09.03.2017

Blue Competence

“Do good and talk about it” – Sustainability is not a new idea for German manufacturers of die and mould.

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30.07.2014

Helmut Diebold GmbH & Co. KG - Blue Competence Interviewserie

Blue Competence was created in 2012 in cooperation with VDMA (German Engineering Federation) and already has more than 400 partner companies, whose declared aim is to reconcile economic and environmental aspects with social action. But what motivates a company to implement sustainability and to set aside an annual budget for it? Markus Nolting, Member of the Executive Board and responsible export and marketing, gives the answers:

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05.08.2014

Schunk GmbH & Co. KG – Blue Competence interview series

Reconciling economic and environmental aspects with social action is the declared aim of the more than 400 Blue Competence partner companies. But what prompts companies to focus on sustainability, and what obstacles do they face? Henrik A. Schunk, Managing Partner of Schunk GmbH & Co. KG, has answered our questions on sustainability strategy, motivations and obstacles.

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05.08.2014

Vargus Germany – Blue Competence interview series

Reconciling economic and environmental aspects with social action is the declared aim of the more than 400 Blue Competence partner companies. But what prompts companies to focus on sustainability, and what obstacles do they face? Marion Custers, Marketing Manager at Vargus Germany, has answered our questions on sustainability strategy, motivations and obstacles.

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05.08.2014

Walter AG – Blue Competence interview series

Reconciling economic and environmental aspects with social action is the declared aim of the more than 400 Blue Competence partner companies. But what prompts companies to focus on sustainability, and what obstacles do they face? Gerhard Schüßler, Director Quality & Risk Management of the Walter AG, has answered our questions on sustainability strategy, motivations and obstacles.

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03.04.2017

Kelch GmbH – Blue Competence interview series

Reconciling economic and environmental aspects with social action is the declared aim of the more than 400 Blue Competence partner companies. But what prompts companies to focus on sustainability, and what obstacles do they face? Olaf Stoffels, General Sales Manager, has answered our questions on sustainability strategy, motivations and obstacles.

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03.04.2017

Römheld GmbH – Blue Competence interview series

Reconciling economic and environmental aspects with social action is the declared aim of the more than 400 Blue Competence partner companies. But what prompts companies to focus on sustainability, and what obstacles do they face? Hans-Joachim Molka, Executive Director of Römheld GmbH, has answered our questions on sustainability strategy, motivations and obstacles.

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05.04.2017

LMT TOOLS – Blue Competence interview series

“Tools are the key to energy-saving, sustainable production,” says Matthias Rommel, Executive Director of LMT TOOLS. The topic also plays a major role in the precision tools specialist's own production processes. The company is a partner of VDMA's sustainability initiative, Blue Competence.

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06.04.2017

KOMET GROUP – Blue Competence interview series

Reconciling economic and environmental aspects with social action is the declared aim of the more than 400 Blue Competence partner companies. But what prompts companies to focus on sustainability, and what obstacles do they face? Dr. Christof Bönsch, Executive Director of the KOMET GROUP, has answered our questions on sustainability strategy, motivations and obstacles.

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06.04.2017

mimatic GmbH – Blue Competence interview series

Reconciling economic and environmental aspects with social action is the declared aim of the more than 400 Blue Competence partner companies. But what prompts companies to focus on sustainability, and what obstacles do they face? Horst Leidner, Executive Director of mimatic GmbH, has answered our questions on sustainability strategy, motivations and obstacles.

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06.04.2017

Schumacher Precision Tools GmbH – Blue Competence interview series

Reconciling economic and environmental aspects with social action is the declared aim of the more than 400 Blue Competence partner companies. But what prompts companies to focus on sustainability, and what obstacles do they face? Dr. Bernd Schniering, Managing Partner of Schumacher Precision Tools GmbH, has answered our questions on sustainability strategy, motivations and obstacles.

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06.04.2017

FIBRO GmbH – Blue Competence interview series

Reconciling economic and environmental aspects with social action is the declared aim of the more than 400 Blue Competence partner companies. But what prompts companies to focus on sustainability, and what obstacles do they face? Jürgen Gurt, Executive Director of FIBRO GmbH, has answered our questions on sustainability strategy, motivations and obstacles.

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06.04.2017

Paul Horn GmbH – Blue Competence interview series

Reconciling economic and environmental aspects with social action is the declared aim of the more than 400 Blue Competence partner companies. But what prompts companies to focus on sustainability, and what obstacles do they face? Gabriele Ays from the Environmental Management team at Paul Horn GmbH has answered our questions on sustainability strategy, motivations and obstacles.

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05.08.2017

Schunk GmbH & Co. KG – Blue Competence interview series

Reconciling economic and environmental aspects with social action is the declared aim of the more than 400 Blue Competence partner companies. But what prompts companies to focus on sustainability, and what obstacles do they face? Henrik A. Schunk, Managing Partner of Schunk GmbH & Co. KG, has answered our questions on sustainability strategy, motivations and obstacles.

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Helmut Diebold GmbH & Co. KG - Blue Competence Intervi...
Schunk GmbH & Co. KG – Blue Competence intervie...
Vargus Germany – Blue Competence interview series
Walter AG – Blue Competence interview series
Kelch GmbH – Blue Competence interview series
Römheld GmbH – Blue Competence interview series
LMT TOOLS – Blue Competence interview series
KOMET GROUP – Blue Competence interview series
mimatic GmbH – Blue Competence interview series
Schumacher Precision Tools GmbH – Blue Competence i...
FIBRO GmbH – Blue Competence interview series
Paul Horn GmbH – Blue Competence interview series
Schunk GmbH & Co. KG – Blue Competence intervie...

Peggy Bäumer

Assistant and Statistics, Precision Tools Association

Phone: 

(+49 69) 66 03-14 67


Fax: 

(+49 69) 66 03-24 67


peggy.baeumer@vdma.org

Michael Jestädt

Trade Shows, engineering research and cutting tools

Phone: 

(+49 69) 66 03-12 47


Fax: 

(+49 69) 66 03-22 47


michael.jestaedt@vdma.org

Carbon clamping devices: Getting ahead with high-tech materials
 

31.03.2017

Higher productivity, lower energy consumption and less load on the machine drive – the highlights of new ultra-lightweight clamping devices.

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Gühring oHG
 

26.02.2014

Resource-efficient execution of demanding machining tasks with a single tool.

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Hartmetall-Werkzeugfabrik Paul Horn GmbH
 

31.03.2017

Sustainable exchangeable head system for high-precision and efficient machining

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KOMET GROUP GmbH
 

31.03.2017

The Besigheim-based KOMET GROUP has been working for years to continuously improve energy and resource efficiency in its own company, its production and its products.

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LMT Tool Systems GmbH
 

31.03.2017

XChange, the world’s first modular tap, is environmentally friendly and drastically reduces manufacturing costs.

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MAPAL Dr. Kress KG
 

31.03.2017

The use of complete machining tools is particularly effective for reducing energy consumption while also boosting productivity.

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Römheld GmbH
 

31.03.2017

Hydraulic pump units by ROEMHELD equipped with predictive pressure switch-off consume energy only during clamping.

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Schumacher Precision Tools GmbH
 

31.03.2017

Based on 3D models for cutting tools and combined with high computing performance, the virtual use of precision tools can be simulated with defined operation and workpiece parameters.

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SCHUNK GmbH & Co. KG
 

31.03.2017

Integrated pneumatic valves reduce compressed air consumption by up to 90 percent.

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VARGUS Ltd. - Story 1
 

31.03.2017

Technological fine tuning doubles the tool service life and improves the environmental impact substantially.

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