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 […]

Development of water consumption in m3

The high level of water consumption in production brings with it a corresponding volume of waste water. Compliance with the limit values from the Waste Water Ordinance is ensured by the indirect discharge permit. The daily control of the mixing and equalisation basin by our employees, as well as through the regular inspections by the responsible monitoring authorities, give us the necessary security. 

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