Code of Conduct

General principles

UVA LIDKÖPING shall be a responsible employer. The operations should be handled with respect and consideration for human rights, for human health, safety and the environment. UVA LIDKÖPING shall comply with the laws and regulations of each country in which it operates.

The code gives UVA LIDKÖPING a guide on how to behave in different situations. All are invited and expected to report violations of this Code of Conduct to the immediate supervisor or other management representative.

Business principles

Business contacts

UVA LIDKÖPING’s contacts with business partners are characterized by impartiality and follow good business practice. UVA LIDKÖPING guarantee our business partners privacy regarding trade secrets and all other confidential business related data that we obtain in the business.


UVA LIDKÖPING will not offer business partners rewards or benefits in general. Nor shall UVA LIDKÖPING’s employees accept gifts or payments from third parties in a business relationship that could affect or appear to affect their objectivity in their business decision.


UVA LIDKÖPING shall comply with the tax laws and regulations of each country in which it operates. Where tax laws do not give clear guidelines, prudence and transparency shall be the guiding principles.

Customer offering

UVA LIDKÖPING’s products shall meet applicable regulatory and legal requirements. UVA LIDKÖPING shall uphold quality, safety and care for the environment in the development and production of machines / products.

Principles of human rights and working principles

Human rights

UVA LIDKÖPING shall support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights and make sure that the company is not complicit in human rights abuses.

Child labor

Child labor is not tolerated. UVA LIDKÖPING follows the International Labor Organization’s guidelines regarding age limits.

Forced labor

UVA LIDKÖPING shall not engage in or support forced bonded or compulsory labor. Employees are free to leave their employment after reasonable notice as required by law and contract.


UVA LIDKÖPING recruit and treat their employees in a way that does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, political opinion, trade union membership, social or ethnic origin.

UVA LIDKÖPING value diversity and promote fair treatment and equal opportunity in recruitment, compensation, training and promotional among employees regardless of race, religion, political opinion, gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

UVA LIDKÖPING respects the right of all employees to join an association to represent their interests as employees. UVA LIDKÖPING shall respect the recognized unions. All employees are therefore entitled to join or not to join unions.

Workplace practice

UVA LIDKÖPING shall have a safe and healthy work environment for all employees. UVA LIDKÖPING shall take appropriate actions to prevent workplace accidents and occupational diseases.

Working hours and compensation

UVA LIDKÖPING shall comply with applicable laws and agreements regarding working hours and wages.

General Data Protection Regulation

UVA LIDKÖPING seeks to ensure that registration, archiving and use of data about employees are treated in strict confidentiality and in compliance with local laws.

Environmental principles

Resource efficiency

UVA LIDKÖPING shall be a responsible company regarding environmental issues and strives to reduce its environmental impact. Environmental regulations must be followed.


Responsibility for compliance

It is the responsibility of the UVA LIDKÖPING managers to implement this policy and inform their employees of their rights, duties and responsibilities. It is the responsibility of all employees to comply with the Code of conduct, local laws and the UVA LIDKÖPING policies.


The original language of this document is English. If translated into other languages, the English version shall take precedence in case of dispute.

January, 2020

Kenneth Carlsson