Sustainability at cph
cph started already at an early stage, namely in the eighties with a focus on environmental protection and sustainability. Since then, we renounce anything unnecessary and focus on the essential components.
Sustainability is deeply rooted into the business strategy of cph and is actively lived by all employees. For us it is not only important to offer our customers sustainable adhesives but also to optimize our processes constantly.
Our headquarter and production facilities in Essen operates CO2-neutralized since 2021.
We use rainwater for production, cooling and cleaning purposes.
Our bucket-type containers are made of recycled material.
We reduce our energy input by 9% per annum based on produced quantity of adhesives in metric tons.
We were the first German company to be validaded in accordance with EUECO-AUDIT VO1836/93 and also have the certification in accordance with ISO 14001.
All facilities, production facilities and machines
are heated with CO2-neutralized gas.
We use solely green electricity,
Besides having a CO2-neutralised production facility, we are offering a great number of sustainable adhesives. Already in 1984 we have offered biodegradable adhesives and pioneered the industry with the introduction of zinc and borax-free labelling adhesives.
We continuously develop new adhesives, whether it be water-based or hotmelt and are using sustainable and biodegradable raw materials.
Besides our adhesive’s series Commitmelt, Regain & Arcticoll, we are offering various other sustainable adhesives.
We can proudly say that our environmentally friendly products and sustainable focused business strategy has been recognized with several awards.
In 2018 we have been recognized as one of the Top 100 most innovative medium-sized companies in Germany.
In 2020 we have won the German Excellency Award for the category “Sustainability & Environment”.
In 2021 we have been nominated again for the Great Award of the German MSE.
In addition, we have been nominated for the Efficiency Awards for North Rhein-Westfalia, Germany.