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Van Dorp installaties aims to have a sustainable car fleet, whereby the following principle is used: The preferred choice is electric cars, followed by hybrid cars, cars on natural gas, and at least cars that are A label certified.

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The need for energy-efficient heating systems for large rooms such as production halls, warehouses and sport halls has been steadily growing in the past years. Stricter laws in regards to heat generation, an increasing resource shortage and the resulting energy price developments significantly increase this phenomenon.

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A detailed process analysis led to the restructuring of a plant from the metal industry. This resulted in a reorganization of production based on the interdependencies between working systems. These measures led to an increase of resource productivity and resource efficiency.

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The company’s concrete sustainability goals are driven by three interdependent strategies based on effi-ciency, consistency and sufficiency. The success of the measures implemented by Neumarkter Lammsbräu is analysed in a detailed, annual report on sustainability.

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In each EffCheck, used resources are considered across environmental media and in a process-oriented way, in order to reveal efficiency potentials in material and energy use and to reduce the emergence of waste and wastewater.

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In each EffCheck, used resources are considered across environmental media and in a process-oriented way, in order to reveal efficiency potentials in material and energy use and to reduce the emergence of waste and wastewater.

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Traditional coating systems for mechanical component parts are increasingly reaching the limits of their load capacity. Thus, new materials and alloys are important in order to optimize the function and lifespan of layered coatings.

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The use of metal sheets with a low thickness deviation led to significant material savings for NESTRO Lufttechnik GmbH. The material savings had a positive effect on the economic situation of the small business. In particular, it is worth noting that the use of metal sheets with a lower thickness deviation does not require design modifications. Therefore, production can be quickly and simply converted. This indicates great potential for material savings beyond NESTRO Lufttechnik GmbH.

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The modular principle is well known in the automobile industry. It decreases complexity while allowing for higher productivity. The example from RZB demonstrates that the principle can also be applied to the construction of several other products.

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