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12.27.2006

Befesa Gestión PCB awarded the Iberdrola supplier of the year prize

On December 13, the 5th edition of the Iberdrola Supplier of the Year Prizes was held. The aim is to recognize the best practices in matters related with sustainable development, quality, respect for the environment and occupational risk prevention in enterprise management.

This year, the award ceremony was held at the "Cigarral de las Mercedes" Estate, on the outskirts of Toledo, and the prizewinners were Mesa-Schneid, Inael, Babcock, Securitas, Monrasa, Macpuarsa, Befesa, Lainsa and Conelec. In the 2006 edition, the Supplier of the Year Prize was awarded in nine categories: Equipment and Material Manufacturers (Large Companies and Small to Medium-sized Companies); Works and Services Suppliers (Large Companies and Small to Medium-sized Companies); Quality Management System; Environmental Management System; Risk Prevention; Social Responsibility; and International and Quality Management System, which is the category in which Befesa Gestión PCB was the winner.

The winners received a sculpture by the artist Alfonso Amaya, which represents the company's interest in promoting quality, symbolized by a "Q", and excellence, represented by an "E", among its suppliers. The finalists received a diploma.

Befesa Gestión de PCB specializes in providing efficient solutions for the collection, transportation and disposal of PCB-contaminated transformers, condensers, and materials. For this purpose it utilizes the most advanced technology on the market which enables the recovery of all reusable materials and final disposal of the contaminated materials. Of note is the fact that, in 2001, the company obtained the Environmental Management Certificate pursuant to standard ISO 14001, and this has now been successfully renewed until 2007. It also holds the registered firm certificate pursuant to standard UNE-EN ISO 9001:2000 for its implemented quality system, and finally, the occupational risk prevention management system certificate pursuant to standard OHSAS 18001.

5th edition of the Iberdrola Supplier of the Year Prizes