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PANATERE Solar Powered Metal Recycling

Provide the watch and medical industry with decarbonized projects using renewable energy

April 2022
Gallery PANATERE Solar Powered Metal Recycling 1
Gallery PANATERE Solar Powered Metal Recycling 1


This solution enables "Circular Economy" by providing a process for metal recycling using solar energy. The solution aims at providing a sustainable, profitable and ecological solution to the traditional production of raw materials for the watch and medical industry. To create a model that guarantees the excellence of the quality of recycled steel and the development of a business model based on the circular economy and short circuits while aligning with market prices. To become a reference as a responsible player and pioneer in the manufacture and recycling of bio-components. To enable exchange and contribute to awareness and education as an eco-responsible company, with a positive environmental impact.

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Label Date April 26, 2022
From Switzerland
Maturity stage Initial market commercialization
Looking For Network, New clients, Visibility, Partners, Credibility, Funding

The environmental benefits

  • 0.041 kg CO2-eq emitted per kg of steel processed instead of 0.63kgCO2 for conventional recycling
  • Producing 265 tonnes of steel using the standard scenario emits 1790 tonnes CO2-eq more than the same quantity produced using the solar furnace scenario
  • 0 degradation of the quality of material and biocompatible
  • 0 use of refined materials, 0 use of ressources from the planet, no fossil fuels
  • 165 times less CO2 equivalent emissions compared to standard steel production

The Financial benefits

  • No additional cost for the customer
  • 80% savings since no use of electricity is needed, nor fossils fuels

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PANATERE, using Solar Energy to produce 100% recycled and recyclable metals for the watch and medical industry.

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Headquarters 2350 Saignelégier, Switzerland
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