For KraussMaffei, environmental protection means dealing carefully with resources and acting in an environmentally friendly manner. This means that we keep our impact on the environment as low as possible, prevent environmental damage and minimize operational malfunctions. To achieve these goals, we consistently implement all the applicable legal mandates regarding the limitation of air and soil contamination, discharge into groundwater, other emissions into the environment, plus the transport and storage of hazardous materials. For us, investments in environmental protection are always investments for future generations.
As a mechanical engineering company, energy and emissions, waste and recycling as well as transport safety and logistics are important sustainability topics for us. Thanks to renovations and modernizations, we have achieved significant success in recent years precisely in the area of reducing energy consumption and emissions. We regularly check our energy consumption and work out reduction measures based on the results. For waste disposal we strictly adhere to the legal mandates and dispose of waste properly, if it cannot be recycled. To minimize safety risks, internal control systems for documenting and testing hazardous materials transportation have been established in the area of transport security and logistics. The respective companies independently bear responsibility for implementing and testing the measures for corporate environmental protection.
For example, the management structures and environmental protection activities of KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH at the Munich location are presented in the following. An Environmental Protection Officer is responsible for the areas of environmental protection and work safety there. This officer's area of responsibilities includes imission protection, water pollution control and disposal management. The Environmental Protection Officer not only ensures compliance with the applicable regulations, but also documents all activities and carries out in-house training for the employees.