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The European Abrasive Industry, Thinking Forward

When it comes to standards of quality, safety, performance and environment, we have always been at the forefront.

This strong foundation equips us for continuing success in a rapidly-changing world.

Today, sustainability has become a minimum requirement for business, but it is also a catalyst for increased efficiency and improved performance.

By embracing environmental, social and economics sustainability, we can maintain our position and lead our industry forward.

The SEAM Program is a visionary standard that turns sustainability for the abrasive industry into a business opportunity and a competitive advantage.

The Sustainable European Abrasives Manufacturers Program (SEAM) exists to enable and broadcast this mission.

By inspiring greater transparency, it keeps us accountable – to ourselves, to each other and to our shared future. It also means we can play to our strengths, sharing best practices, forming creative collaborations and creating capacity for innovation and progress.

The SEAM Program is a visionary standard that turns sustainability for abrasive industry into a business opportunity and a competitive advantage.

The SEAM Program is based on quality and has for objective to stimulate continuous improvements among SEAM members.
SEAM provides the unique sustainability label to those members that participate in the program.

Some targets, three issues, one mission:

turn sustainability for abrasive industry into a competitive advantage.

ENVIRONMENT
Sustainability reporting
Resource Management
Water and waste water management
Land-use and Biodiversity impacts
Water and waste water management
Emission Management
Waste management
Energy Management
Supplier Environmental Assessment
LABOR
Sustainability reporting
Occupational Health and Safety
Employment
Training and education
Diversity and equal opportunity
No Discrimination
Respect of human rights
Involvement of local communities
Supplier Social Assessment
ECONOMY
Sustainability reporting
Quality & innovative products
Quality & innovative production processes
Abrasive impact on sustainable economy
Economic Performance
Sustainable Procurement Practices
Fair Competition

Are you an Industry within the abrasives value chain?

Join the SEAM Program to improve your sustainability value.

Are you an everyday abrasives end-user ?

Find out what we do for the sustainability of your abrasives.

Do you need a sustainable supplier ?

Choose a SEAM certified sustainable producer.