Striving to Meet the Most Rigorous Standards in the World
Blue Angel, the world's first environmental label, was born in Germany, a world leader in environmental conservation. In Europe the Blue Angel environmental label ensures you have purchased in an environmentally conscious way. Brother achieved the Brother’s first-ever Blue Angel certification for our multifunctional inkjet devices in 2008 as one of the leading companies in the industry. Since then, we have strived?to meet the strict standards of Blue Angel for all our products sold in Europe.
The World's First Environmental Label
The Blue Angel Label was born in 1978 and is the oldest ecolabel of its kind. The purpose of this label is to help environmentally conscious consumers choose eco-friendly products, which leads manufacturers to become more environmentally conscious as well. The standards of this label are examined and determined from various perspectives, and only products and services which meet its criteria are permitted to use the label.
Varied and Strict Criteria Designed for an Entire Product Life Cycle
There are currently 113 certification criteria for Blue Angel. These criteria are designed for a wide range of products and fields taking into consideration the environmental burdens of a product. This ranges from the choice of raw materials to disposal methods.
Chemical by-products have to meet the high standards of Blue Angel criteria. Products are tested in a special environment, and substances subjected to these criteria are strictly regulated. Additionally, Brother meets new stringent standards added for dust emissions, we strive to develop technologies that meet the ever increasing demands.
Providing Environmentally-Friendly and High-Quality Products
At Brother, the Japanese development team and the European sales companies work together to reflect the latest trends in our product development through understanding the various requirements of Blue Angel. We continue to strive to meet the strict standards of Blue Angel to deliver high-performance and environmentally-friendly products to our customers.
Hidden episodes, told by film.
Behind innovation, there is always challenge and distress.
We will deliver scenes of our member confronting projects.
We meet the demands of various environmental certifications around the world to help our customers choose environmentally-friendly products. Blue Angel’s standards are some of the most stringent of all the environmental labels around the world. Because Blue Angel is highly recognized and trusted, the products with the label are proven to be environmentally-friendly and safe. Consumers as well as manufacturers can contribute to a more sustainable environment through manufacturing and using such products.
Caring for the environment
through electric energy
Brother has been taking on new challenges in many of the new business fields, and we are now entering the electric energy industry.
The technological revolution
The industrial sewing machine - supporting our clothing lifestyle. Working without compromise and making products to keep our customers satisfied. These ideas bring about new standards.
Expanding the Technology All over the World
through Developing Recyclable Toner Cartridges.
As a manufacturer of printers, it is our mission to recycle toner cartridges. This page introduces the recycling technology developed by Brother.
We achieved the ideal air flow
by using tailored simulation technology.
Our compact yet eco-friendly printer.It is the embodiment of our persistence in pursuing the ideal air flow.
Brother’s Joint Project among
Three Countries - Package Design Optimization.
Aiming to resize the package while maintaining its strength, Brother has achieved the optimal solution - a remarkably quality packaging.
A Faster Rotation Rate
While Saving Energy - This is What We Achieved.
Brother’s innovative way to achieve the highest rotation rate among home sewing machines while reducing the electricity consumption.
Brother’s Manufacturing Factories
Where Our Energy-Saving Philosophy is Embodied.
Aiming to reduce CO2 emissions, Brother takes measures at our eco-conscious manufacturing factories which called Eco Factories.
Brother's Energy-saving Technology is
Similar to Technology Employed in Eco-friendly Cars.
In order to significantly reduce CO2 emissions and power consumption, Brother has developed Power Regeneration technology.
The Reason that Brother does not Coat its Printers.
To reduce the effect on the environment during production, Brother developed state-of-the-art Coatless Surface technology.
Taking Up the Challenge of "Zero Standby Power".
In order to reduce standby power consumption as much as possible, Brother’s engineers are devoted to creating innovative technologies.
Let us share with you our human and environment-friendly products.