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Innovative substitutions of substances-processes-materials

Area of expertise

Quality - safety - environment

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Substitution, a driver of innovation


You would like to:

  • Take into consideration the risk of obsolescence of regulated and hazardous substances (CMR, endocrine disruptors, etc.) found in materials (metallic and polymer), processes and articles
  • Adopt optimum substitution solutions
  • Secure your supplies and your production



Cetim offers you a comprehensive risk management plan:

  • Establishment of a comprehensive Substitution Plan (materials, processes):
  • Assessment of the vulnerability and obsolescence related with REACH, RoHS, CMR: materials, products, processes. E.g.: Chromium VI, Nickel, Cobalt, Phthalates
  • Study of substitutions and recommendations for innovative substitutions (substances, processes and/or metallic and polymer materials)
  • Feasibility and durability of the recommended substitution solutions
  • Assistance in selecting the optimum substitution solution: based on ROI (Return On Investment)
  • Support in operational implementation (materials, processes, product):
  • Tests and validation of compliance with Customer Specifications (corrosion, mechanical strength, functional tests, etc.
  • Reorganisation of the workshop and integration of the substitution solutions in the production system (performance, safety, ergonomics, environment)
  • Follow-up of implementation of the substitution solution(s)
  • Training, awareness raising

Why should you choose Cetim?

  • Support in obtaining funding for your projects
  • Neutrality
  • Our mechanical engineering expertise: surface treatment, metallic and polymer materials, associated with our thorough knowledge of the regulation
  • Our laboratories and R&D platforms (tests, characterisation and qualification)

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Following the evolution of environmental standards

( Parker Hannifin)

Risk management and regulatory conformity

 Master and foresee risks means avoiding accidents, production stops and losses, which could put your company's existence in danger.
Cetim has developed a long experience and comprehensive knowledge in risk prevention and statutory compliance, and will efficiently contribute to help you control most industrial hazards, for the sake of your staff and organization.

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