PE INTERNATIONAL's technical and ecological expertise on LCA and polymers is in demand

The ÖAKF - Österreichischer Arbeitskreis Kunststoff-Fenster (Austrian Workgroup Polymer Window) celebrates the jubilee "40 years polymer window in Austria" in February 2005. Within the scope of the celebrations...more


PE attended the EUCAR Conference 2004 on 24 November 2004 in the Autoworld facilities Brussels.

Motto was "Cooperation in research and Development -  a proven instrument for maintaining future competitveness". The well organised conference opened possiblities to meet all kind of stakeholders related to the...more


The short version of the LCA on SunDiesel prepared by PE INTERNATIONAL was handed over to federal minister Renate Künast within the international congress on "Synthetic Biofuels"

An eco-balance sheet study which was ordered jointly by Volkswagen and DaimlerChrysler comes to the conclusion that the use of so-called BTL-fuel (Biomass-To-Liquid), also known as SunFuel, can save between 61 and 91 percent of...more


PE INTERNATIONAL is participating in the Fourth SETAC World Congress 14.-18th November 2004 in Portland.

Please use the chance to visit us at our booth # 9 at the exhibition. Information on the new extension database "construction materials" will be available. more


15 Years of GaBi - Celebrate with us !

GaBi is going to be 15 years old. PE INTERNATIONAL and IKP (University of Stuttgart) want to celebrate with all clients, partners and friends. We've come up with a very special "Thank You". We are offering all...more



To celebrate GaBi's 15th birthday and with respect to global Life Cycle Initiatives we take our responsibility to rise the worldwide LCA awareness. Therefore PE INTERNATIONAL gives away 15 versions of the "GaBi 4...more


PE INTERNATIONAL will contribute to the Sixth International Conference on EcoBalance entitled "Development and Systematizing of EcoBalance Tools Based on Life-Cycle-Thinking"

At the conference the focus will be on "Life-Cycle-Thinking". Discussion will concentrate on how Life-Cycle-Thinking could be implemented in decision making for companies, consumers and governments. The contributions...more


PE INTERNATIONAL is one of 25 partners in the project ecodesign interactive systems within the Sixth Framework Programme of the European Union.

Goal of the project (starting September 1st, 2004 until 2007) is to provide enterprises with methods and tools to optimize environmental aspects of their products and develop competitive advantages. The targets of the ecodesign...more


PE INTERNATIONAL conducted the LCA-on lightweight and end-of-life scenarios for generic compact class passenger vehicles (LIRECAR)

Within the framework of the Growth Program, the European Commission funded a project that aimed at identifying the environmental impacts and relevance for combinations of recycling / recovery and lightweight vehicle design...more


PE INTERNATIONAL carried out a LCA study on the environmental performance of biodegradable plastics during end of life.

The study demonstrates that incineration of biodegradable plastic is more sustainable than simply disposing it. For the presentation of the results different emissions (CO2, N2O) as well as energy consumption were selected. At...more


PE INTERNATIONAL & IKP present first ecological results on the Fuel Cell Bus system operated in Stuttgart at the f-cell conference in Stuttgart.

The CUTE (Clean Urban transport), ECTOS (Ecological City Transport System) & STEP (Sustainable Transport Energy Perth) projects were established to demonstrate the readiness of fuel cell technology as an almost emission-free...more


Even better now: GaBi 4 Download and Demo Area

We have simplified the user guidance in our download area for you and better harmonised the contents of the GaBi Demo. Potential buyers of the GaBi Software will be guided better from now on, to get to know the functionalities...more


LCA of the BTL-Fuel SunDiesel

Together with Volkswagen, DaimlerChrysler and Choren Industries, PE INTERNATIONAL has conducted an LCA of Sun Diesel. The project will be presented to the public on November 3rd and 4th at the congress "Synthetic...more


IISI collects LCA data with SoFi

The International Iron and Steel Institute IISI uses SoFi to collect its members basic LCA data. Steel producers all over the world have the opportunity to hand on their installation's data most efficiently to their umbrella...more


PE INTERNATIONAL exhibits on the POLLUTEC 2004 - The global environment technology event

from 30th November-3rd December 2004 at Lyons Eurexpo, Francemore


Publication on eco2 - a new service of PE Europe

PE INTERNATIONAL introduces its new service, the ecological and economic assessment of disposal alternatives. An article on "Assessment of Recycling Alternatives" was recently published (in German language only) in...more


PE INTERNATIONAL for the first time on the World's Largest Ecology Fair IFAT

The 2004 IFAT CHINA will present specific industry solutions and the latest technologies for implementing practical and economically feasible solutions as well as a wide range of highly qualified services in every area of...more


PVC life cycle study

Just published on the website of the European Commission's Enterprise Directorate-General, the study was conducted by a consortium led by PE INTERNATIONAL. The work's main aim was to provide an overview of the publicly available...more


PE INTERNATIONAL exhibits on the POLLUTEC 2004 - The global environment technology event

The 20th Pollutec, the international exhibition of environment technologies and services, will be held in Lyon. From 30th November to 3rd December this year, the fair is attracting some 2,400 exhibitors, 30% of whom will be from...more


GaBi 4 & Ecoinvent

From now on the Ecoinvent database of the Swiss ecoinvent 2000 project is available in GaBi 4. The database consists of about 2500 consistent, generic processes of different products and services like: Energy...more


New GaBi 4 Extension Database: Renewable Raw Materials

The range of the GaBi 4 extension databases will expand. The GaBi-Team has developed a database for renewable raw materials. The database will include more than 100 agricultural processes out of: fertilizers &...more


Eco-Efficiency Conference

PE INTERNATIONAL organizes together with IKP, ICT, Tufts University, Graduate School of Economics (Kobe University) and Centre of Environmental Science (Leiden University) the International Eco-Efficiency...more