Our policies

From health and safety to human trafficking, download and read more about our policies below. 

Quality policy

At Malvern Panalytical we take a Total Quality approach to every aspect of our business. Continuous improvement is an embedded philosophy throughout our company. This enables us to consistently deliver superior quality solutions through products & services that meet and even exceed customer expectations.

We manage our established quality policy through: resources dedicated to this purpose, use of relevant quality principles and thorough application of a variety of established quality tools and standards, as well as compliancy with ISO 9001 quality norms. As an ongoing process, we develop and update company-wide quality objectives, derived from our business objectives and strategic intent, which is set annually by the Executive Management Team. Our instruments comply with different product certifications. We have several processes in place for risk- and opportunity management.

Through product and service excellence we strengthen our position as leader in our chosen markets. We recognize that Quality is of fundamental importance to a successful and responsible business strategy for the company, our partners and our customers.

We shall achieve this by:

  • Providing value-based solutions for our customers and target markets
  • Fostering a dynamic and continuously improving culture
  • Develop profitable and innovative solutions
  • Actively considering risks and opportunities and have processes in place to manage these to deliver the optimum outcome
  • Developing and continually improving our business processes to add value to what we do

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Health and safety policy

Occupational health & safety is a non-negotiable commitment, shared by everyone at Malvern Panalytical. We want to give everyone the opportunity to work in a safe working environment. 

We have an approach to occupational health & safety where we believe that everyone within our organization has his or her part to play, this is routinely demonstrated by:

  • Taking individual and collective responsibility for our actions and those of others
  • By not ignoring, or walking by, an unsafe act or unsafe condition
  • Encouraging dialog and removing barriers to communication 
  • Supporting employee involvement throughout the organization 
  • Identifying ways to improve our process and procedures by implementing effective systems
  • Creating a workplace that conforms to our definition of a safe working environment
  • Defining clear H&S objectives and following them by managing KPI’s


We review our performance and the effectiveness of our arrangements periodically, to enable us to determine our next steps forward in our quest for occupational Health & Safety excellence.

Our approach to managing health and safety is based on a systematic appraisal of the hazards and associated risks from our activities and the implementation of appropriate control measures, in order to reduce risk to as low as is reasonably practicable. 

Malvern Panalytical has a comprehensive health & safety training program, consisting of bespoke in-house training modules and externally delivered training modules. Training is given at the point of induction as well as part of continual staff development.

We aim to measure and monitor our performance, by accident and incident investigation, workplace inspections and audits. We use this information to identify and drive continuous improvement.


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Environmental policy

Malvern Panalytical recognizes the responsibility we have to reduce the negative effect the company’s business activities have on the environment and maximize our positive impacts. The company has developed and integrated an Environmental Management System (EMS) to meet the requirements of ISO14001 and to reinforce the company’s commitment to the prevention of excessive resource utilization and the continual improvement in environmental performance.  

Malvern Panalytical complies with all relevant environmental legislation and regulations and other requirements to which the organization subscribes related to its environmental aspects. The company is committed to the consideration of environmental issues being an integral part of the business strategy, and to ensure that all activities carried out in a sustainable manner.

The company monitors and reduces, wherever possible, the use of energy and raw materials by improved process efficiencies and by reviewing the opportunities of using recycled materials. Through continual improvement objectives, the company improves processes to reduce the production of waste, and the release of substances into the environment.

Malvern Panalytical meets the requirements of the WEEE legislation and RoHS Regulations and ensures that waste is recycled where possible to reduce waste going into land fill.


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Export compliance

It is the express policy of Malvern Panalytical to fully comply with all applicable export controls, including (where applicable) US export and re-export controls. Strict adherence to export control laws is required of all employees, affiliates and channel partners. The designated Export Controls Compliance Officers at Malvern Panalytical have primary responsibility for ensuring compliance with all applicable export controls. They are also responsible for the development, implementation and updating of a local Export Controls Compliance Manual, regularly training employees on export controls, ensuring that our products are classified for export control purposes, determining licensing requirements and auditing the company’s compliance with export controls.

Sound export control practices underscore our commitment to ethical business behavior and compliance with applicable laws and regulations. 

Management policy

Malvern Panalytical is a global provider of technologies that enable the chemical, physical and structural analysis of materials.  Our focus is on creating innovative, customer-focused solutions and services to enhance efficiency and deliver tangible economic impact.

We are committed to achieving consistent, profitable year-on-year growth by:

  • Understanding and satisfying our customers' needs
  • Realizing the full potential of all our employees
  • Fully supporting our business partners.

Through product and service excellence we will strengthen our position as leader in our chosen markets.

To achieve these aims, we are dedicated to continually improving our Business Management System to ensure it meets the requirements of ISO9001:2008, ISO14001:2004, OHSAS 18001:2007 and all other relevant ISO standards. 

Modern slavery & human trafficking statement

This statement has been published pursuant to the requirements under section 54 of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 and the California Transparency in Supply Chain Act of 2010. It provides information regarding the business practices of Spectris plc, the holding company, its subsidiary companies, other companies within the Spectris group (together, “Spectris”/the “Group”), and the steps Spectris has taken to ensure modern slavery and human trafficking (“MS&HT”) is not taking place in its business and supply chains. 

Spectris has a zero tolerance approach to any form of modern slavery or human trafficking. It is committed to acting ethically, with integrity and transparency in all business dealings and it is committed to implementing effective systems and controls to safeguard against any form of MS&HT in any part of its business or operations. The Group considers that the risk of MS&HT taking place within its business or supply chain is relatively low and to date we have not uncovered any evidence of MS&HT within our business operations.

For more information see Malvern Panalytical’s Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement.

Human rights

Malvern Panalytical is committed to protecting and upholding human rights and decent working conditions in its supply chain. An audit program based on SA8000 is applied to all significant suppliers located in lower cost manufacturing areas in order to provide assurance in this respect. Further details can be found at www.spectris.com/sustainability/human-rights.