manufacturing of models, jigs and tools

Certification Structure: campus

Included Sites: Wethje Carbon Composites GmBH, DE-94474 Vilshofen- Pleinting, Oskar-von-Miller-Str. 3

Manufacturing of composite parts and assemblies; manufacturing of models, jigs and tools

This assessment was performed in compliance with EN9104-001:2013.

This qualityaustria certificate confirms the compliance and further development of an effective

QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Complying with the requirement of standard

EN 9100:2009 without product design

(technically equivalent to AS 9100C and JISQ 9100:2009)

Including the requirements of ISO 9001:2008

Certificate-Registration No.: 00036/0

Issue Date EN 9100: 17 December 2015

Issue Date ISO 9001: 17 December 2015

Expiry Date: 14 September 2018

Vienna, 17 December 2015
Quality Austria Trainings-, Zertifizierungs- und Begutachtungs GmbH,
A-1010 Vienna, Zelinkagasse 10/3

 

Konrad Scheiber (General Manager)

Gerald Perschler (Specialist representative)

WETHJE Carbon Composites
Company policy – Environmental and sustainability policy

URL index 001

Created on: 21/11/2016

Environmental and sustainability policy

WETHJE Carbon Composites GmbH is committed to a sustainable management of all business activities. This is the fundamental underlying principle of our energy and environmental policy.

We have a corporate environmental protection program in place and strive for energy efficiency on our own initiative and responsibility with an aim of an economical use of natural resources for the benefit of our environment, customers, business partners and employees.

To us, compliance with statutory provisions and official regulations represents the minimum requirement. We want to achieve greater environmental and energy standards. The relevant environmental impact and energy consumption of our business activities are repeatedly reviewed and monitored.

Our continuous efforts to prevent and reduce the environmental impact of our business activities and to achieve energy efficiency determine our actions. We strive for a yearly improvement of our energy efficiency regarding power consumption.

For the development, manufacture and procurement of our high-quality products, we use the most environmentally compatible and energy efficient technology available.

We work to raise the awareness of our employees and provide them with training with regard to environmental protection and the efficient use of energy on all operational levels and provide sufficient personnel for energy and environmental management. Each manager is responsible for the environmental compatibility and energy efficiency of the activities in their area of influence.

Florian Anzeneder (CEO)

 Takashi Morishima (CEO)

Company policy – Supplier sustainability standard

URL Index 002

Last amended on: 07/11/2017

Preamble

WETHJE Carbon Composites follows certain principles for responsible and lawful conduct and asks suppliers to also respect the following principles in their company policy and pass them on in their own supply chain.

The following guidelines represent the minimum requirement for all suppliers regarding business ethics, environmental protection and the conservation of resources as well as human rights and social standards. They are based on the fundamental principles of economical, ecological and social responsibility and are in compliance with applicable law and international standards.

  1. Business ethics and compliance

WETHJE expects suppliers to act responsibly and lawfully and to pass on this expectation to their entire supply chain. Any business operation must be performed by the companies in compliance with currently applicable laws with utmost integrity in an honest and just manner.

In particular, this refers to:

  • Compliance with the applicable anti-corruption legislation / prevention of corruption
  • Prevention of anti-competitive practices
  • Protection of intellectual property and commercial confidentiality
  • Compliance with legal provisions in the area of export/import controls

 

  1. Environmental protection and conservation of resources

WETHJE expects from suppliers and their subcontractors a sustainable and responsible and use of resources and raw materials.

Regarding products and processes, they are to ensure an efficient use of energy and resources and compliance with applicable environmental standards.

In particular, suppliers strive to:

  • reduce energy and water consumption
  • reduce greenhouse gases
  • increasingly use renewable technologies
  • use a suitable waste disposal concept

In their respective market segment, suppliers proactively promote the development and distribution of environmentally compatible technologies.

Suppliers are to support any effort to ensure the responsible procurement of resources. The goal is to prevent the acquisition and use of resources which were obtained in an unlawful manner or by ethically objectionable or unacceptable measures.

  • Due diligence regarding the promotion of responsible supply chains for minerals from conflict-affected and high-risk areas

WETHJE expects suppliers to refrain from the use of any minerals from conflict-affected smelting plants. This applies in particular to raw materials which were mined in the eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. According to the definition of the “Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act” which was adopted in the United States of America in July 2010, conflict minerals are tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TG). In addition, minerals are classified as conflict-affected if their extraction, transport, trade, handling/processing or export directly or indirectly support non-governmental armed groups.

Information on the smelting plants or refineries for conflict minerals which suppliers or subcontractors use must be submitted to WETHJE with the initial shipment using a Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) without request by WETHJE. WETHJE will not enter into any business relationship with suppliers who use conflict-affected smelting plants or refineries. If required, WETHJE can provide support regarding the possibility to use conflict-free smelting plants and refineries.

Our suppliers are requested to adhere to their due diligence obligations in their entire supply chain, even if their suppliers do not directly procure minerals from the DRC. This includes the implementation of measures to ensure that the minerals which are used by the supplier – in particular tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TG) – do not directly or indirectly promote or support armed conflicts.

The due diligence requirements are an extension of the above-mentioned sustainability requirements for environmental protection, employee rights, transparent business relationships and fair market conduct which are integral parts of due diligence.

  1. Human rights and working conditions

For WETHJE it is of utmost importance that business activities take into account the social responsibility towards employees. This also applies to WETHJE’s suppliers and their subcontractors. WETHJE required its suppliers to respect social standards, include them in their own company policy and ensure a commitment to social responsibility in their entire supply chain.

The following principles are particularly important:

  • Respecting human rights
  • No discrimination, ensuring equal opportunities and equal treatment
  • Ban on child and forced labour
  • Respecting the positive and negative freedom of association
  • Remuneration regardless of gender in accordance with the minimum requirements of applicable national laws
  • Compliance with working hours as set out in the applicable country-specific legal provisions
  • Compliance with the requirements for occupational health and safety

Florian Anzeneder (CEO)

Masao Anzai (CEO)