FOCUS TOPIC SUSTAINABILITY

In much of the world, sustainability is the order of the day. But what exactly does the term mean? The basic idea is dealing with energy and raw materials more carefully and with greater forethought than people often have in the past. For example, it means not letting plastic waste get out of hand, even though the material makes our lives easier. Or how hydrogen can be produced on an industrial scale in an environmentally sound way. Sustainability ought to show societies and companies the path to a livable future.

Sustainability

With a Cold Runner

How quickly an ecologically sound technology catches on - as demonstrated by valve gate injection molding, - depends above all on whether it also offers economic advantages.

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E-Mobility

A Material on the Move

Bamboo – isn’t it breakable? Not any more than steel. This natural material has been inspiring bicycle designers for a while. A survey of visionaries from Vietnam up to a German world traveler.

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E-Mobility

Have We Exhausted Our Options?

Resources are finite. Really? The ideas for dealing with scarcity are infinite. It simply means taking a fresh look at the resource question.

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A Material from the Bark of a Tree

Natural rubber, sometimes called caoutchouc, is the raw material used in making what we simply call rubber. Thailand is the world’s biggest exporter of natural rubber.

It is where the first plantations and producers are turning to sustainable cultivation methods – by abandoning pesticides and monoculture, for example.

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LESS is more. More responsibility.

LESS stands for Low Emission Sealing Solutions and symbolizes the goal-oriented insight that “Less is more.” After all, climate change and the finiteness of natural resources make us all accountable.

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As a company, we not only bear responsibility…

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