We stand by our responsibility

sustainability
in all areas

A cornerstone
of our strategy

We are committed to the safety of nature, people, the environment and production processes. This is why environmental protection and environmental management have been an integral part of our corporate policy since the 1970s and go way beyond fulfilling official requirements. With measures such as the continuous monitoring of emissions, environmental audits and regular training for our team, we are doing our bit for a future that is worth living. We demonstrably practice business in an environmentally responsible manner.

Our commitment
Facts & figures

1979“Pro salute civitatis” environmental award from the City of Krefeld
1997Environmental management certification according to ISO 14001
1998Award by the World Foundry Organisation CIATF as part of the 63rd World Foundry Congress in Budapest
2002Joint quality management, occupational health and safety and environmental protection certification
200295% less emissions with increased production within a decade
2012Installation of an emissions calculator to monitor three emission sources on our premises
Permanent improvements to reduce the consumption of resources and increase sustainability

Sustainability creates added value

In addition to the ecological aspect, sustainable, resource-conserving business practices also directly benefit our customers in financial terms. Although our industry is very energy-intensive, we have managed to reduce our energy consumption by as much as 20% compared to the standard. We are setting clear benchmarks with this. As our customer, you benefit from the additional cost advantage we generate. As a result, it's a win-win situation for both the environment and finances.