Operational excellence is part of AGC’s shared values, and the company is recognized worldwide for manufacturing the products with the highest efficiency and performance in its segments, which is why the Quality area is essential for the company.
As it could not be different in a company originated in Japan, the continuous improvement process at AGC is based on the Japanese Kaizen system, which translated into Portuguese means KAI – change and ZEN – good that is, a change for the better, improvement continuous throughout the organization.
Both leadership and employees are encouraged to adopt this principle in their daily lives, but there are also exclusive programs to encourage a culture of continuous improvement and to encourage constant actions in this area.
People are the most valuable resources for the AGC Group, which is why health and safety guidelines are the main concern of the company. In order to identify, reduce and/or neutralize potential risks to the safety and health of people in the facilities, preventing injuries and illnesses, and to provide a healthy work environment conducive to the well-being of people, AGC has established a health and safety policy that targets people first.
Area responsible for supporting and monitoring special projects and managing external utility contracts for the plants and for supporting all internal infrastructure maintenance, such as roads, buildings, lighting, energy, among others.
Its important function is to take care of the structure of AGC’s units in Brazil, offering a healthy and well-being space for employees, and it also has a relevant role in optimizing the company’s costs.
AGC seeks to generate a positive impact on the environment, contributing to a sustainable development, thanks to innovative technologies that aim to limit the environmental impact of industrial activities.
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