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As a developer and supplier of system solutions for windows, doors and façades, Schüco champions the diverse properties of aluminum. Find out more about the sustainability levels of our materials.


Due to its endless malleability and diverse surface finishes, aluminum gives architects maximum design freedom when planning pioneering buildings suitable for the future – and it is ecologically valuable too. Modern aluminum façade units have low U values. They therefore make a considerable contribution to the positive eco-balance of a building. Optimum material thicknesses when constructing the systems ensure low raw material consumption. Mechanical robustness and corrosion resistance guarantee a long life and therefore a high degree of sustainability. Aluminum is completely harmless to health in windows and façades. Once extracted it can be recycled indefinitely, retaining all its qualities during the recycling process. Even the swarf can be recycled.

Clearly documented sustainability

Sustainability reports

Based on the guidelines of the internationally established standard of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), our sustainability reports provide information on how sustainability is organized at Schüco, balances the company's economic, ecological and social activities, and defines objectives for the future.

Our motivation, our contribution

Brochures Sustainability

Find out more about the sustainability measures Schüco is undertaking to tackle the global challenges of our time.