Manufacturing

  • Large vats in a foundry

    General manufacturing

    By improving energy efficiency, manufacturers can reduce costs and increase predictable earnings in the face of rising electricity prices.
  • Vegetable sorting machine at Simplot.

    Food and beverage manufacturing

    Tight profit margins and rising energy prices create a strong case for energy efficiency in the food and beverage sector.
  • Photo of many pipe lines in an industrial plant

    Chemicals and plastics manufacturing

    The potential to improve energy efficiency has been shown to be significant in chemical and plastic industrial plants by both theoretical studies and practical experience.
  • A picture showing a bulldozer moving wood chips ready for processing. Photo by monkeyc.net on Flickr

    Pulp and paper manufacturing

    Energy constitutes as much as 15% of total operating costs in the pulp and paper sector, so energy efficiency reductions can make a difference to the bottom line.

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