Closed recycling loop reduces need for raw material and energy

The Slovak Spectator | Jul 24, 2022 at 9:30 AM
  • When a stamping press cuts and models the sides or roofs of a future SUV out of high-quality aluminium sheets at the biggest automotive plant in Slovakia, the offcuts are sent to a supplier that uses them to produce new sheets.
  • It presses 74 components from aluminium as well as steel sheets for SUV models produced in Bratislava – the Volkswagen Touareg, Audi Q7, Audi Q8, Porsche Cayenne a Porsche Cayenne Coupé.
  • The high usage ratio of aluminium, as much as 96 percent, has made it a suitable place to introduce the Aluminium Closed Loop project.