As you may have discovered from our last Newsletter, Sustainability matters to us, and it drives us to ensure our suppliers of decorative wood based products are continuously enhancing their sustainability efforts.
In part two of this week’s two-part newsletter, we look at Pfleiderers’ DUROPAL wood-based products and take a deeper look into the process and procedures they have in place to create a better world.
For thousands of years, wood has given people warmth and comfort. Wood connects us directly with nature. Wood is a valuable and reusable resource at the same time.
Read on to discover what they are doing and how we can make small changes to become more sustainable ourselves.
Pfleider is convinced that economic success can only be achieved with satisfied customers, healthy and motivated employees and the sustainable protection of our environment.
The result is an Environmentally Social Governance (ESG) value chain across all stakeholders within their business, including customers, suppliers and employees.
Pfleiderer operations cover five major factories across Europe, where they employ around 2,000 people.
Sustainability determines not only our internal processes but also our relationship with our customers and the society in which we live and operate.
DUROPAL has a long history of Sustainability, in 1894, the founder, Gustov Pfleiderer chose wood as a sustainable material, which kickstarted the companies Sustainable culture and practices. Sustainable thinking and management have been closely linked to the renewable material wood at Pfleiderer since the very beginning.
And DUROPAL has learned a lot from wood for their business philosophy: That one must cherish and care for one’s resources in order to achieve a long-term high-quality yield. And that slow, healthy growth is better than striving for quick, short-term success.
We are continuously driving forward developments. Our motivation is to meet customer requirements with maximum sustainability. We achieve this goal with:
- high-quality products
- maximum customer orientation
- excellent services
- outstanding consulting competence
- company-wide ecologically aligned processes
- renewable raw materials
- energy and resource efficiency
- closed-loop recycling models
- employees and partners acting responsibly
- resource and route-optimised logistics concepts