Sulzer Mixpac's Haag, Switzerland site received a silver rating from EcoVadis.
The company is in the top 10% of the “manufacturing of plastic" category.
On the environmental side, concerning direct and indirect emissions the Haag facility has continuously worked on reducing its energy and water usage through various initiatives: The installation of solar panels, replacement of fuel oil heating systems by heat pumps, improvement of heat exchangers to reduce the amount of cooling water needed, air compressor optimization, according to Sulzer Mixpac.
The site has been certified for the Environmental Management System ISO 14001 since 2009.
Sulzer Mixpac recently started a strategic initiative aiming at reducing its Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG).
This scope includes GHG emissions related to business trips, supply chain, logistics, commuting, waste and others.
In the occupational health & safety area, the Haag facility successfully transitioned in 2020 from the OHSAS 18001 to the ISO 45001 standard.
“This recognition reflects our ongoing and continuous commitment to sustainability, and we see this award as the starting point to push forward and reach the Gold standard," said Markus Sheidbach, Haag site manager.