Corporate Citizenship

At Du Fresne, we recognize and embrace our responsibility to adhere to strong business ethics and to act responsibly  in support of our local business community.  Simply put, we are driven by desire to “do the right thing”.

 

Responsibility Toward Innovation

Du Fresne is a world leader in development and manufacturing in the Precision Fabrication Industry.  We are committed to developing and implementing state of the industry products and processes.  However, we believe we have a responsibility to do more.  We are dedicated to reduce manufacturing process variation in order to meet or exceed customer quality expectations. Additionally, we invest heavily in research and development to create processes that are innovative and extremely competitive that in turn will help reduce the manufacturing costs to our customers.  

Our organization has a very unique, industry leading, key process for bringing new ideas through innovation into the company.  The Visionary Innovation System (VIS) is a team of internal experts whose sole purpose is to bring new innovation into the company.  The benefits of this key system is to educate the employee, promote continuous improvement ideas, enhance workforce engagement, and opportunities to improve our customer's experience.   (increase our competitive advantage.)

 

Intellectual Property/Customer Confidentiality

Du Fresne’s confidential information assets are vital resources. They include both the company’s paper and electronic records and the systems that store, process or transmit company information.  This also includes all customer designs, processes and know-how stored in-house or off premises. These important assets shall be safeguarded against theft, unauthorized disclosure, misuse, trespass and careless handling.

“Without question, no information, verbal or written, shall be accessible to anyone other than authorized employees of Du Fresne Manufacturing and authorized customer employees involved in that customers business dealings regardless of an executed confidentiality agreement."

 

Safety and Health

Du Fresne is committed to a safe, healthy, work environment that is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.  All employees are expected to develop a proactive, cooperative attitude toward issues of health and safety throughout the Company.

 

Environmental Management

Du Fresne is committed to doing business in an environmentally responsible manner and will strive to improve its performance to benefit its employees, customers, communities, and other stakeholders.  All employees are responsible for making sure that Du Fresne’s business is conducted in compliance with all applicable laws and in a way that is protective of the environment.

 

Quality Performance

Products that meet our quality standards are critical to our success. Everyone in the Company is responsible for product quality and is committed to ensuring the effectiveness of the Quality Management System (QMS).  Du Fresne is committed to understanding and complying with the requirements to meet or exceed our external and internal customers’ expectations.