Image Above: (Left to Right): Shamir Ghumbra – Director BRE, Martin Hitchin – Chief Executive, REHAU, Gareth Jones – Marketing and Technical Director of REHAU Windows Division and Stefan Eingärtner – Technical Director, VinylPlus
REHAU is continuing to demonstrate its ongoing commitment to sustainable development after receiving the product label from VinylPlus marking its sustainable manufacturing processes.
VinylPlus is the voluntary sustainable development programme for the European PVC industry and aims at creating a long-term sustainability framework for the entire PVC value chain.
REHAU received the certification from VinylPlus for all four of its European window plants as well as a number of window profiles, including TOTAL70, at Fensterbau Frontale 2018
It comes as REHAU celebrated its 60th anniversary and serves to further complement REHAU’s ongoing work to consistently improve its sustainability.
Martin Hitchin, Chief Executive at REHAU, said: “We were delighted to receive the certification from VinylPlus as it is another feather in our sustainable cap. Across the business we are working to continue to improve our green credentials – from looking at our plants, to the products themselves. Our TOTAL70 co-extruded product is now a hugely popular alternative, which offers all of the advantages of the mono-extruded product. The core of the profile is made up entirely of post-consumer waste, with only the outer skin made of new polymer for a flawless finish.”
In the coming years REHAU plans to carry on their success, with European targets including producing up to 50 per cent of window profiles from European plants with recycled polymer core by 2020.
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