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Committed to the environment

Committed to the environment

From left to right: Dr. Axel Knörr at the official handover Dr.-Ing. Martin Oerter, Chairman of the Advisory Board of Department I "Environmental Protection Technology" of the VDI/DIN Commission on Air Pollution Control (KRdL) - Standards Committee, Dr.-Ing. Ragnar Warnecke, Chairman of the VDI/DIN Commission on Air Pollution Control (KRdL) - Standards Committee

Photo: Verein Deutscher Ingenieure e.V.


Badge of honour of the VDI for Dr. Axel Knörr 

Dr. Axel Knörr, Head of Environmental Protection at Pfleiderer, has been awarded the plaque of honour of the Association of German Engineers (VDI) for his numerous honorary services as a member and chairman of numerous committees of the Commission for Air Pollution Control (Kommission Reinhaltung der Luft - KRdL). With this award, the VDI honors the special merits of Dr. Axel Knörr in questions of air pollution control in the context of "Machining and processing of wood and wood-based materials". He and his team have made a decisive contribution to standardization work and to the success of KRdL as a whole.

In view of this special award, Dirk Hardow, COO of the Pfleiderer Group, took the opportunity to personally congratulate Dr. Axel Knörr at an internal ceremony: "We are very proud that the expertise of Dr. Axel Knörr has received this recognition. It shows how valued his expertise and his commitment is in the circle of renowned colleagues. For many years, Dr. Axel Knörr has put his heart and soul into reconciling the challenges of an industrial company with high internal and external environmental standards. We thank him very much for this and congratulate him warmly on the badge of honour of the VDI."


Text: Pfleiderer Deutschland GmbH, Eva-Maria Janka