For our company, sustainability means striving to achieve economic, social and ecological goals simultaneously and with equal priority.
We want to create lasting value, offer good working conditions and treat the environment and resources with care.
We take responsibility for:
Photovoltaic systemsLearn more
2201 modules on the ODU site provide 935 kWp of power.
In 2023, approx. 1,000 kWp of additional installed capacity was added. The plant supplies the company with 1,000,000 kWH of "electricity".
Well water coolingLearn more
We pump 130,000 m³ of 16 °C cold well water to cool machinery and equipment and return max. 6 K of heated water to the absorption well.
The limit values are monitored by the Mühldorf am Inn District Office.
Oil separator / chip processingLearn more
Up to 20,000 kg of brass chips are processed weekly in the chip processing plant of the turning shop. They are crushed, then fed into a centrifuge, where chips and cutting oil are separated from each other by centrifugal force. The oil obtained in this process is treated, filtered and returned to the cooling circuit.
This means that up to 5,000 litres of oil are recovered every week.
Waste heat compressorLearn more
Heat recovery systems are used to recover heat from exhaust air, air compressors and oil for cooling production processes.
A four-storey building is heated with the heat loss from two air compressors.Efficiency in compressed air generation 10%, approx. 80 % can be used as heating energy.
Operational environmental protectionLearn more
With the introduction of the ISO 14001 environmental management system and ISO 50001 energy management system, ODU is committed to protecting the environment, improving environmental performance, complying with binding obligations (compliance) and continuously improving management systems.
E-charging stationsLearn more
Various e-charging stations are available on our premises.
E-charging stations enable our customers to drive green and we contribute to the promotion of electromobility.
Quality secures the future of our company! That is why we work according to a quality strategy that includes all areas of our company – our customers, suppliers, employees, products, but also the environment and the public. Only a holistic view guarantees sustainable success.
ODU develops and produces electrical and electronic solutions on the basis of a fully integrated and harmonized management system, which is certified according to globally recognized standards and is consistently practiced.
ODU connectors are used in a wide range of demanding applications with the highest quality and safety requirements. That is why ODU pursues a consistent strategy that encompasses all stages of the development and production process.
Diversity & AgeLearn more
Our success as an international company is built on different nationalities, genders, disciplines, abilities and lifestyles.
This multiplicity of personalities and resulting perspectives is essential.
Human RightsLearn more
Respecting and promoting human rights is the foundation of our daily actions.
The implementation of the core labour standards of the International Labour Organization (ILO) for employees and suppliers is an important building block in this regard.
Education & TrainingLearn more
At ODU we believe that the know-how and technical inventiveness of our workforce are valuable assets – as drivers of innovation and technical progress.
In order to promote these qualities, we attach particular importance to providing tailored training and further education for our employees – and enabling them to pursue their requested professional development opportunities.
We are establishing new standards for office equipment in our offices. These include, for example, height-adjustable desks, ergonomic chairs and space for creativity, etc.
Health ManagementLearn more
Maintaining and promoting the health and performance of employees is an important concern for ODU.
Therefore, the company supports self-responsible behavior and designs the working environment to maintain long-term health, e.g. in terms of occupational safety, ergonomics at the workplace.
Social commitment is one of the cornerstones at ODU and is firmly anchored in the self-image of many employees.
They act voluntarily and on their own initiative outside of working hours.As an employer in the Mühldorf region, we support associations and non-profit organizations.
Get an overview of our sustainability performance on Integrity Next.