Harlequin Manfacturing Ltd. has been manufacturing and supplying tanks under the Harlequin brand for over 30 years from its manufacturing base in Co. Armagh, Northern Ireland. Throughout this time the company has placed quality products and customer service at the heart of its business. From humble beginnings, Harlequin pioneered the manufacture and supply of rotationally moulded plastic products such as coal bunkers, grit bins, oil & water tanks to become today one of Europe`s leading tank manufacturers selling to over 20 countries worldwide including as far as Australia and South East Asia. Today, Harlequin has an extensive distribution network in the UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Netherlands and Scandinavia to mention a few, selling its ranges of heating oil and diesel tanks and systems, alongside its range of water and material storage products.
- Business Type:
- Industry Type:
- Water and Wastewater
- Market Focus:
- Internationally (various countries)
This company also provides solutions for other industrial applications.
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Recently Harlequin also purchased the rotational moulding products division of Balmoral Tanks, a leading manufacturer based in Aberdeen. This acquisition has enabled it to manufacture and supply a range of quality Effluent Treatment and Rainwater Harvesting Systems from its base in Moira, including the well known Hydroclear and Hydrostore Ranges.
A leading member of OFTEC, the company maintains ISO 9001, 14000 and 18000 as well as many national and international certifications for its products, including European CE Certifications where applicable.
Moving forward Harlequin is not content to simply rest on its laurels including recent Awards for Product Design and Marketing, rather is striving to produce yet more added value products and renowned levels of customer service from its experience of over 30 years.
It is the policy of Clarehill Plastics Limited to provide a range of products and services which always meet our customer’s requirements and always conform to quality standard parameters, and that programmes are maintained on schedule at the agreed price. All work is carried out in a cost effective and timely manner, and in accordance with the highest professional standards aiming for continual improvement and customer satisfaction through the involvement and participation of all levels of management, staff and other interested parties.
A policy for quality conforming to the requirements of ISO 9001:2000 has been established to ensure that it:
Is appropriate to the purpose of the organisation, the expected level of customer satisfaction and the needs of other interested parties
Includes a commitment to meeting requirements and to continual improvement
Has the resources needed and the contribution of suppliers and partners
Provides a framework for establishing and reviewing quality objectives
Demonstrates top management commitmentand ensures the quality objectives are communicated, understood and implemented at appropriate levels of the organisation
Is regularly reviewed at the management review meeting for suitability and effectiveness addressing continual improvement and client satisfaction.
Some personnel have been allocated more than one role to carry out within the organisation. It is, however, organisational policy that dual or multiple roles shall not deter, in any manner, any member of staff from achieving their prime objective of providing a quality service through an adequately controlled quality management system. The primary function of all management and employees shall be the maintenance of this objective.
Management is ultimately responsible for making balanced judgements, assessing the significance of variations in this sphere and taking decisions. In arriving at such decisions, the quality and personal integrity of staff are of fundamental importance. In this context, all effort is made to ensure that each person in the organisation understands that quality assurance is important to their future, know how they can assist in the achievement of adequate quality and are stimulated and encouraged to do so.
This policy is approved by the undersigned and is supported by all the levels of management within the organisation. All personnel shall be guided by the contents of the quality management system and no deviation from the methods and procedures set down shall be permitted.
We at Clarehill Plastics limited recognize that environmental impacts are created as a result of these activities, and that we have a responsibility to all of our stakeholders to manage these impacts appropriately. We therefore:
- Will operate an Environmental Management System (EMS) implemented in line with ISO 14001: 2004
- Will comply with all applicable legislation, regulations and industry codes of practice
- Will communicate our Environmental Policy, both internally, by posting this document throughout the Company and externally to all interested parties including those working on behalf of the organisation
- Will endeavour to prevent pollution, reduce raw material & operational wastage, and improve energy efficiency
- Will provide for the setting and achievement of environmental objectives and targets for the Company, and secondly for the publication of the environmental objectives and targets by the posting of the document in the Company.
- Will maintain efforts to achieve continual improvement in the environmental performance of the Company
- Will foster openness, dialogue and discussion with employees, customers, suppliers, contractors and all interested parties regarding the environmental performance and the environmental objectives and targets of the Company
- Will measure environmental performance by conducting regular environmental audits and assessments of compliance with the Environmental Policy, relevant environmental legislation and the requirements of the Company
We at Clarehill Plastics Limited will review this policy annually at Management Review Meetings.
Clarehill Plastics Limited will comply with all of its legal duties in respect of providing safe and healthy working conditions for all employees and will take positive action to ensure that our work does not affect other contractors, occupiers of buildings, the public, or any other relevant third party.
The company will co-operate with all those with an interest in Health, Safety and Welfare, other employers, customers, sub-contractors and the enforcing authorities.
The company will provide adequate financial support for the full implementation of this policy.
The company will ensure that all persons are competent to carry out the duties asked of them, and will provide all information, instruction, supervision and necessary training.
The company will ensure that all employees are consulted on matters of Health, Safety and Welfare and will encourage positive employee participation.
The company considers the Health, Safety and Welfare of its employees to be of prime importance, essential to the operation of the business and a management responsibility of equal importance to any other.
The company is committed to a proactive approach to accident prevention in order to achieve continuous improvement in Health, Safety and Welfare performance, and as a result we have set a goal for the organization of “Zero Accidents”. In light of this the company shall operate a health and management system in accordance with the requirements of OHSAS18001: 1999.
This policy will be kept up to date and will be amended to suit any changes in the size or nature of the company activities. In support of this intent the policy will be reviewed annually.
We have appointed a Health and Safety Officer (Quality Manager) to be responsible for Health, Safety and Welfare matters. The company will, where required, obtain advice on any relevant Health, Safety and Welfare matters from appropriate external sources.