PACIFIC ALLIED PRODUCTS
To be Hawaii’s premier plastic manufacturer by providing our customers with a commitment to excellence for our employees and shareholders.
Founded in 1965, the company initially produced wall panels using Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) foam. Recreational products such as ice coolers, surfboards, and swim rings evolved over the years.
Integrated Management System (IMS) Policy
- Producing and supplying products that are safe for human consumption.
- Enhance customers and consumer satisfaction by meeting or exceeding the products and services’ quality expectations and standards.
- Manage an integrated system that is responsible to warrant compliance toward statutory, regulatory, and mutually agreed customer requirements governing the business.
- The scope of the IMS includes food safety, quality, environmental, and safety aspects.
- A risk assessment methodology is used to facilitate the ability to achieve the IMS goals & continually improve. This approach aligns with the context in which the company operates.
- Pacific Allied Products, Ltd. (PAP) is committed to:
- Food safety and quality is the responsibility of every employee that has a direct &/or indirect influence on the operations (e.g. on ingredients, packaging, manufacturing, storage, transportation, sales, finance, IT, HR, etc.).
- Employees demonstrate their commitments to the IMS through the execution of their jobs and their relationship with stakeholders. </li
- A positive quality and food safety culture is promoted through active employee commitment at all levels of the organization. The quality and food safety mindset and culture are developed through:
- Structured programs that are periodically verified to confirm effectiveness in the controls in place.
- Provide clearly defined roles and responsibilities, communication methods and participation opportunities to promote effective engagement from all employees.
- Utilizing employee feedback to identify strengths and weaknesses of the programs and take appropriate action.
- Defining procedures to ensure quality and food safety trends are identified and analyzed with effective action plans established.
- Increase quality and food safety and awareness.
- Manage risk as appropriate.
- The implementation, certification, and continuous improvement of effective IMS that is compliant with ISO 9001, FSSC 22000, and mutually agreed customer requirements.
- Addressing the need to ensure relevant training/education and competencies to achieve the IMS goals.
- Upper Management ensures the IMS Policy:
- Is established, implemented, and maintained to warrant food safety and quality products.
- Is integrated in the processes affecting the IMS, at all levels of the organization.
- Is appropriate to the role of PAP in the food chain, and to the nature, scale and environmental impact of our activities, products, and services.
- It aligns with the strategic direction/plans that need to be implemented to achieve food safety and quality throughout the operations. e.g. planning to ensure adequate resources available, supported by the IMS measurable objectives, etc.
- Is available and communicated to relevant interested parties, as applicable and requested. External providers shall embrace the same food safety and quality commitments; and monitor the materials and services they provide.
- Communicated, understood, applied, implemented, and maintained at all levels of the organization, within the scope of the IMS.
- Communicates IMS aspects, strategies, and performance to associates, consumers, customers and principal stakeholders that have an impact on, or are affected by the Company’s IMS. The communication is conducted through company website, training, meetings, company letters, providing goods specifications, among other.
- Through meetings with the IMS Team (e.g. Management Review meetings, IMS Team meetings, other.), Upper Management:
- Provides direction and support to the personnel contributing to the IMS.
- Ensures the IMS is evaluated and maintained to achieved intended results.
- Upper Management promotes continual improvement by:
- Motivating and encouraging employees to change and develop new ideas. The goals in the company are not static; shall be improved continually.
- Teaching employees to share knowledge, work as team and generating improvement ideas.
- Analyzing results from IMS verification activities and identifying trends. (e.g. internal and external audits results)
- Acting proactive towards the prevention of IMS risks.
- Upper Management is committed to making ensure:
- That the responsibilities and authorities relevant to the IMS are assigned, communicated, understood in the company (e.g. through job descriptions, employee performance evaluations, company letters, other). Relevant Management Roles are supported according to assigned responsibilities.
- Affected individuals are communicated and understand the significance of:
- An effective IMS which is achieved through using a systematic approach to identify, control, and eliminate food safety risks.
- Their contribution to achieving business objectives related to the IMS.
- Conforming to the IMS, applicable statutory, regulatory, and mutually agreed customer requirements related to the IMS.
- The IMS Policy and IMS Measurable objectives:
- Are established, tracked, and achieved.
- Are reviewed at least yearly and updated when needed.
- Analysis and review of effectiveness is included in management review to ensure continuous improvement, compliance with applicable standards and maintain continued suitability.