Modern slavery statement


Within the Altro Group we are committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking occurring in any of our corporate activities, as well as seeking to ensure that our supply chains are also free from such practices.

This statement is made pursuant to section 54 (1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out thesteps we have taken to ensure that our business as well as our supply chains are free from slaveryand human trafficking during the financial year ending 31/12/2016.

Organisations Structure

Altro Group is a leading manufacturer and distributor of PVC flooring and wall cladding, as well as car care chemicals via the Autoglym and Ka nor brands. We sell our products around the world, directly and through our distributors and subsidiaries; Altro Limited, Altro APAC Pty Ltd, Altro Scandess SA, Altro Nordic AB, Altro Canada Inc, Altro USA Inc, Altro Trading (Shanghai) Limited, Altro Middle East DMCC and debolon dessauer bodenbelage GmbH & Co. KG.

We are a privately owned business with around 760 employees across the group, with manufacturing plants in the UK and Germany.

Our Supply Chain

Our supply chain is diverse and ranges from suppliers of raw material for our manufacturing plants right through to finished goods and services. The majority of our raw materials and finished goods are from either UK or European sources with a small amount coming from the USA and Asia.

Policies and Staff Training

At Altro Group we are committed to transparency within our business and to promptly dealing with any issues that may arise in connection with modern slavery. We expect the same high standards from both our suppliers and our distributors.

Our current policies include Diversity and Whistleblowing, with a mandatory training course attended by all our staff in Dignity At Work.

During 2017, we plan to review our policies and staff training, including our induction training, to ensure that staff at all levels are aware of modern slavery and how it should be reported if discovered within our supply chain.

Due diligence

We have processes in place to assess and manage our suppliers, both new and established, from the tender process, to new supplier meetings and service level agreements.

During 2017, we plan to review our new supplier process, tender, service level documents and agreements updating as appropriate, to take into acount modern slavery.

Next steps

At Altro Group, we have an internal cross-functional group, which includes representation from Procurement, Supply Chain, Human Resources and Manufacturing functions, with responsibilities for reviewing this statement on a regular basis and ensuring that progress is being made in the areas identified. These will be reported in our next statement.

Board approval

This statement has been approved by the Board of Directors for the Altro Group.

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