||Sustainability track record
Océ is the Recipient of FedEx Kinkos Best in Sustainability/Environmental Performance award
Our first corporate Sustainability Report, covering the whole Océ Group and all aspects of sustainability, is published.
Océ is included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
Océ's Supplier Declaration on UN Global Compact is distributed to a selected group of suppliers.
We install a Corporate Sustainability Forum.
Océ España receives ISO-14001 certification.
Our first Sustainability Report is published.
We sign up to the UN Global Compact.
Océ Schweiz receives ISO-14001 certification.
Our Research and Development Division in Venlo receives ISO-14001 certification.
We introduce our first full-colour printer, the Océ CPS700, with zero ozone emissions.
We launch a range of highly energy-efficient, wide format printers.
Océ Printing Systems signs up to the Bavarian Environmental Pact.
Océ Printing Systems introduces an ISO-14001-compliant environmental management system and receives ISO-14001 certification.
Arkwright receives ISO-14001 certification.
Our manufacturing site in Venlo receives ISO-14001 certification for its environmental management system.
The Océ 3165 printer receives Blue Angel certification.
We launch the first Eco-copier [Océ 7050].
We sign a memorandum of understanding with EPA.
Our manufacturing site in Venlo is granted BS 7750 certification.
We join the Business Charter for Sustainable Development [International Chamber of Commerce].
We open an "asset recovery plant" for returned products.
We install paper-coating machines for both new and renewed processes that enable up to 97% of solvents used to be recovered.
In Germany, we establish Europe's first award for research in the field of environmental protection.
We develop a production process for coating paper in such a way that 80% of the solvents used can be recovered.
We install the Works Council in Venlo.
We invent an ammonia-free, diazo-copying process for technical drawings.
Frans van der Grinten, son of Lodewijk van der Grinten, invents an industrial mask [v/d Grinten Luchtkap] to protect the employees from inhaling butter-colouring agents.