Conflict Materials Verification

With reference to the recent legislation and the use of Conflict Minerals, in the sense of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, we are able to confirm the following:

No materials supplied derive from or include such raw materials as columbite-tantalite, cassiterite, gold and/or wolframite that were mined in conditions of armed conflict and human right abuses.

We do not knowingly provide materials made by using Conflict Minerals from the Democratic Republic of Congo and adjacent countries (Angola, Burundi’ Congo, Central African Republic, Republic of Tanzania, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda and Zambia.)

All stainless steels we buy are produced by the melting of locally recycled stainless steel scraps and without any addition of the following elements: Gold, Tin, Tantalum and/or Tungsten.