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NO PROMISES JUST ACTIONS: COVERIS KUFSTEIN PIONEERS IN PRODUCING FILMS WITH 100% GREEN ENERGY

Coveris Kufstein switches to 100% clean energy, using only natural sources like wind, water, sun and biogas for its power supply.

Coveris Kufstein which was recently certified by TÜV Austria is proud of being a first mover towards 100% green energy.  The company is now sourcing its entire power needs from a combination of renewable energies with hydro power (85%), wind power (9%), solar power (1%) and the remaining 5% coming from biogas and biomass.

“Coveris is situated in picturesque Tyrol, an exceptionally clean and protected region, and we have more than enough natural resources at hand to rely only on green energy which has no adverse impact on our environment”, states Jakob A. Mosser, CEO of Coveris.

Continuous efforts are also made to minimize residual waste at the Tyrolean plant and a closed-circuit cooling system is used throughout the entire factory, hence reducing water consumption.

“And we are not done yet. Sustainability is an essential aspect of the modernization of our plants. We keep on investing across the Coveris network in lowering our emissions and in further leveraging renewable energy sources, striving towards our ‘no waste’ vision”, concludes Jakob Mosser.

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ABOUT COVERIS

Coveris is a leading European packaging company that manufactures flexible packaging solutions for some of the world’s most respected brands. We develop packaging that protects all types of products – from food to pet food, from medical devices to industrial and agricultural products. Through our broad level of technical expertise, our high-quality packaging extends the shelf life of products hence helping to reduce waste and resource wastage. Together with our customers we are constantly working on new attractive and sustainable packaging solutions. Coveris operates 26 sites in the EMEA region with 4,100 employees. Coveris Group is headquartered in Vienna, Austria.

PRESS CONTACT

Barbara Sternig
T: +43 1 2058 122 – 19
E: barbara.sternig@coveris.com

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