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fischer launches a world first in construction monitoring

fischer launches a world first in construction monitoring

Intelligent safety monitoring

fischer is the world’s first company in fastening technology to offer an intelligent and integrated monitoring solution for constructions and facilities. The solution increases the overall flow of information, service life, sustainability and safety of constructions and facilities while ensuring higher maintenance efficiency.

The sensor-integrated fixing products SensorAnchor and SensorDisc provide users with a time and resource-saving method to identify current acting forces in fastenings. The products transfer the wireless data to the Construction Monitoring mod...



fischer Group of Companies receives Lean & Green Award

fischer Group of Companies receives Lean & Green Award

Sustainable and lean

The fischer Group of Companies was presented with the Lean & Green Management Award on 20 October 2022 and received the special award for Integrated Lean & Green Strategy. The competition honours companies that successfully combine corporate processes and sustainable strategies.

fischer came out on top among more than 130 companies from various industries over the course of a two-step benchmarking process, demonstrating that efficient and resource-saving production belong together. “Sustainability has now become a stable asset rather than a niche idea and will be even more...



INVENTORY OPTIMIZATION, OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

INVENTORY OPTIMIZATION, OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

VMI: Productivity and Cost Reduction

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In a time of increasing supply chain instability and rising inflation, it’s crucial for businesses to reduce their spending and maximise efficiency. One way to do so is through the use of a VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory). The last few years have seen an increase in the popularity of VMIs, as businesses seek to reduce their number of suppliers and instead opt for streamlined and cost-effective organisation.

As manufacturers ourselves, we’re constantly looking for improvements to our production process, so we understand the position our partners are in.

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Bulten works with Polestar on development of climate-neutral electric car

Bulten works with Polestar on development of climate-neutral electric car

Bulten has begun a collaboration with Polestar on the development project Polestar 0, which aims to build a climate-neutral electric car by 2030.

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The Polestar 0 project was officially announced in 2021, and aims to create a climateneutral electric car by the year 2030, by eliminating emissions in the supply chain. Bulten’s contribution will be the delivery of climate-neutral and highly functional fasteners. This can be achieved through a combination of energy-efficient materials and processes, as well as renewable energy supply throughout the value chain.

“We are truly honored to be part of t...



Green plugs made of natural resources

Green plugs made of natural resources

fischer GreenLine

Sustainability can also be practised in the field of fastenings, as demonstrated by an innovative product range by the fischer Group of Companies. fischer GreenLine plugs consist of at least 50 per cent renewable resources and are particularly low-emission. fischer GreenLine plugs are made of ecologically produced plastic and consist of at least 50 per cent renewable resources. This has been confirmed by the independent testing and certification body DIN CERTCO/TÜV Rhineland, which has classified the plugs in the BIOBASED 50-85% category. Castor oil made from the seed of the ...



fischer’s sustainability is honoured with Plus X Award

fischer’s sustainability is honoured with Plus X Award

“You are new, eco -friendly, cool, alternative, sustainable and green” – it was with these words that the fischer Group of Companies was initially informed by email that it was being presented with the Plus X Award for sustainability. The award honours companies that stand for a sustainable future with their sense of responsibility and foresight. Christia n Ziegler, Head of Sustainability, Environment and Energy at fischer, is pleased about the award as it serves as confirmation of the company’s outstanding commitment once again.

The Plus X Award is the world’s largest innovation award for tec...



Bulten signs FSP contract with clear sustainable objectives

Bulten signs FSP contract with clear sustainable objectives

Bulten has signed an FSP (Full Service Provider) contract regarding the supply of fasteners to a new European vehicle program for a global automotive manufacturer, which also is an existing customer of the company. The contract value is approximately SEK 100 million annually at full capacity.

One decisive reason why Bulten was awarded the contract is the company’s distinct sustainability offer. Besides deliveries of fasteners, the contract also entails a close collaboration between the parties to reduce environmental impact in the value chain. This means Bulten will commit to a number of envir...