ept environmental protection
We place great emphasis on environmental protection to preserve the environment for many years to come.
This can be seen in the way that all employees carefully separate waste and how production waste is reprocessed and recycled. For example, a new electroplating system that requires 30 percent less energy was put into operation at the Augsburg plant.
Renewable energies are also used in a targeted manner at ept plants and we continually add new systems from year to year, reducing both costs and CO2 emissions.
We cut CO2 emissions at ept plants in Germany by 40 percent between 2009 and 2014.ept environmental management is certified according to ISO 14001:2015 and audited at regular intervals.
Geothermal energy is used for heating and cooling at the Buching plant, thanks to 36 holes drilled to 80 meters depth that generate an annual capacity of 297,000 kWh. As a result, this plant alone saves around 80,000 kg of CO2 every year.
The photovoltaic system at one single ept plant generates around 55,000 kWh of electricity annually. This translates into further savings of 20,000 kg of CO2 every year.