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Sulzer Mixpac takes a significant step towards a decreased CO2 footprint

12/07/2021 13:26:25
 
 
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Sulzer Mixpac has received a CO2 inventory certificate from TÜV NORD as part of its continued strategy to improve sustainability. The certificate verifies the carbon footprint of the business, helping to identify areas for improvement to minimize its overall footprint.

As a leading provider of liquid application and mixing technologies, Sulzer Mixpac has committed to a strategy designed to reduce its carbon emissions by 30%.

As part of this journey, the TÜV NORD assessment considers emissions from fuel and energy consumption (including gas, diesel, district heating, propane, electricity and fuel consumption of company vehicles) as well as emissions from energy upstream and business travel. For Sulzer Mixpac, the assessment covered 7 operational sites located in China, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, UK and USA.

Levi Quinn, Chief Operating Officer APS at Sulzer said: “Every year our sites report their direct and indirect energy consumption, with the carbon footprint then calculated according to the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) protocol and ISO 14063-1 standards. This year, we have gone a step further and had our results confirmed by an independent third party. This illustrates our commitment to improving the sustainability of our operations and will directly influence company policy. At the same time, this transparency also helps to support our customers’ carbon reduction strategies.”

Sulzer Mixpac’s commitment to improving the sustainability of its operations aligns with a wider strategy across Sulzer and its brands. This is exemplified by the liquid cosmetics packaging manufacturer, and part of Sulzer, GEKA also certifying its CO2 with TÜV NORD.

Caption: Sulzer decreases CO2 footprint
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Selected Sulzer Mixpac sustainability achievements

Sulzer Mixpac was recently awarded an EcoVadis Silver rating for its facility in Haag, Switzerland, placing it among the top 10% in its sector. The rating encompasses four categories: Environmental, Labor & Human Rights, Ethics and Sustainable Procurement.

The company has also developed an award winning two-component packaging solution, the collapsible ecopaCCTM cartridge, which reduces plastic waste by up to 82% compared to solid cartridges. When empty, its collapsible design also allows for efficient packaging within four times less space, helping to reduce transport emissions.

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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