We take responsibility – for the environment and for people

"Through active environmental management, we contribute towards preserving an intact environment for ourselves and for future generations." Skilled trade workers and professionals all over the world trust in the innovative products, systems and services by fischer for fixing systems made of plastic, metal or for chemical fixing systems.

fischer has become the preferred partner for their customers worldwide through market-oriented product developments, consistent improvements in all company areas and faultless products and services.

Our processes are described in an integrated management system, based on the DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 and the DIN EN ISO 14001:2005.

Company objectives are determined on the basis of our management policies and are realised via the fischer ProcessSystem, such as for example:

  • Continuous improvement
  • Employees who are capable of taking action
  • Strong processes
  • Just-in-time principles

Timeline of the environmental measures taken up to now

Plastic recycling
Separate collection of cardboard packaging
Cooling water reservoir as heat source for heat pumps - new construction, fischer Research, heating through heat pumps, heating of administration building through heat pumps
Replacement of all PCB-cooled transformers
Appointment of an environmental protection representative
Noise protection measures
Heat recovery, air conditioning, data processing
Waste separation in all areas

Metal processing: wastewater treatment plant


Environmental certificate ISO 14001


Replacement of old system controls with modern, more efficient ones; integration into the building automation


Tumlingen: new cooling generator


Tumlingen: cooling water supply – replacement of the cooling water pumps with new, more efficient ones, Horb: extension of cooling generation: cooling machine with heat pump function


Tumlingen, new construction of motor vehicle workshop


Tumlingen, renovation of heating system: completion of the energy study including an investigation of funding possibilities and the decision to use the future heating concept; Horb, study on an interconnected energy system: creation of a concept for the long-term and sustainable provision of energy


Use of spring water instead of drinking water for cooling purposes Cooling water reservoir with 1000 m³ as energy storage device


Verification record for hazardous waste


Plastic paints free of heavy metals
Use of waste heat for compressed air generation


Chlorine-free machine oil
Process heat recovery, metal processing
Warehouse for substances hazardous to water


Changeover of the primary energy consumption from heating oil to gas
Warehouse for inflammable liquids


Oil separators at motor vehicle washing stations


New construction, Denzlingen photovoltaic system


New construction, fischer automotive systems
Cooling water reservoir, cooling tower for free cooling, use of waste heat through industrial floor heating, feed of compressor waste heat into the heating network, integration into the building automation system
Energy database


Tumlingen: renovation of plastic processing
Optimisation of the cooling system for utilisation of waste heat
Decentralised roof ventilation units with heat recovery systems


Tumlingen: Conversion of cooling water supply and water treatment
Increase in the efficiency of waste heat utilisation in the KMT hall (industrial floor heating) - Horb: air-conditioning production: planning competition for a cooling concept - Denzlingen: extension of cooling generation


Organic plug – the fischer group of companies presents a prototype of the "organic plug" for the first time at the FAKUMA trade fair in Friedrichshafen
fischer guesthouse: installation of a mini combined heat and power plant for the generation of heat and electricity
New computer centre "Green IT"


Tumlingen, renovation of the heating system: execution split into two construction phases (construction phase 2 in 2012)
EPD (Environmental Product Declaration) for EWI products