sustainability

Ecovadis platinum label

The chemical company Nobian has been awarded a platinum medal by Ecovadis for its sustainability performance. It is the first time that Nobian has submitted for an Ecovadis rating. Ecovadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings. More than 90,000 companies globally have been rated by...

Siemens Headquarters Munich

The Hannover Messe is not about a single innovation. Isolated technological solutions will not solve the challenges of industry. Only ecosystems will moving away from individual value capture towards joint value creation. Nowhere is this more urgent than in the fight against climate change. According to the World...

Westfalia's new zero plastic packaging - environmentally and consumer friendly packaging for avocados

Westfalia Fruit’s business in France, has launched a new range of environmentally and consumer friendly packaging for avocados that dramatically reduces and replaces the use of plastic, eliminating altogether the use of black plastic which is difficult to recycle, whilst successfully maintaining fruit quality. These...

Feeding the world, preserving the planet

Do you know the environmental impact of the sandwich you had for lunch? Food production requires about 30 percent of the world’s total energy consumption and is still highly reliant on fossil fuels. In addition, industrial energy use is responsible for over 70% of global CO2 emissions. That sandwich has a high energy...

Westfalia's new zero plastic packaging - environmentally and consumer friendly packaging for avocados

As numerous industry players prepare to gather in Berlin for fruit logistica (5-7 April, 2022), the world’s leading trade fair for the fresh fruit industry, the Westfalia Fruit Group will be unveiling a collection of innovative initiatives as part of its drive towards sustainable production. In one key initiative,...

K 2022 logo

The tradeshow K in Düsseldorf always addresses the current challenges of our time and especially of its industry. Thus, topics such as sustainability, resource conservation, circular economy and digitalization, which gained momentum at K 2019, will also be among the hot topics of the trade show at the exhibitor stands...

Freudenberg Battery Power Systems provides Canadian-based mining equipment manufacturer MacLean with the power to transform underground mining

Freudenberg battery companies Xalt Energy and Freudenberg Battery Power Systems have forged a successful relationship with MacLean, the largest Canadian-based mining equipment manufacturer, to further the use of clean, battery-electric energy to power mobile equipment used in underground mines. Freudenberg Battery...

RKW invests worldwide in sustainable production and solutions

Sustainability plays a central role for the RKW Group. The RKW Group invests year-round and worldwide in modernizations and innovations in favor of sustainable products and processes. For the second time, the company and its approximately 3,000 employees have now also actively contributed to social commitment in a...

Juliane Hehl, Managing Partner and responsible for Marketing at Arburg

Taking place from 12th to 16th October, Fakuma is this year's first big international in-person event for the plastics sector to be held in Germany. Arburg is preparing for a major appearance at the trade fair in Friedrichshafen. The focus will be on "The best of both worlds": "arburgXworld" and "arburgGREENworld"....

At Endress+Hauser in Gerlingen, Germany, a ‘wind tree’ with tiny turbines generates green energy

Endress+Hauser has achieved 76 out of 100 points in the international Ecovadis sustainability rating, four more than in the previous year. The Group achieved a ranking in the top group for the fifth year in a row in 2021 and is now among the top one percent of the companies compared. Endress+Hauser achieved further...