Responsibility – GMH Gruppe
A sustainable vision
Protecting the environment and the climate, and caring for our employees and people in general, are key elements of our corporate vision. Learn here what we do to make reality of these targets.
Here at Mannstaedt, our environmental and energy management systems comply with all the globally recognised requirements. Like all GMH Gruppe companies, we are audited and certified in accordance with DIN ISO 14001 in order to protect the environment, and our commitment to climate conservation is demonstrated by our DIN ISO 50001 certification. In order to ensure that we maintain our own high standards for many years to come, we use the latest technology and invest in our plants to make them even more efficient and reduce our resource consumption even further. We also analyse our data continuously and comprehensively in order to ensure that the measures we implement are successful – an approach that also enables us to uncover potential for further optimisation. Together, these two factors allow us to keep improving our environmental and energy management systems and developing them further.
As a forward-thinking company, our actions are governed by a long-term vision for protecting the environment and our climate. This means that we go beyond the current laws and standards: our whole operation, from the procurement of the raw materials to our production processes, is geared towards protecting our environment and conserving global resources as much as possible. For example, we take advantage of steel’s unique ability to be worked with almost no losses and remain 100% recyclable. Every time we re-use recycled steel from within GMH Gruppe, we offset the entire Group’s ecological footprint. And thanks to special training courses, our employees are able to optimise their processes with a view to conserving the environment and climate.
To us, conserving our environment and ensuring that we use our energy resources efficiently and sustainably are more than just management tasks – they are guiding principles that extend to all of our production processes. In fact, our commitment to sustainability even stretches beyond our factory gates. Mannstaedt special profiles reduce the weight of vehicles, thus making them more efficient. At the same time, our solutions enable customers to eliminate further processing steps, thus allowing them to save valuable resources during their manufacturing processes.
Economic success is obviously one of our main priorities as a business, but it is not the only one. In fact, our actions and decisions are shaped just as much by our sense of social responsibility as by our need to remain financially viable. For example, we always observe the highest standards of safety, both in the workplace and beyond. Our responsibility extends not just to our employees and their families, but throughout every part of the community.
Our Troisdorf site has enabled us to keep building on our success as a company for many years. At Mannstaedt, social commitment means giving this success back to the local people in our community. Those who live in our region know that our high standards offer more than just job opportunities and security – they also contribute to the quality of life of everyone who lives here, offering them careers, protecting the environment and keeping our employees fit and healthy.
As a medium-sized enterprise, being involved in the community is a long-standing tradition here at Mannstaedt. We put the same passion into supporting social initiatives as we do into producing steel, whether that means promoting cultural diversity and equal opportunities within our company or throughout society as a whole. As a promoter and sponsor of many different projects, we have contributed to our local community consistently over a period of many years.