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The Initiative Blue Competence represents the Mechanical engineering industries’ leadership in providing  sustainable solutions through innovation and technology. By the Trademark Blue Competence, the Partner  companies admit themselves in public to the 12 Sustainability Guidelines for Mechanical Engineering Industry:

Partners of this Initiative recognize themselves as a Community of Values, where the Corporate Policy is formed by a responsible handling of natural ressources and by taking Corporate Social Responsibility. This is expressed by sustainable products and sustainable production and management processes.


Sustainability Guidelines of the Mechanical Engineering Industry


Our comprehension of trendsetting sustainability is based on the principles of economic success, fairness, respect & responsibility and includes the dimensions of society, ecology & economy. We comprehend sustainable action in terms of the definition of the Brundtland-report¹ and the definitions of the German "Rat für Nachhaltige Entwicklung².


1. Sustainability is a crucial part of our company strategy.

2. We create solid business schemes with sustainable values and secure entrepreneurial success.

3. Our technologies and solutions promote worldwide sustainable developments.


4. Sustainable thinking and action are represented in our processes and products.

5. We act with consideration of resources and stand up for climate protection.

6. Our staff is our most valuable asset. We promote engagement and participation.

7. We stand up for keeping the human rights.


8. Our company is a habitat.

9. We take responsibility in our region.

10. We do, what we promise!


11. We actively cultivate the network with all participants.

12. We transparently communicate our sustainable action.


1  „ Sustainable development meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs." (Brundtland-report, 1987)

2  Sustainable development means to consider ecological aspects equal to social and economic aspects. Therefore, sustainable economy means: For our children and grandchildren, we must leave behind us a sound ecological and economic structure." (Rat für Nachhaltige Entwicklung, 2001)


Dec 2, 2021

Highest efficiency and maximum operating comfort in the production of filter hoses.


Oct 4, 2021

The new machine catalogs for Industrial and Garment are available online now


Aug 11, 2021

Dürkopp Adler at the A+A: World's leading trade fair for occupational safety and health as a presence event.

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