CSR/Environmental Activities

Environmental Measures

Reduction of Environmental Burden

Energy Saving

  Rubycon has been designated as a specific proponent according to the Act on the Rational Use of Energy in 2010, and have been addressing to annual energy saving rate more than 1%, working on measures of saving energy of lighting, air-conditioning, and production equipment.
Energy saving achievements in recent years are as follows:
(Conversion per unit consumption)

YearEnergy Saving Result
20154.8% decreased
20165.4% decreased
20172.4% decreased
20180.1% decreased
20193.0% decreased
Running status of circulating roof spray system
Running status of circulating roof spray system

Reduction of CO2 emission

  We strive to achieve annual 1% reduction of CO2 emission.
  Achievements in recent years are as follows:

YearEmission% change v. previous year
20155,981t-CO21.5% increased
20165,770t-CO23.5% decreased
20176,267t-CO28.6% increased
20185,351t-CO214.6% decreased
20195,019t-CO26.2% decreased

  We achieved size & weight reduction and performance improvement of our products through R&D to respond to customers requests. We continue further improvement in size reduction to reduce CO2 emission and contribute on energy conservation.

Promotion of Recycling

  • Waste Vinyl
    We maintain 100% recycling of waste vinyl.
  • Paper
    We are working to recycle paper and reduce the amount of paper that is treated as combustible materials. The current recycling rate in 2019 is 64%.
  • Miscellaneous
    We are committed to recycling by thoroughly sorting waste. We aim to achieve zero emissions.

PRTR(Pollutant Release and Transfer Register)

We prepare annual report according to the PRTR Act. The achievements in recent years are as follows:

YearTransferred amount
2014180kg
2015130kg
2016139kg
2017240kg
2018260kg
2019520kg

Reduction of waste generation

We are working on the reduction of waste generation.
Recent achievements are as follows:

YearAmount of waste
2014334 tons
2015344 tons
2016368 tons
2017272 tons
2018177 tons
2019168 tons

Environmental Clean-up Activities

Environmental Clean-up Activity   We, at Rubycon, are operating research, development and production in natural blessings. As expressed with our environmental catchphrase "I preserve the environment," we are continually striving for cleaning on and around our premises by preserving nature, in order to make visitors comfortable.

Conformance with RoHS Directives

Conformance with RoHS Directives

TYPE Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors Film Capacitors
SMD Lead Wire Snap-in Screw terminal Metallized Foil
RoHS Compliance Complied
Lead Not contain
Terminal material (∼Φ10)
Fe/Cu/Sn-0.5Bi
Fe/Cu/Sn Aluminum Fe/Cu/Sn or Cu/Sn Fe/Cu/Sn
(Φ12.5∼)
Fe/Cu/Sn
Resistance to Soldering heat Reflow
(*2)
260ºC Flow Soldering Not applicable Please find ″Soldering Operation″
Cadmium Not contain
Mercury Not contain
Chrome(Ⅵ) Not contain(*1)
PBB/PBDE Not contain
DEHP/BBP/DBP/DIBP Not contain
Identification for RoHS Compliance Parts Add ″RoHS Compliance″ marking on inner and outer carton lable
TYPE Conductive Polymer Aluminum electrolytic Capacitors Polymer Multi-Layer Capacitors Electric Double Layer Capacitors
PZ-CAP SMD Lead Wire Lead Wire
RoHS Compliance Complied
Lead Not contain
Terminal material Lead Fe/Cu/Sn Brass/Cu/Sn Fe/Cu/Sn Fe/Cu/Sn
SMD Fe/Cu/Sn-0.5Bi
Resistance to Soldering heat Lead Flow Soldering
260ºC
260ºC
Reflow/
Flow Soldering
Flow
Soldering
260ºC
Flow
Soldering
260ºC
SMD Reflow
(*2)
Cadmium Not contain
Mercury Not contain
Chrome(Ⅵ) Not contain(*1)
PBB/PBDE Not contain
DEHP/BBP/DBP/DIBP Not contain
Identification for RoHS Compliance Parts Add ″RoHS Compliance″ marking on inner and outer carton label
*1:Band of Screw terminal type: Chromium(Ⅲ)
*2:Please find "Reflow Soldering Condition".

Regarding compliance to European REACH Regulation

According to the content of RIP3.8TGD (Technical Guidance Document) which is published on 26 May 2008, our electronic components are "articles without any intended release". Therefore they are not applicable for "Registration" for European REACH Regulation Article 7 (1).

ISO14001 Acquisition Information

Rubycon Corporation Head Office and Main Factory

Obtain date Standards Certificate No. Update Expiration Date
1999.10.8 ISO 14001 JQA-EM0540    
2005.10.8 ISO 14001 :2004 "    
2017.10.8 ISO 14001 :2015 " 2020.10.8 2023.10.7

Rubycon Corporation Power Supply BU Center

Obtain date Standards Certificate No. Update Expiration Date
2006.2.17 ISO 14001 :2004      
2011.10.17 ISO 14001 :2004 ISAE187    
2019.1.21 ISO 14001 :2015 " 2021.1.19 2024.2.16

Rubycon Electronics Inc.

Obtain date Standards Certificate No. Update Expiration Date
2003.6.13 ISO 14001 JQA-EM3239    
2006.6.13 ISO 14001 :2004 "    
2017.6.2 ISO 14001 :2015 " 2021.6.13 2024.6.12

Rubycon Engineering Inc.

Obtain date Standards Certificate No. Update Expiration Date
2003.1.17 ISO 14001 JQA-EM2936    
2005.7.17 ISO 14001 :2004 "    
2018.7.6 ISO 14001 :2015 " 2020.7.17 2023.7.16

Seibu Rubycon Inc.

Obtain date Standards Certificate No. Update Expiration Date
2003.8.8 ISO 14001 JQA-EM0540    
2005.10.8 ISO 14001 :2004 "    
2017.10.8 ISO 14001 :2015 " 2020.10.8 2023.10.7

Shin-ei Capacitor Foil Inc.

Obtain date Standards Certificate No. Update Expiration Date
2000.3.24 ISO 14001 JQA-EM0795    
2006.3.24 ISO 14001 :2004 "    
2017.9.11 ISO 14001 :2015 " 2020.9.11 2023.9.10

Fukushima Rubycon Inc.

Obtain date Standards Certificate No. Update Expiration Date
2004.1.9 ISO 14001 JQA-EM3686    
2005.9.2 ISO 14001 :2004 "    
2017.10.8 ISO 14001 :2015 JQA-EM0540 2020.10.8 2023.10.7

Akita Rubycon Inc.

Obtain date Standards Certificate No. Update Expiration Date
2003.4.18 ISO 14001 JQA-EM3146    
2006.4.18 ISO 14001 :2004 "    
2017.10.8 ISO 14001 :2015 JQA-EM0540 2020.10.8 2023.10.7

Niigata Rubycon Inc.

Obtain date Standards Certificate No. Update Expiration Date
2006.2.17 ISO 14001 :2004      
2011.10.17 ISO 14001 :2004 ISAE187    
2019.1.21 ISO 14001 :2015 " 2021.1.19 2024.2.16

P.T. Rubycon Indonesia

Obtain date Standards Certificate No. Update Expiration Date
1999.11.1 ISO 14001 99-0055-1    
2006.5.31 ISO 14001 :2004 "    
2018.4.2 ISO 14001:2015 99-0055 2020.2.21 2023.3.29
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