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MAHLE: Conical high performance filter cartridges with conical rotating wing

2014-04

Three patented components achieve considerable energy and cost advantages when combined into a new complete filter system in the area of dust filtration.

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Technology makes the world cleaner
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14.05.2018

Technology makes the world cleaner

Making the world a good deal cleaner, conserving resources and maintaining good air and clear water - that requires state-of-the-art mechanical engineering. Around 3,300 exhibitors are demonstrating at IFAT in Munich that the technologies are ready to efficiently separate and recycle recyclable materials, clean water from plastic waste or purify polluted air. The machine manufacturers from Germany play a leading role here.

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New EU legislation on waste not an example of better legislation
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18.04.2018

New EU legislation on waste not an example of better legislation

The standard has been raised for the waste industry across Europe with the legislation package definitively adopted on 18 April 2018.

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Scoring with innovations for the environment and climate
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16.04.2018

Scoring with innovations for the environment and climate

Two VDMA member companies are among the winners of the German Innovation Prize for Climate and Environment, which is awarded every two years by the Federal Ministry for the Environment and the BDI

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Mechanical engineering industry commits to ambitious climate goals
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18.01.2018

Mechanical engineering industry commits to ambitious climate goals

VDMA: Greenhouse gases can be reduced by 80 to 95 percent by 2050, with additional annual costs of EUR 15 billion to 30 billion - Innovations in the mechanical engineering industry will further reduce costs - State cannot act alone, nor give preferential treatment to specific technologies

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18. Jahreskonferenz des Rates für Nachhaltige Entwicklung

04.06.2018, Tempodrom Berlin
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12 Guidelines for sustainable action

These guidelines describes the requirements for sustainability in mechanical and plant engineering using a clear formula.

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Participating in Blue Competence

Your company is particularly sustainable? Blue Competence is the platform of the European Mechanical Engineering Industry for forerunners in sustainability.

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VDMA-Leitfaden zur Nachhaltigkeitskommunikation

 

Der Leitfaden bietet praktische Orientierungshilfe bei der Umsetzung der nichtfinanziellen Berichterstattung (2014/95/EU)

VDMA-Mitglieder können den Leitfaden hier downloaden