SBS Achieves ISO 50001 Certification

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SBS Friction, a foremost manufacturer specializing in brakes for motorcycles, scooters, and all-terrain vehicles, marks a significant stride towards sustainable production. The company proudly announces its recent achievement of the ISO 50001 certification for energy management, setting a precedent in the motorcycle industry for environmental stewardship.

Key Highlights:

  • SBS Friction attains ISO 50001 certification, underscoring its commitment to sustainable energy management.
  • The certification follows a rigorous audit, aligning with ISO 50001:2018 standards.
  • CEO Marco Moretti emphasizes this milestone as a transformation of energy into innovation.
  • The company’s energy initiatives include a novel cooling system and a shift from gas to electric power, earning numerous sustainability accolades.
  • This certification complements SBS’s existing ISO14001 and ISO 9001 certifications, enhancing operational efficiency and sustainability.

The ISO 50001 certification represents a landmark achievement for SBS Friction, confirming its dedication to efficient energy management and environmental sustainability. Through meticulous evaluation, the company’s energy management practices have been recognized as aligning with the premier industry standards of ISO 50001:2018.

Marco Moretti, CEO and CSR Ambassador, remarked, “This achievement is nonetheless a significant sign of the fact that SBS is turning energy into inspiration and becoming the solutions provider we strategize for.” He highlighted the company’s ambition to lead in innovation and sustainability, emphasizing the transformative impact of their energy management initiatives.

SBS’s approach includes innovative energy-efficient measures such as the installation of an advanced cooling system that repurposes excess heat for building heating, alongside transitioning from gas to electric power in its production processes. These efforts have not only garnered multiple sustainability awards but also exemplify the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship.

Jan Reinholdt Mohrdrieck, Technical Manager at SBS, attributes this success to the collective effort of all company departments, stating, “The achievement is only made possible through intracompany collaboration and hard work.” The ISO 50001 certification augments SBS’s existing ISO14001 and ISO 9001 certifications, streamlining workflows and enhancing both environmental and operational efficiency.

About SBS: Established in 1964, SBS Friction A/S has evolved into a leading original equipment and aftermarket supplier of brake pads, friction solutions, brake discs, clutch kits, brake shoes, brake shims, and accessories for motorcycles, scooters, ATVs/UTVs, and industrial applications, including wind turbines. The company’s pursuit of Braking Excellence has positioned it as a preferred choice globally.

This significant milestone for SBS not only showcases its dedication to reducing environmental impact but also highlights its innovative approach to operational excellence, further solidifying its position as a leader in the industry.

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