Milestones

fischer produces new granulate for plug production out of plastic waste.

1953

Recirculation of plastic waste to be reused

1970

Extraction of spring water instead of drinking water for cooling purposes

1980

Use of thermal discharge from the injection moulding department to heat buildings through thermal heat pumps

Prof. Klaus Fischer appointed General Director

Expansion of the company into a Global Player

1981

Cooling water reservoir as a heat source for thermal heat pumps

1987

Publication of the first fischer mission statement

1997

First certification in accordance with the environmental management standard ISO 14001

1998

New construction of the photovoltaics facility in Denzlingen

2001

Introduction of CIP (continuous improvement process), the predecessor to fPS (fischer ProcessSystem)

The fischer mission statement is the foundation for all business activity.
With greenline, fischer has provided the world’s first fixing product made mostly out of renewable raw materials.

2010

Establishment of the Klaus Fischer BildungsZentrums (BiZ) [Training Centre] for the promotion of staff development

2012

Installation of a combined heat and power unit for the internal use of heat and electricity

Introduction of the greenline range of products made of predominantly renewable raw materials

2013

First certification in accordance with the environmental management standard ISO 50001

2015

Introduction of the Blue Path

The opening of the in-house fitness studio to promote the health of employees

Establishment of a fischer sustainability team with representatives from each company division

2016

Awards for two projects through "100 companies for resource efficiency"

Partner of the 2016 German Sustainability Award

Publication of the first sustainability brochure

Stakeholder Workshop

The fischer fitness studio can be used by all employees and pensioners for free.
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