This ad will be closed automatically in X seconds.

Gastroback boosts sustainability with new partnership

Gastroback has expanded its partnership with re-work specialist, MCR Services, to reduce waste and improve sustainability.

Staff will undergo training at Gastroback’s Hollenstedt HQ, allowing the team to refurbish any imported appliances which fail to meet its exacting standards.

MCR Services is also growing its capabilities as a returns centre, with staff inspecting and grading returned appliances based on functionality and condition. Rather than being discarded for recycling, such appliances will be refurbished wherever possible and sold at reduced rates or B-grade items.

Since Gastroback’s UK launch in 2020, MCR Services has played a crucial role by fitting 13 amp plugs and PAT testing imported appliances.

Marcus Lux, head of export and business development at Gastroback, commented: “As a responsible business we are investing in additional training in order to reduce waste and further improve sustainability by ensuring any appliances that are returned can be reused and have a long and productive lifecycle.

“Gastroback has a strong relationship with MCR and I’m pleased it is able to play an expanded role in supporting the growth of our brand here in the UK.”

Matthew Fretwell, production and warehouse manager for MCR Services, added: “The business continues to evolve by expanding its capabilities as a returns centre as well as a reworking and packing specialist.

“This strategic partnership between MCR Services and Gastroback reflects our shared commitment to reducing the environmental impact of our operations. The move to appliance refurbishment underlines a dedication to sustainably responsible business practices.”

MORE NEWS
Copy of Progressive Preschool featured image (26)
 
After-sales service company, E&S Dar www.esservicesdar.co.uk has joined BHETA as its latest business service provider. ...
Copy of Progressive Preschool featured image (25)
 
Registration is now live for Autumn Fair, the UK’s largest seasonal showcase for Home, Gift & Fashion with over 800 brands confirmed and ready to sell. ...
Copy of Progressive Preschool featured image (24)
 
Take a look inside Gia Global Honoree, Divertimenti....
Copy of Progressive Preschool featured image (23)
 
The Lower Bavarian supplier has a range of tableware and home accessories launching to suit autumnal trends....
Copy of Progressive Preschool featured image (22)
 
Faire, the B2B market place supplying over 700,000 independents is to feature in a BHETA webinar on 11 July at 10 am. ...
Copy of Progressive Preschool featured image (18)
 
After 55 years in its current location, retailer David Mellor is moving to a new premises....
Get the latest news sent to your inbox
Subscribe to our daily newsletter

The list doesn't exist! Make sure you have imported the list on the 'Manage List Forms' page.