Environmental Protection Activities

Shige Coast, Numazu City

Shige Coast, Numazu City

Kokusan Denki received Environmental Management System ISO 14001 certification in August 2000 and engages in environmental protection activities to achieve a sustainable recycling society.

Waste Reduction

Kokusan is promoting Reduce, Reuse and Recycle for all emissions from production activities through continuous improvement of basic unitof waste emissoin and continues zero-emissoin activities.

【Main Activities】

  • Reduce packaging (use simpler packaging for deliverables)
  • Reuse containers (use returnable containers)
  • Reprocess the waste from injection molding into reusable pellets
  • Reduce water soluble waste oils (switch to long-life cutting oils)

Improve Product Design

Kokusan Denki is promoting product design improvements that incorporate smaller size and better performance, energy saving, resource conservation, reduced environmental load, and longer life from the product development and design stage to produce environmentally compatible products with a smaller environmental load for the engine electric appliances, motors, generators, and other Kokusan Denki products.

【Main Activities】

  • Promoting the switch to lead-free solder
  • Promoting compliance with REACH (Regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals)
  • Identifying product composition chemicals
  • Conducting LCA quantitative evaluations during product manufacturing, etc.

Preventing Global Warming

Kokusan Denki is promoting reduction of the amount of all energy sources (electricity, LPG, Bunker A, kerosene, diesel, and gasoline) used in its business activities to prevent global warming.

【Main Activities】

  • Reducing factory air leaks (promoting concerted inspections, repairs, and use of hand-operated valves)
  • Updating equipment to save energy (updating to amorphous transformers, using fluorescent light inverters)
  • Implementing thorough air conditioner control (Summer 28oC, Winter 20oC)
  • Seeking energy saving proposals, improving energy saving awareness using energy saving patrols

Environmental Communication

Kokusan Denki has implemented voluntary control standards for noise, vibration, water quality, air, and other parameters to preserve the living environment around the Company. The Company also participates in environmental events held by local governments and actively communicates with the local community through neighborhood cleanups and other activities.

Beautification walk in Company neighborhood

Beautification walk in Company neighborhood

Numazu City Flea Market Festival

Numazu City Flea Market Festival