Gestamp obtains Aenor`s Zero Waste approval for components

Spain’s Gestamp has received accreditation for its products from the national standards association Asociación Española de Normalización y Certificación (Aenor), the major supplier of components to the global automotive sector tells Kallanish.

Gestmap thus becomes the first company in the automotive sector to receive the Zero Waste certification, which recognises its circular economy model, capable of reusing the waste it generates in production processes.

“Aenor verified that 63% of the group’s plants systems meet the requirements of complete traceability waste, from its generation to its delivery, and is in line with all legal requirements associated with this process,” Gestamp explains. From all verified plants, 15% have obtained the Zero Waste certification, while the remaining 48% meet the requirements.

The company applies environmental criteria in all stages of its production, from the selection of suppliers and optimisation of raw materials and natural resources to the management of consumption of energy and water resources necessary for the manufacture of components, waste management and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the product use phase.

Todor Kirkov Bulgaria