Diehl Metall Sustainability Report 2014

Diehl Metall

Environmentally compatible thinking and acting are key elements of Diehl Metall’s corporate policy.

The stringent requirements of our customers and the importance of quality, reliability and sustainability with respect to products guide our actions at Diehl Metall. Protecting the environment and the health of our employees is always at the center of attention right from the initial product idea. 

The products are characterized by ecological safety. The production processes are environmentally friendly. With or energy-intensive business we place a high priority on the responsible use of energy. We take care to avoid waste with respect to auxiliary and operating materials during produc-tion processes. Where waste is unavoidable, the materials are recycled. 

In the Sustainability Report 2014 of the location Röthenbach our environmental data, goals and measures are published:

  • The consumption of electricity and natural gas has decreased by approx. 25 % over the past 10 years. To achieve this, existing facilities were modernized and investments made in new plant technology. 
  • Modern waste gas purification facilities ensure that the legal limit values are not merely observed but are significantly below them. 
  • Diehl Metall attaches great importance to reliable and environmentally sound packaging solutions. As far as possible, bars and tubes from semi-finished production are dispatched in wood packaging which can be used several times in circulation.
Diehl Metall – as Corporate Division of the Diehl Group founded in 1902 (Sales: 2,905.0 m. Euro, Employees: 14,520) – strengthened its excellent position on the global markets in the last few decades. The international technologie manufacturer is headquartered in Röthenbach a d Pegnitz near Nürnberg. Diehl Metall has 15 locations in Europe, Asia, South America and the USA.
Diehl Metall Messing produces rods, tubes and profiles made of over 60 different alloys delivering the products above all to customers from the heating and sanitary-equipment industry as well as from the automotive, electrical engineering and electronics industries.

Diehl Metall Schmiedetechnik produces drop-forged parts. As successful partner of the automotive industry the company is world-leading in the production of the synchronizer rings. The product portfolio comprises brass and steel synchronizer rings. Both are available with innovative friction layers.

Diehl Metal Applications (DMA) provides customized development, production and marketing if highly technical products across the entire supply chain: from copper-alloyed strip and wire, highly complex stamped parts, including Schempp+Decker Press-Fit Zones, highly selective surface finishing as well as the plating of 3D parts to metal-plastic compound systems.