2023年润滑油博览会, 在埃森举行, 德国, marked the second consecutive year of this industry trade show. As one of the premier gatherings for the lubricant industry, it provides a unique opportunity for professionals to come together, 分享见解, 和 reflect on the state of the lubricants industry. 在今年的活动中, representatives from Perstorp observed several distinctive trends 和 recurring topics.
The overarching theme of the Lubricant Expo 2023 was sustainability. From various sustainable raw material streams to 侦探hnologies enabling circular material flows, the event showcased the industry's commitment to addressing environmental concerns. 可持续性 is now at the forefront of the industry's agenda, driven by regulatory requirements as well as concerns such as security of supply, 表演。, 以及环境影响.
The Perstorp team appreciates the industry's openness to different sustainability options. The vision for the future includes utilizing mass-balanced, 完全生物, 或者重新提炼原料, depending on the specific requirements of end applications. This agnostic view towards raw materials represents a significant step towards a more sustainable future for the lubricants industry.
From Marketing Claims to Scientific Data
One of the st和out observations at the Lubricant Expo 2023 was the evolving perception of sustainable raw materials. 在过去, 许多公司都依赖于市场宣传, often presenting a 'single truth' about the sustainability of their products. 然而, this year's event showcased a significant shift towards a more science based view of sustainability, underpinned by data 和 credible claims.
The Perstorp team noticed that the industry was moving beyond marketing rhetoric to embrace sustainability in a more substantiated manner. This change was evident in the discussions with exhibitors, 游客, 和 panel discussions held during the event.
Perstorp has been at the forefront of embracing sustainability as an integral part of its operations. 我们选择了申请 可追溯质量平衡 和 ISCC + 认证的几个原因. Firstly, this approach ensures product quality, 表演。, 和 regulatory compliance. 其次, it supports sustainability commitments, such as those aligned with the Paris Agreement while enabling business continuity.
The decision to apply 可追溯质量平衡 和 ISCC +认证 is strategic. It not only provides credible calculations to track scope 3 e任务s but also ensures that Perstorp's sustainability claims are transparent 和 verifiable, both upstream 和 downstream in its value chains.
超越认证, Perstorp emphasizes both chemical 和 physical traceability for its products. Physical traceability means that t在这里 is a real connection between raw materials, 生产基地, 和成品. Chemical traceability means that only actual raw material that are used for producing a specific product can be shifted to renewable or recycled ones 和 thus accounted for in the mass balancing.
2023年润滑油博览会 was a pivotal event, marking a transition in the industry's perception of sustainable raw materials. Moving beyond marketing claims to embrace scientific data 和 credible claims represents a significant step towards a more sustainable 和 responsible lubricants industry. Perstorp's commitment to 可追溯质量平衡, ISCC +认证, 和 rigorous traceability sets a commendable example for the industry as it continues its journey towards a greener future. With a broader perspective on applications 和 an unwavering focus on sustainability, the lubricants industry is poised for transformative growth 和 positive change in the years to come.