berliner glas group news - find press releases, participation in trade shows and conferences

Press Center of the Berliner Glas Group.

News, Press Releases and More.

You can find all of the press releases from the Berliner Glas Group here.

 
The companies within the Berliner Glas Group are

Berliner Glas

Berliner Glas Technical Glass

SwissOptic AG.

 

All publications of the individual companies are collected here. Moreover, we also provide you with various press images.

 
If you would like to receive press releases via email in the future, please feel free to register for our press mailing list.

 
For further inquiries please use our press contact.

Press information

Current press release

Berlin, Germany - April 08, 2019

 

SwissOptic AG – consistent investments in energy saving technologies

 

Being environmental friendly is an important topic in many ways, also at the Swiss facility of the Berliner Glass Group, SwissOptic AG. By continuously investing in energy-saving technologies in the course of the last few years, SwissOptic has reduced energy consumption by 5.6 GWh compared to the reference year 2014. This corresponds to the average annual consumption of approximately 1000 households.

 

An important focus of all investments was to avoid fossil fuels whenever possible. By doing so, the annual consumption of natural gas was reduced from well over 1000 MWh to just over 40 MWH, which resulted in saving nearly 200 tons of CO2 emission.

 

An obvious step was to replace most of the lighting with LED’s and optimizing energy consumption here by installing motion sensors in general areas. A major cornerstone of the energy saving was the complete replacement of the media center including a complex air conditioning system for the shop floors, the provision for process- and cooling water as well as compressed air and nitrogen gas supplies. The renewal not only greatly reduced energy consumption, but also improved process stability, which in turn positively contributes to productivity and yield in production.

 

In total, the equivalent of 560 tons of CO2 emissions was avoided since 2014. The 2023 goals agreed with the EnAW to have been overachieved already in 2018, but SwissOptic will continue to seek improvement of its energy efficiency by using environmental-friendly technologies.

 

 

Download press release here (PDF, 289 KB)

 

 

Contact

 
Berliner Glas KGaA
Herbert Kubatz GmbH & Co.
Waldkraiburger Str. 5
12347 Berlin, Germany
www.berlinerglasgroup.com
Wencke Schulz
Marketing & Communications
Phone +49 30 60 905-367
Fax +49 30 60 905-100
wencke [dot] schulz [at] berlinerglas [dot] com

 

Press release archive

2019

2017

2016

 

2015

 

2014

 

2013

 

2012

 

2011

 

2010

Press photos

You will find our latest press photos here. The photos may only be used for editorial and scientific purposes free of charge. Please bear the copyright notice (© Berliner Glas Group) and send us a copy for our files at the following address: marketing [at] berlinerglas [dot] de.

 

 

People

 

Further information on the management teams of our company sites can be found here:

 

 

Products
Register on our press mailing list

Would you like to add your name to our press mailing list? If so, simply fill out and return this form to us. We will be pleased to send you our current press releases.

* mandatory field

Right of retraction

You can revoke the use of your data anytime via email to marketing [at] berlinerglas [dot] de, via fax, or via post. If you have any other questions, you can reach our data protection staff at datenschutz [at] berlinerglas [dot] de.

Press contact

Marketing & Communications
Wencke Schulz
Fon +49 30 60 905-367
wencke.schulz [at] berlinerglas.de

Downloads

Unternehmensbroschüre der Berliner Glas Gruppe
Company Brochure

Berliner Glas Group

(899 KB)

Unternehmens-Präsentation der Berliner Glas Gruppe
Company Presentation

Berliner Glas Group

(7 MB)