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REGGIANA RIDUTTORI: a company that has always given special attention to the protection of the environment.
Over the past 50 years Reggiana Riduttori has implemented projects, measures and ideas to win the challenge of sustainability.
Since its foundation
Reggiana Riduttori has shown particular attention to the environment and sustainability, thanks to the sensitivity of its founder Franco Albarelli.
Thanks to a business agreement signed with a major North-European industrial group, the discussion begins on organisational guidelines related to environmental sustainability.
RR is among the first Italian manufacturing companies to insert green areas outside and inside its facilities to give a tangible sign of environmental sensitivity to employees and customers.
Collection of used batteries
RR signs an agreement with WWF (World Wildlife Fund) on the collection of used batteries in the Reggio Emilia area.
Drinking water fountains are installed in production departments to reduce glass bottles and cans.
Support for wildlife reserves
RR supports the local LIPU (Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli - Italian League for the Protection of Birds) wildlife oases for the protection of birds of prey, rare birds and the creation of educational sites.
Safeguarding small wildlife
RR supports an area-wide campaign to rescue and safeguard small wild animals.
Pre-sorted waste collection is encouraged on production sites and in offices, with the installation of special bins.
Installation of a 240 kW photovoltaic system on the roof of the main production site in San Polo d'Enza (RE) dedicated to the self-production of electricity.
RR launches a project aimed at digitizing documents and consequently reducing paper consumption.
Energy Light Efficiency
In the production sites and offices, traditional lighting systems are replaced with LED lighting, adapting them to the latest European standards. This operation is completed in 5 years.
Care of the local area
Agreement with the municipal administration of San Polo d'Enza for a contribution to the reclamation of the former racetrack area in the town. A long-deteriorated and abandoned place returned to public use thanks to RR's support.
The water bottles distributed in the company are made of 50% recycled plastic. The cups dispensed for hot drinks are made of 100% recyclable material.
RR chooses to use white lubrication oils of natural origin for its production processes. These have a lower environmental impact than synthetic oils.
Energy Data Analysis
Project for the continuous analysis of the company's electricity consumption aimed at improving the efficiency of installations and their use.
Installation of hydraulic compactors with the aim of reducing the volume of pre-sorted waste and the number of trips required to dispose of it.
Installation on production sites of an adiabatic cooling system, preferred to traditional air conditioning systems due to the limited consumption of electricity.
Installation of inlet partition valves to regulate the expulsion of conditioned air and reduce energy consumption.
Energy Air Efficiency
New-generation compressors, equipped with a system for recovering generated heat, which is in turn used to heat certain company premises.
For the portion of electricity not self-generated by solar power, RR uses 100% certified energy from renewable sources.
New scrap treatment system
RR is developing an upgrade project for its scrap treatment system with the aim of recovering and reusing the oil from machining waste to the greatest possible extent.
Reduction of plastic consumption
Free drinking water dispensers were activated in the company and each employee was provided with a water bottle and coffee cup, in order to drastically reduce the use of plastic.
Company car fleet renewal
The company car fleet is now made up of hybrid-powered cars.