Ket­tel­hack is OEKO-TEX® STeP certified!

Sin­ce Octo­ber 2020, Ket­tel­hack has been cer­ti­fied accord­ing to the OEKO-TEX®STeP stan­dard! This stan­dard con­tains various requi­re­ments from the are­as of che­mi­cals manage­ment, envi­ron­men­tal manage­ment, social respon­si­bi­li­ty, qua­li­ty manage­ment and occup­a­tio­nal health and safe­ty. This makes the OEKO-TEX®STeP stan­dard an ide­al sup­ple­ment to our envi­ron­men­tal manage­ment sys­tem accord­ing to EMAS.

Our roof ter­race is alrea­dy in bloom for the 5th year!

Five years ago, a habi­tat for nati­ve insects was crea­ted during a roof reno­va­ti­on. This sum­mer, the wild­flower mea­dow sur­pri­ses with a par­ti­cu­lar­ly color­ful varie­ty of flowers and gras­ses. This plea­ses both humans and ani­mals: Becau­se also this year many dif­fe­rent spe­ci­es of bees and but­ter­flies pay a visit to our flowe­ring roof terrace.


STeP by OEKO-TEX® STeP by OEKO-TEX® is a modu­lar cer­ti­fi­ca­ti­on sys­tem for pro­duc­tion faci­li­ties in the tex­ti­le and lea­ther indus­try, accord­ing to which Ket­tel­hack has been cer­ti­fied sin­ce 2020. STeP stands for Sus­tainab­le Tex­ti­le & Lea­ther Pro­duc­tion and fol­lows a holistic approach. The stan­dard takes a look at dif­fe­rent are­as of the com­pa­ny in 6 modu­les: Che­mi­cals manage­ment Envi­ron­men­tal per­for­mance Environmental […]

About this report

The Ket­tel­hack Sus­taina­bi­li­ty Report 2020 was pre­pa­red in accordance with the GRI Stan­dard Opti­on ‘Core’. …

Not all che­mi­stry is the same …

Home Sei­te Not all che­mi­stry is the same … Without dyes, the­re can be no colou­red, high-per­­for­­mance fab­rics – but the selec­tion and use of the necessa­ry che­mi­cals are car­ri­ed out by us with spe­cial care and due con­si­de­ra­ti­on of eco­lo­gi­cal stan­dards. INDICATORS Sub-topics ↓ Our che­mi­cals manage­ment↓ Our stan­dards↓ Con­sump­ti­on of dyes and auxi­li­a­ries → Our […]

Our fib­re stars

The high qua­li­ty and dura­bi­li­ty of our fab­rics alrea­dy con­tri­bu­te to sus­taina­bi­li­ty. Becau­se the more …

Stu­dent-pro­ject on buil­ding opti­mi­sa­ti­on completed!

Ket­tel­hack was part of a prac­ti­cal pro­ject that was deve­lo­ped by a mecha­ni­cal engi­nee­ring stu­dent at the end of 2020 in coope­ra­ti­on with pbr NET­Z­en­er­gie. The aim of this pro­ject was to work out dif­fe­rent types of green roofs and to deter­mi­ne the syn­er­gy effects that result from the par­al­lel use of green roofs and pho­to­vol­taic sys­tems. Since […]