PAMP

PAMP is the world’s leading bullion brand, operating a state-of-the-art precious metals refinery and fabrication facility in Switzerland. The company has earned an unrivalled set of accreditations that are testimony to its constant quest to set the highest industry standards in terms of integrity, transparency and professionalism. Please click on each logo below to review the details of our involvement.


Accreditations and Memberships

LBMA Approved Referee

LBMA Approved Referee

17th December 2003

PAMP has been appointed as an Approved Referee to the London Good Delivery system administered by the LBMA with effect from the 17th December 2003. PAMP is one of only three refineries worldwide designated as ‘Referee’ by both the LBMA and the LPPM.


LBMA Good Delivery Gold & Silver

LBMA Good Delivery Gold & Silver

LGD since June 1987 for Gold & October 1995 for Silver

The LBMA benchmarks and regulates the acceptable requirements for large gold and silver bars through its regularly updated publication of the London Good Delivery Lists. These standards, recognized throughout the world, ensure that accredited refiners continue to maintain the high standards necessary for listing. PAMP is proud  to be recognized by the LBMA as part of the most reputable assayers and refiners in the world.


LBMA Responsible Gold Certificate

LBMA Responsible Gold Certificate

LBMA has set up a Responsible Gold Guidance for Good Delivery Refiners in order to combat systematic or widespread abuses of human rights, to avoid contributing to conflict, to comply with high standards of anti-money laundering and combating terrorist financing practice. This Guidance formalises and consolidates existing high standards of due diligence amongst all LBMA Good Delivery Refiners. 

This Guidance follows the five steps framework for risk-based due diligence of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Supply Chains of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas adopted on 15 December 2010 and follows the requirements detailed in the OECD Gold Supplement adopted on 17 July 2012. The best way for Refiners to operationalise this Guidance is via the LBMA Best Practice Toolkit.


London Platinum and Palladium Market

London Platinum and Palladium Market

Member since January 2007 for Platinum & Palladium

The LPPM is the most important over-the-counter trading center for platinum and palladium. 
PAMP is one of only three refineries worldwide designated as ‘Referee’ by both the LBMA and the LPPM.


Quality Management System

Quality Management System

Certified since March 2008

The ISO 9001:2008 standard provide a framework of globally recognized principles for a quality management  system. PAMP is the only refinery in Switzerland to simultaneously hold ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025 and OHSAS 18001 accreditations.


Social Accountability

Social Accountability

Certified since June 2014

The SA8000 Standard is one of the world’s first auditable social certification standards for decent workplaces, It is based on the UN Declaration of Human Rights, conventions of the ILO, UN and national law. IIt takes a management systems approach by setting out the structures and procedures that companies must adopt in order to ensure that compliance with the standard is continuously reviewed. Those seeking to comply with SA8000 have adopted policies and procedures that protect the basic human rights of workers. 
PAMP is the only refinery in the world with it’s sister company MMTC-PAMP to be accredited SA8000.


Health and Safety Management System

Health and Safety Management System

Certified since July 2009

The OHSAS 18001:2007 standard provide a framework of globally recognized principles for an occupational health and safety management system.
PAMP is the only refinery in Switzerland to simultaneously hold ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025 and OHSAS 18001 accreditations.

Environmental Management System

Environmental Management System

Certified since July 2009

The ISO 14001:2004 standard provide a framework of globally recognized principles for an Environmental management system. 
PAMP is the only refinery in Switzerland to simultaneously hold ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 17025 and OHSAS 18001 accreditations.


Shanghai Gold Exchange

Shanghai Gold Exchange

Member since July 2014

The SGE is the main exchange for gold and silver in china it was founded in 2002 and organized by the PBOC.
PAMP products are accredited Good delivery on the SGE. 


Tokyo Commodity Exchange

Tokyo Commodity Exchange

The TOCOM is the japanese commodity market exchange, it operates since 1951. 
PAMP products are accredited Good delivery on the TOCOM for Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium.

Good Delivery - Dubai Multi Commodities Centre

Good Delivery - Dubai Multi Commodities Centre

2005

Established in 2002 as a strategic initiative of the Government of Dubai with a mandate to provide the physical, market and financial infrastructure required to set up and operate a thriving commodities marketplace.

CME Group - gold, silver, platinum and palladium

CME Group - gold, silver, platinum and palladium

CME Group represents the merger of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), its commodity exchange division, and the Commodity Exchange, Inc. (COMEX). 

PAMP products are deliverable on the CME for Gold, Silver, Platinum and Palladium.

Responsible Jewelry Council Certification

Responsible Jewelry Council Certification

Certified member since March 2006

RJC certification programs are designed to support responsible business practices in the jewelry supply chain. They are based on rigorous standards developed through multi-stakeholder processes, including the RJC Standards Committee and multiple opportunities for public comment and feedback.


Responsible Jewelry Council CoC

Responsible Jewelry Council CoC

Chain-of-Custody certified since March 2015

PAMP complies with the voluntary certification standards set by the RJC to ensure responsible practices throughout the production chain, with a particular focus on business ethics, human rights, and social and environmental performance.

General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories

General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories

Certified since June 2005

ISO/IEC 17025:2005 specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling. It covers testing and calibration performed using standard methods, non-standard methods, and laboratory-developed methods.


ASFCMP (Swiss precious metal industry association)

ASFCMP (Swiss precious metal industry association)

The ASFCMP is the Swiss precious metal industry association. Today, the private non-profit organisation has 15 members who are all involved in dealing in and processing precious metals. The purpose of the association is to contribute towards further development of the Swiss precious metal industry and to promote its members’ interests with regard to the general public, politics, and national, as well as international, regulatory authorities.