Today, new materials play a decisive role in determining industrial progress. We have made it our task to supply our customers with thermoplastics to a high standard of quality, backed by exemplary service. Our mission statement describes our corporate culture and the approach we take in achieving our aims. We accept neither faulty products nor processes nor services. We respect the objectives of sustainable environmental protection and act responsibly when using natural resources. We minimize hazards at the workplace by meeting strict requirements and continually improving our systems in the areas of occupational health and safety protection.

Guiding Principles

Vision

We promote the use of technical plastics in trade and industry, and develop individual solutions for our customers.

Customer orientation

We provide products and services that benefit our customers, and that give them competitive advantages. Our solutions are innovative, of high quality, functional and economical.

Leading role

We take a leading, determining role in the markets that we enter.

Innovations

We are active world-wide, and strive for continuous growth, which is made possible by more and more new products.

Continuous improvements

We will consistently optimise our internal processes, in order to manufacture excellent products, to achieve maximum productivity, to avoid waste of any kind, and to further lower costs.

Partnership

We strive for fair, balanced relations with our business partners, and nurture long-term, stable relationships.

Independence

We desire to make a profit that will allow us to ensure the existence and the further development of the company and to provide an adequate return on the invested capital.

Employee potential

Our company is formed by committed, qualified employees. We promote the professional and personal development of our employees and the transfer of knowledge and experience within the company.

Sense of responsibility

From our employees, we expect a high degree of initiative, readiness to assume responsibility, a will to work, openness to innovation, and flexibility. From our managers, we expect far-sighted, circumspect action, identification with the company’s objectives, and exemplary leadership.

Sustainability

We make our contribution to the protection of the environment, and, as citizens of state and city, will think and act responsibly towards fellow-citizens.

Quality, Environment, Health and Safety

Values

Our responsibility for the environment motivates us to produce sustainably. We check the ecological impacts of our work in advance.

Employees

Protection of the environment is a task for everyone. So it is up to each of us to contribute.

Dialogue

In order to achieve our environmental goals, we provide staff with the necessary resources and generally provide information about advances being made in ecological programmes at regular intervals.

Waste / emissions

We work continually to reduce our waste and emissions.

Dangerous substances

Wherever possible, we substitute dangerous substances.

Resources

We reduce the consumption of resources continuously.

Efficiency

We permanently optimize our processes and products as well as our energy-related productivity.

Definition

Quality is the basis of our work. It is defined by the expectations and wishes of our customers.

Employees

Every employee generates his or her own contribution to creating quality. 

Zero defects

We accept neither faulty products nor processes nor services. 

CIP

We undertake to continuously improve all our services and processes.

Prevention and avoidance

We avoid hazards at the workplace and thus help to prevent occupational accidents.

Working conditions

We have a duty to protect the health, safety, and welfare of our employees and other people who might be affected by the business. 

Continuous improvement

We continuously strive to improve our performance in all matters relating to health and safety protection at the workplace. 

Training

We carry out regular training of our employees in the importance of health and safety protection at work. 

Legal conformity

We observe, maintain and comply with our moral and legal obligations on all matters relating to health and safety, company policy and relevant legislation.

Code of Conduct

The basis of our actions is the Ensinger mission statement which defines the character of our relations with our business partners and also with our employees, colleagues and the owners of our company. The upholding and preserving of these values will also be the basis of our continued business success.

Our reputation in the market and in the public domain is sustained by the conduct of our employees. The basis of this reputation is the respect for our corporate values, law and order and our internal regulations and directives.

With this Code of Conduct we would like to summarise the most important and imperative standards and provide the employees with a guide for orienting their actions. The most important drivers and first point of contact for all questions in connection with this Code of Conduct are our executives. We expect our executives to actively promote the principles of our mission statement and this Code of Conduct as part of their performance as a role model and communicate this to their employees and ensure they abide by it.

This Code of Conduct is part of the Ensinger risk management system and applies to all group companies and branches of the Ensinger Group. The regulations contained in this Code of Conduct do not create any rights in favour of third parties.

1. Selection of suppliers

In accordance with our mission statement, we strive to create a relationship with our business partners that is based on partnership and is balanced and fair. When selecting a supplier, it is important to ensure that our business partners comply with the values referred to in this Code of Conduct.

2. Competition

Ensinger is committed to fair competition. All employees are required to obey the applicable laws against restraint of trade. Unlawful agreements on prices or other conditions, territories or customers and the abuse of market power contradict the values of the company. 

3. Bribery and corruption

The Ensinger Group does not condone bribery and corruption and also does not tolerate such conduct. All employees are required to ensure that no kind of personal dependencies or responsibilities towards business partners occur. In particular, employees may not give or accept gifts or other gratuities that could reasonably be assumed to unduly influence the actions or decisions of the recipient. Particularly in the case of public officials, strict standards are to be applied. Gifts of money are prohibited in any case. Standards according to state and federal legislation must be complied with.

4. Business secrets

The business secrets of partners are treated confidentially by the Ensinger Group and its employees. Any disclosure to third parties is prohibited and this applies to all members of the company even after termination of the employment.

1. Role model function

Our executives act as role models and ensure through appropriate supervision in their area of responsibility that violations of this Code of Conduct do not occur.

2. Tolerance and equal opportunities

The Ensinger Group respects human rights worldwide. All employees are to be treated with dignity and respect.

3. Working conditions

The Ensinger Group offers its employees appropriate remuneration and fair working conditions. All forms of forced labour are rejected. Child labour is only tolerated as permitted by law and on condition that the child is at least 15 years old. Practical work experience permitted by law within the scope of professional careers guidance is excluded from this age limit.

4. Health and safety at work

Working hours comply with the applicable national legislation or the relevant ILO conventions. Where necessary and permitted by law, an employee may be required to perform extra work. The national and international regulations for ensuring health and safety in the workplace are observed. Appropriate systems are to be established that avoid risks to health and safety.

5. Environmental protection

In accordance with the mission statement, Ensinger respects the objectives of sustainable environmental protection and acts responsibly when using natural resources.

6. Gender pay gap report

It is a mandatory requirement in the UK that all Companies with over 250 employees have to publish and report their gender pay gap. We have now published our findings and you can read our full report by clicking on the below link.

1. Measures and guidance

Ensinger brings this Code of Conduct to the attention of its employees in an appropriate manner and at regular intervals and helps them to avoid violations of laws and this Code of Conduct. In particular, it is also the responsibility of the executives to ensure compliance of all employees with this Code of Conduct.

2. Complaints and reports of violations

Any employee has the possibility and right to report violations or suspected violations of the Code of Conduct to Ensinger. The employee has the option of his superior or a member of a representative body for employees as the contact regarding this matter. Any employee who exercises this right bona fide will not suffer any disadvantages from this in any form whatsoever and is to be actively protected from such measures.

Ensinger is committed to acting in a responsible and ethical manner. We have a zero tolerance approach to slavery and human trafficking ("Modern slavery").

Modern slavery is a crime and violation of fundamental human rights. It takes various forms, such as slaver, servitude, forced and compulsory labour and human trafficking, all of which have in common the deprivation of a person's liberty by another to exploit them for personal or commercial gain.

Ensinger's prohibition on modern slavery applies to all person's working for the Group or on its behalf in any capacity. The company will promptly and thoroughly investigate any claim or indication that a supplier is engaging directly or indirectly with human trafficking or slavery.

If a supplier is found in violation of this or any other policy or principle within Ensinger's code of conduct, Ensinger will take remedial measures to address the violation.