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Accreditations

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Royal Warrant
The Royal Warrant recognizes companies who provide fine quality goods and/or services to the Royal Households. Hillbrush is very proud to have been granted the Royal Warrant in 1981 and is delighted to be part of the Royal Warrant Holders Association.

Hillbrush has been producing quality brushware since 1922 and we have evolved considerably over our history. We enjoy full control of our manufacturing processes and have a rigorous quality assurance programme, producing a range of products to be enjoyed across all sectors.
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ISO 9001

This system sets out key quality management principles, emphasizing the importance of strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement. Hillbrush is passionate about providing the highest level of customer service and producing superior quality products. ISO 9001 compliments our company ethos and ensures our rigorous quality control processes are upheld.

Visit the ISO Website for more information.

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Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®)
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) is an international organization, dedicated to promoting responsible management of the world's forests. FSC's global forest certification system has two key components; Forest Management and Chain of Custody certification.

The timber in our wooden products can be sold as sourced from managed forests or a sustainable timber scheme. We have an FSC® Chain of Custody certification (TT-COC-001562) which applies to our wooden brush backs and other wooden products. Our customers can rest assured that our intentions as a responsible supplier are in line with their own environmental concerns.

Visit the FSC® Website for more information.

View our FSC® Certificate.

Memberships

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ISSA

The leading trade association for the cleaning association worldwide, ISSA has over 7000 members from a wide-ranging demographic including distributors, processors and service providers. Hillbrush participates at key ISSA member events across the globe, particularly at ISSA Interclean, where valuable relationships are created. 

Visit the ISSA Website for more information.

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BRC Global Standards
The BRC Global Standard is a leading safety and quality certification programme, with approval issued through a worldwide network of accredited certification bodies. As part of our commitment to product excellence and industrial development, Hillbrush has become a BRC member. We are excited to be part of this selective network of companies, committed to promoting the BRC Global Standard.

Visit the BRC Global Standards Website for more information.
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Society of Food Hygiene & Technology (SOFHT)

Established in 1979, SOFHT was created by a group of professionals to represent the interests and views of everyone involved in food hygiene across all disciplines. The UK Hillbrush team regularly attends SOFHT training events to ensure our teams are up to date with the latest industry trends and legislation.

Visit the SOFHT Website for more information.

View our SOFHT Certificate.

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FEIBP & PHB

Established in 1995, The Professional Hygiene Brush Working Group formulated the Federation of European Brush Manufacturers (FEIBP) Charter to satisfy the requirements of both customers and third party bodies. Our involvement with the PHB and FEIBP ensures we uphold the standards set by the charter and continue to manufacture the finest quality brushware.

Visit the FEIBP and PHB website for more information.

View our FEIBP and PHB Certificate.

View our FEIBP and PHB Charter.

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Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFi)
The Safe Quality Food (SQF) program is recognized by retailers and foodservice providers around the world as a rigorous, credible food safety management system. It is the only certification system recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) that offers certificates for primary production, food manufacturing, distribution and agent/broker management. This enables suppliers to assure their customers that food has been produced, processed, prepared and handled according to the highest possible standards, at all levels of the supply chain. Additionally as a division of the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the SQF program incorporates continual retailer feedback about consumer concerns. This information is passed on to SQF certified suppliers, keeping them a step ahead of their competitors.

Visit the SQF Website for more information.
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American Brush Manufacturers Association (ABMA)

Helping brush manufacturers to succeed in today's global marketplace. The ABMA aims to enhance industry knowledge, create widespread public awareness and understanding of the benefits of high quality brushware from North America. With a manufacturing plant located in Baltimore, USA, Hillbrush understands the needs of North American consumers and provides a high quality range of brushware and hygienic cleaning tools to this unique market.

Visit the ABMA Website for more information.

Other

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Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring safety, efficacy and security of drugs, biological products, medical devices and the nation's food supply. Hillbrush is not accredited by tthe FDA, however Hillbrush Hygiene products are manufactured using FDA food contact approved materials to uphold public safety and support the cleaning regimes of hygiene sensitive areas.

Visit the FDA website for more information.

View our Declaration of Compliance.

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Biomaster
Suppliers of technically innovative additives, Addmaster help brand owners, processors and product designers create a unique selling point. Their range includes antimicrobial additives, anti-counterfeit additives, fragrance additives and more. Easily incorporated into any plastic, textile, paper, paint or coating, effective for the lifetime of the product and proven to inhibit the growth of bacteria by up to 99.99%, Biomaster's silver-ion additive provides protection against the dangers you can’t see.

Based on silver-ion technology, Biomaster protects surfaces in the following three ways:
  • Disrupting growth by binding to the cell wall
  • Interrupting DNA, preventing replication
  • Interfering with and preventing enzyme production
These three modes of action ultimately lead to the bacteria's death. What’s more, this inorganic antimicrobial is durable, long-lasting and non-leaching, making it perfectly safe for food contact. It has been successfully tested on most common organisms, Biomaster Antibacterial Technology is proven to be effective against: MRSA, Salmonella, E.coli, Legionella, Campylobacter, Listeria, Pseudomonas and more.

Anti-Microbial Hygienic Tools® from Hillbrush Hygiene is a unique range of cleaning tools incorporating the Biomaster additive. Combined with our manufacturing techniques, these products effectively prevent the growth of mould, mildew and bacteria on the surface of the product.

Visit the Biomaster Website for more information.

View the Biomaster FDA Statement.