Metaltex has been awarded Social Accountability International, SA8000, certification in its factory in Canton (China).

The Chinese factory, which manufactures household wireware and small kitchen utensils, is one of the first 100 in the world to be awarded this certificate.

SA8000 is a standard based on the ILO (International Labour Organisation) convention, as well as on other conventions for human rights, which determines criteria and rules related to: child labour, forced labour, health and safety, freedom of union association and right to collective bargaining, discrimination, work timetable, salary levels and organization systems inside a company.

SA8000 is a further element of proof of Metaltex’s direct commitment in China
• production in Canton since 1993
• 120 employees
• 6,500 sqm building
• Italian design and technology
• Swiss quality and management
• ISO 9001:2000 and SA8000 certificates