Plum A/S

Plum A/S

Dating back to 1860, Plum A/S is a Danish company and member of the Swedish CCS AB Group. For more than 50 years, we have been providing efficient and user-friendly hand hygiene solutions to corporate clients - and close to 20 years with first-aid solutions that make your workplace safer. Today, we are serving a broad spectrum of consumers in industrial, craft and institutional segments. Working closely with dermatologists, safety organisations and advisory experts we have throughout the years been developing products, striking a fine balance between the skin`s needs for mild raw materials and efficacy considerations. Quality and environmental factors have remained top priorities in our production process and finished products - along with providing a good vendor and customer service. That is one reason why we have consequently implemented a quality assurance system and are an ISO 14001 certified company.

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Frederik Plums vej 2 , Assens , DK-5610 Denmark
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Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Workplace Safety
Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)

Plum A/S is a family owned business with roots dating back to 1860. For more than 40 years we have dealt with efficient and user-friendly hand hygiene solutions and for ca. 15 years with first-aid solutions that make your workplace a safer place to be. Today we serve a wide range of users in the industry, handicraft and institutional areas.

 

Through a close co-orperation with dermatologists, safety organisations and occopational health service centres we have through the years developed products which emphasise the skins demand for mild raw materials as well as the consideration towards efficiency.

 

Quality and environment have always had a high priority in our production as well as in the manufactured goods. We make a point of ensuring that all our products and packaging are safe for the environment and hold the ISO 14001 certificate. 

 

Our quality system is build on ISO 22716 and ISO 9001 and is your guarantee that you always get the same high-quality products - and that every product has been correctly researched and produced. 

We are currently about 90 employees spread on our head office in Assens, Denmark, our subsidiaries in Germany and Hungary and offices in Norway, Sweden and Russia.

Dating back to 1860, Plum A/S is a Danish company and member of the Swedish CCS AB Group. For more than 50 years, we have been providing efficient and user-friendly hand hygiene solutions to corporate clients - and close to 20 years with first-aid solutions that make your workplace safer. Today, we are serving a broad spectrum of consumers in industrial, craft and institutional segments.

Working closely with dermatologists, safety organisations and advisory experts we have throughout the years been developing products, striking a fine balance between the skin's needs for mild raw materials and efficacy considerations.

Quality and environmental factors have remained top priorities in our production process and finished products - along with providing a good vendor and customer service. That is one reason why we have consequently implemented a quality assurance system and are an ISO 14001 certified company.

Against the backdrop of +30 years of production and sale of our products from the former merchant’s house in the centre of Assens, Denmark, in 2004 we moved to our current address at Frederik Plums Vej 2, which is a sizeable 7300 m2, new and modern production and administration facility.

Our head office in Denmark (Assens) has a staff of some 95 people, including subsidiary offices in Germany and Hungary, and local offices in Norway, Sweden and Russia.

It is our vision to pursue the aim of ”solutions contributing to a safe and sound work environment”, coupled with the aim of creating products:

  • meeting needs for out-of-home safe and efficient skin cleaning and care
  • complying with the need for safe and effective first-aid measures
  • complying with quality requirements

Our vision

We want to be the leading Scandinavian company within product development, manufacturing and marketing of hand hygiene and first-aid products.

  • We want to produce mild, effective care products and comfort-creating first-aid solutions for Scandinavian workplaces
  • We want to be among the top performers in ensuring a sound and safe work life for other people
  • Our company name and logo must be recognised and associated with the values of high safety, quality, innovation and dependability.

Our values

Our core values are development, accountability, openness and honesty, which are reflected in each and every activity, and we are striving to meet our values in everything that we are doing.

Development:
We are developing ourselves and each other, professionally, personally and commercially. No development takes places without innovation, happy employees and growth.

Accountability:
We are accountable relative to each other and our surroundings. We show others respect and work in teams with a view to creating quality products while being environmentally friendly and safety-driven.

Openness:
We are open towards and meet other people with respect. We are seeking and sharing information and actively and curiously listening to our surroundings and eachother.

Honesty:
We are honest and direct. We deal appropriately with confidential matters, provide feedback and proactively seek dialogue and collaboration.

Our competencies stem from several years of experience in the development of hand hygiene and first-aid solutions. Since 1965, we have created proprietary products (and joint products in collaboration with business partners and suppliers), supplying these as effective solutions to domestic and international customers.

We are offering our competencies within:

  • product development
  • design and packaging
  • product optimisation and manufacturing
  • packing and processing

We have supplied our services to the following industries:

  • Industrial companies
  • Healthcare sector
  • Food industries
  • Office and administration
  • Schools and institutions
  • Private label, contract and salary production customers

Our products and solutions are versatile and covering a broad spectrum. Please contact us for a proposal customised to your needs.

Quality management is at the core of our business today. Our quality and environment handbook outlines, defines, organises and appropriately documents all business processes and activities of Plum A/S with direct or indirect impact on our key success criteria – quality products and satisfied customers.
 
Scope of the quality and environment handbook:

  • Describe the quality management system of Plum A/S (quality and environment system)
  • Define responsibilities and competencies relative to activities impacting quality and environment
  • Ensuring goals and policies are defined along with planning and implementation of required management follow-up activities
  • Ensuring continuously improving quality and environmental impact through analysis, lessons learned and corrective and preventive actions
  • Demonstrating compliance of customer and regulatory requirements

The quality management system is the foundation for Plum A/S’ compliance with regulatory requirements and the following guidelines:

  • ISO 22716, Cosmetics – Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • ISO 13485, Medical Devices – Quality Management Systems – regulatory purpose requirements
  • ISO 9001, Quality Management Systems  – requirements
  • ISO 14001, Environmental Management Systems – requirement description and application guidance

Plum is certified that its quality management system complies with the ISO 9001 requirements on Quality Management Systems, ISO 14001 on Environmental Management Systems and Council Directive 93/42/EEC on Medical Devices and according to ISO 13485.
 
Nordic eco-labelling

The eco-label is a Nordic labelling of products complying with a number of specific requirements in terms of raw materials, manufacturing process, features, use, packaging method and disposal of product and packaging.