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Sulzer Mixpac’s continuing sustainability drive receives EcoVadis award

31/08/2021 09:57:10
 
 
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ImagesClick Image for 300dpi jpg fileSulzer Mixpac’s continuing sustainability drive receives EcoVadis award

Sulzer Mixpac has achieved an EcoVadis Silver Rating during the first assessment of its site in Hungerford, UK. A leading provider of liquid application and mixing technologies, Sulzer Mixpac is taking action to minimize its CO2 footprint and improve sustainability. The latest assessment is part of a wider strategy to reduce its carbon emissions by 30% compared to 2019 and follows on from an EcoVadis Silver rating for its facility in Haag, Switzerland.

EcoVadis is a global business sustainability ratings provider. The organization assesses and scores business operations across four categories: environment, labor & human rights, ethics and sustainable procurement. As well as benchmarking sustainability performance, the rating improves transparency for customers looking to align with businesses that are reducing their environmental impact.

David Cheshire, Plant Manager at Sulzer Mixpac UK’s Hungerford site, welcomed the assessment result: “I am delighted that we have achieved the EcoVadis Silver rating from our very first assessment. It’s a great illustration of our commitment and that of our employees in becoming a more sustainable and environmentally friendly business. Whether it’s our zero waste-to-landfill performance, our zero carbon energy supply to our factory, or our renewable packaging for products and sustainable design practices, we recognize the importance of improving our sustainability.”

The EcoVadis Silver Rating marks a further key milestone on Sulzer Mixpac’s roadmap towards creating more sustainable, high-precision, delivery devices. The business has developed an award-winning collapsible two-component ecopaCCTM cartridge designed to reduce plastic waste by up to 82% compared to solid cartridges. The collapsible construction of the ecopaCCTM enables highly efficient packaging within four times less space when empty. As a result, logistical requirements and transport emissions are reduced.

Furthermore, Sulzer Mixpac recently received a CO2 inventory certificate from TÜV Nord. The certificate evaluated emissions sources across seven Sulzer Mixpac sites in Europe, the USA and China. This independent third-party certification ensures a transparent approach to reducing emissions and dovetails with our customer’s own low carbon initiatives.

About Sulzer Mixpac AG

Through its well-known brands (Mixpac, Transcodent, Cox, Medmix, Haselmeier and Geka), Sulzer APS develops and delivers innovative products and services for liquid application and mixing solutions within the healthcare, adhesives and beauty markets. Our IP-protected applicator solutions make our customers’ products precise, safe, unique and more sustainable, leveraging our industry-leading expertise in plastic-injection molding, two-component mixing, drug delivery and micro-brushes.

About Sulzer Mixpac

Sulzer Mixpac AG is a worldwide leading manufacturer and supplier of products and services for liquid application and mixing technology.

As part of the Applicator Systems Division within the Sulzer Group, the Mixpac business unit can draw on a strong international network. The head office is located in Switzerland. For optimal service to its customers, subsidiaries are located in the U.S., UK and China.

Sulzer's core strengths are flow control and applicators. We specialize in pumping solutions and services for rotating equipment, as well as separation, mixing and application technology. Our customers benefit from a network of over 180 production and service sites around the world. Sulzer has been headquartered in Winterthur, Switzerland, since 1834. In 2019, we achieved sales of about CHF 3.7 billion with around 16'500 employees. Our shares are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: SUN). www.sulzer.com MIXPAC™ is a registered trademark of Sulzer Mixpac AG, Switzerland.

This document may contain forward-looking statements including, but not limited to, projections of financial developments, market activity, or future performance of products and solutions containing risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are subject to change based on known or unknown risks and various other factors that could cause actual results or performance to differ materially from the statements made herein

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Editor Contact

DMA Europa Ltd. : Anne-Marie Howe
Tel: +44 (0)1562 751436 Fax: +44 (0)1562 748315
Web: www.dmaeuropa.com
Email: anne-marie@dmaeuropa.com

Company Contact

Sulzer Mixpac AG : Cornelia Zeh
Tel: +41 81 414 70 57 Fax:
Web: www.sulzer.com
Email: cornelia.zeh@sulzer.com

 
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