Our way to operate
Our customers appreciate our proactive and service-minded attitude, always reliable in all operations. Inspiring innovation and utilizing the latest technology are essential.
Ata Gears Ltd. manufactures technically advanced components for customers all around the world. In our operations, we fully take into account: quality, safety, environmental and health impacts. Our operating system enables us to continually improve our work practices according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards.
Through high-quality operations and products, we strive for:
• Satisfied customers
• Pleasant and healthy working environment for employees
Caring for the environment is one of Ata Gears Ltd.’s core values. Environmental programs are taken into practice with a broad viewpoint and efficient use of resources.
We believe that accidents and health hazards are preventable risks. To achieve this vision, we continuously strive for a safer working environment and the well-being of employees.
Strategic target & our implementation of operational policy:
• ATA Gears is known as a good and safe place to work.
• We seek, find and deliver opportunities and solutions with wide application in the field of power transmission.
• Our products and services ensure our customers the greatest value.
• Our operation is always profitable.
All employees at Ata have their own individual responsibility to ensure that operations are carried out in accordance with policy instructions.
Code of Ethics
Integrity is fundamental to all of our dealings, actions, statements and reporting, and is an essential aspect of sustainability. We respect our promises and commitments.
Compliance with laws and regulations
We are committed to full compliance with applicable national and international laws, regulations and generally accepted practices. Should these prove to be insufficient or open to interpretation, we seek out and consult with best available expertise.
Fair competition and compliance with anti-trust legislation
We support and strive for fair competition and free markets, and thus we refuse to enter into discussion or agreements with competitors concerning pricing, market shares or other similar activities.
Ata Gears is committed to the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. This include universal human rights such as freedom of thought, opinion, expression, religion and right to assemble peacefully, as well as freedom from any discrimination based on race, age, nationality, gender or sexual orientation. We promote employees’ wellbeing and health. We do not use child labour or engage subcontractors or suppliers that do so. We do not allow behaviour that is physically coercive, threatening, abusive or exploitative.
Equal opportunities and non-discrimination
We select and appoint employees based on their personal qualifications and skills for the job. We do not engage in or support discrimination in hiring compensation, training, opportunities, promotion, termination of employment, or retirement based on, but not limited to, race, cast, national origin, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, union membership or political affiliation. We appreciate diversity in our employees’ background, talent, insight, education and experience.
Intellectual property and company assets
We value the creation and protection of knowledge and intellectual property. Accordingly, we act to safeguard Ata Gears’ intellectual property and do not allow unauthorized access to it by outsiders. Conversely, we respect the intellectual property held by outsiders and do not try to obtain it by illegal means. We safeguard confidential information, information system and technology, and Ata Gears’ physical assets from loss, theft and misuse. We use electronic communication technology responsively and professionally. If financial misconduct is suspected, any employee can confidentially report it to his/her own supervisor or other management representative.
Rejection of corruption and bribery
We do not become involved in business relationships that may lead to conflicts of interest. We do not pay bribes or illegal payments to obtain or retain business. We do not pay to facilitate favourable decisions or services from authorities. We refuse to participate in or support money-laundering under all circumstances in our operations worldwide. We do not accept gifts from business partners exceeding from normal standards of hospitability. If the acceptance of a gift or favour contains the remote possibility of a conflict of interest, we always clarify the situation with management in advance.
Ethical standards of our supplier
We expect our suppliers and contractors to demonstrate similar high ethical standards and this criterion is of high importance when establishing or continuing business relationships. We strive to develop and maintain a network of suppliers actively willing to foster ethical principles and practices. The common goal of cooperation is to reduce risks in the partnerships as well as to enhance confidence and reputation in the industry.