Successful Environmental Surveillance Audit Completed for ISO:14001

ITW Heartland, a certified leader in precision engineered machines and gears, is pleased to announce the successful completion of an annual ISO:14001 environmental surveillance audit. ISO:14001 is the internationally recognized standard for environmental management systems. ITW Heartland was originally registered as being compliant to ISO:14001 in May 2006 and successfully completed a re-registration audit in May 2009.

The annual surveillance audits are intended to quantify environmental performance and environmental position to ensure that suppliers maintain a documented and effective environmental management system, in conformance with the Environmental Management Systems’ requirements. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) establishes specifications intended to protect the environment, prevent pollution, and improve their environmental performance.

About ITW Heartland
ITW Heartland is a certified leader in precision engineered machines, parts, gears, and electro-mechanical products. Located in Alexandria, Minnesota, ITW Heartland has four distinct divisions: Spiroid Gearing (design and manufacturing of custom right angle drives, gear boxes and loose gearing); Manufactured Products (low to mid quantity precision machining with a specific expertise in horizontal CNC technology); Strategic Assembly Solutions (complete machine design and assembly services); and ITW Gear Machines (designer and manufacturer of full line of high speed gear inspection and gear burnishing die equipment). As an Illinios Tool Works Company, ITW Heartland operates from a position of financial stability, engineering excellence, and refined manufacturing process.

For more information, visit www.itwheartland.com.