Esab Welding and Cutting Products announced that it has earned a number of international certifications.

The maker of sheet metal forming equipment has earned recertification under the International Organization for Standardization’s ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and the Occupational Health and Safety Advisory Services 18001.

The move covers all of the company’s operations and 8,700 people worldwide. Esab said it was the first company to achieve the complete external certification of the management standards.  

 “Esab is focused on excellence in all areas of the business and invests heavily in this effort across our global organization,” said Esab’s vice president of global quality, John Hagen. “This distinguished worldwide recertification reflects our corporate philosophy of continuous improvement. By constantly striving to identify areas to advance our operational processes, product quality and customer service, we operate more efficiently, provide greater value to our customers, a safer working environment for our employees, and reduce our impact on the environment. As a result, we strengthen our global brand.”