The Bonderite process is said to reduced waste, VOC and CO2 equivalent emissions over current processes and incorporates phosphate-free and NPE-free cleaners; nickel-free conversion coatings; nitrite- and nitrate-free processes; phosphate-free conversion coatings; and chrome-free post treatments.
Analysis: As ever, when an environmental effort actually improves a company's bottom line, it's far more likely to get the green flag straight away. Everyone loves a great paint finish on their vehicle but no one wants it to cost the Earth.
- BMW announces, again, their clean production methods
- Volvo truck factory in Sweden going a little easier on the environment