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Consistently sustainable

The most important measures of the sustainability programme at a glance

1984 Chemical cleaning agents for stainless steel sinks replaced with water based.
1992 Environmental risk assessed by a renowned insurance company
1993
Environmental and Hazardous Substances Officer approved as new post
1995 Public Relations and Environment adopted in the corporate guidelines
1996 First BLANCO environmental guidelines published
1996 Environmental statement (reg. no. DE-S-153-00005) validated for the composites production in Sinsheim – the first for a German sink manufacturer
1996 Participation in the State’s environmental programme, DM 2m funds allocated for the Sinsheim plant
1997 ASU award for environmentally aware company management
1997 B.A.U.M. membership
1998 Publication of list of banned substances and substances to be avoided that must be observed by all suppliers
2006 Closed water treatment system for the sink washer; the waste water treatment and Poligrat plants shut down
2006 Award for exemplary environmental awareness received from the Land Baden-Württemberg
2007 Sink washer replaced with a system at the Sulzfeld plant producing no waste water
2008 B.A.U.M. e.V. presents the environmental officer with the environmental award for excellent services to sustainable development
2012 Solar energy facility delivering a peak output of 900 kW inaugurated on the roof of the Bruchsal logistics centre
2013 Combined heat and power plant commissioned at the Sulzfeld plant
2013 Introduction of a DIN EN ISO 50001 energy management system