Octubre 2011: SMS Meer - Less sweating in Outlast shoes

 

What do tubes for pipelines, rails for the high-speed ICE and TGV trains, transmission components for the Mercedes S Class, the outer skin of the Ariane rocket and gigantic wind power generators have in common? They are all produced on machines or plants by SMS Meer, the world market leader in plant and machine engineering for the industrial processing of steel, aluminium and non-ferrous metals. This innovative company employs 3,100 workers, safety and employee satisfaction is a top priority. más

 

Outlast shoes at SMS MeerPicture 1 (1,292 KB): View into a production hall of SMS Meer in Mönchengladbach: Safety at work, but also comfort is very important – the employees wear safety shoes made by Baltes with the temperature regulating Outlast® lining.

 

 

 

Outlast shoes at SMS MeerPicture 2a (1,365 KB): A field test at SMS Meer with Outlast® shoes (picture 2b: style Lava by Baltes) demonstrated that workers suffered less from perspiring feet.

 

 

 


Baltes shoes with Outlast technology Picture 2b (575 KB): A field test at SMS Meer with Outlast® shoes (picture 2b: style Lava by Baltes) demonstrated that workers suffered less from perspiring feet.

 

 

 

 

Ralf BüchenschützPicture 3 (1,301 KB): "The employee must feel comfortable," says Ralf Büchsenschütz, Manager Health and Safety at SMS Meer GmbH, Mönchengladbach. "It is essential that the foot climate inside the safety shoe is well-balanced".



 

Outlast Principle

Picture 4 (1,005 KB): Outlast® technology was originally developed for NASA to protect astronauts from temperature fluctuations. Today Outlast® materials bring a dynamic heat management to many applications and balance the body temperature to improve thermal comfort. Photo: Outlast Technologies, Inc.

 

 

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