Increasing environmental sustainability

Our efforts are implemented on …

 
 

Please find below some examples of our efforts on the different levels

  • Continuous efforts in procuring and establishing more ecologically friendly materials:
    + Renewable,
    + biodegradable,
    + recyclable and
    + accredited raw materials (e. g. FSC,...)
  • Rating of purchased raw materials (according to LCA / responsible sourcing criteria)
  • Continuous improvement relating to energy efficiency
  • Solvent recovery
  • Reduction of emissions
  • Organic solvent-free technologies
  • Heat recovery
  • Closed water systems
  • Material downgauging
  • Alternative and new product specifications
  • High solid lacquers (where appropriate)
  • Innovative specifications offering benefits downstream
  • Continuous R&D - renewable and biodegradable products
  • Efforts to increase end-of-life recycling