Ropetex and Powertex offer more sustainable lifting products
By choosing Ropetex or Powertex, you show that your sustainability and CSR policy has substance. We want to lead the transformation and set the standards for a more sustainable future in our industry. We have high standards, and work fact-based. In this way, we contribute to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
➕ Sustainable Product development
We also regularly develop innovative, sustainable products. Three examples:
- r-PET webbing slings, round sling and web lashings
In 2023 we lounged our innovative range of webbing slings, round slings, and web lashings made entirely of recycled polyester (r-PET). These products all have a reduced CO2e footprint up to 75%. (More details in our newspost).
- Fall protection harnesses
Our Powertex HW Eco fall protection harnesses range from OEKO-TEX® approved r-PET fibers. This means that the material is free from hazardous chemicals and is made from recycled PET bottles.
Steel wire rope lubricant
Our steel wire rope lubricant Ropetex Ultra Lube 2 is an 'Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant'. This lubricant has been specially developed to limit the environmental impact in environments where the steel wire rope comes into contact with water
➕ Fact-based information
We believe it is crucial to communicate based on facts regarding sustainability. We don't like greenwashing.
All products in our range that are a more sustainable choice come with sustainability fact sheets where we clearly state the sustainability enhancements and improvements.
➕ Sustainability audits
We think having our boots on the ground and working with our dedicated sustainability auditing team is what sets us apart from others. We have a thorough process of auditing our production partners that focusses on the following areas:
Quality and sustainability of the production process
Our auditors check the quality and sustainability of the production process through, among other things:
- A thorough document assessment (including the presence of certificates such as ISO certifications)
- extensive audits and control at the production location(s)
- Conversations with employees and management at production sites
When it comes to working conditions, our auditors pay attention to, among other things:
- safety in the workplace
- breaks and facilities (such as seating, canteen)
- the furnishing of workshops and canteens
- working hours and holidays
➕ Training and information
Our local teams also advise the production partners about quality, sustainability, good working conditions, and training. This approach leads to verifiable results. 93% of producers who have had a follow-up audit have improved their performance.
➕ Working together for a lower CO2 footprint
Our goal is to market only circular products ultimately. We're continuously looking to work together with innovative producers. This is how we support SDG 12: ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.
Do you want to benefit from using Ropetex and/or Powertex products? Contact a dealer close to you!